December 26, 2012

A gift of diabetes this holiday season

There is no country in the world that does not bear the burden of diabetes, Suriname included. There are an estimated 371 million adults living with diabetes according to the 2012 Diabetes Atlas Update published by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF).

Diabetes is estimated to kill 4.8 million adults in 2012 alone – one person every seven seconds. Read more.


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