Editorial comment – Diabetes reality

Dr Rajeev Patel adresses the participants during the 2nd Diabetes Fiji Symposium at Holiday Inn today. Picture: RAMA

IT is shocking that we have an eleven-year-old child as Fiji’s youngest diabetes patient. The revelation by the Health Ministry’s national adviser for non-communicable diseases, Dr Isimeli Tukana at the second National Foot Care Symposium at Suva’s Holiday Inn is a concern. The 11-year-old, Dr Tukana confirmed, contracted adult diabetes commonly known as type 2 […]

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