WORLD DIABETES DAY: A Call For Routine Check Up
Dr. Bamidele Mustapha who is the Medical Director, General Hospital, Ifako-Ijaiye, has called on members of the public to cultivate the habit of routine health check-up of diabetes. Information Guide Nigeria
According to lagosstate.gov.ng/blog, Dr. Mustapha said regular screening and early check-up will enhance early detection of diabetes in the body.
The event which was organised to mark the Y2021 World Diabetes Day had as its theme: “Access to Diabetes Care, if Not Now, When?”.
Read Other Top News:
- NAFDAC Cautions Against Purchase Of Unpacked Cereals
- World Toilet Day: 46m Nigerians Still Defecate In The Open
- Nigerian Government Begs U.S. To Patronise Nigeria’s Agricultural Products
- Abuja To Vaccinates 1.5m Residents in 50 Days
lagosstate.gov.ng/blog reports that Dr. Mustapha said that World Diabetes Day is celebrated globally on the 14th of November to create awareness on the causes and management of the disease as well as care for diabetic people globally adding that the hospital has strictly observed this to reduce deaths that might arise from complications caused by diabetes.
He said, “Diabetes is a chronic disease which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces leading to an increased concentration of glucose in the blood (hyperglycaemia)”.
According to lagosstate.gov.ng/blog, he assured Lagosians that through the support of the Lagos State Government, they will receive quality and low-cost healthcare for the management of diabetes at Ifako-Ijaiye General Hospital.
Also Speaking Dr. Aramide Adediran, Consultant Endocrinology, in her lecture, titled: “Diabetes Mellitus – Challenges, Diagnosis and Care” said: “It is good to take lots of leafy greens because they are extremely nutritious and low in calories. Beans, garlic, avocados, fatty fish, yoghurt and nuts are also, among others, foods that can all help to regulate blood sugar levels”. Jamb Result
As reported by lagosstate.gov.ng/blog, Dietician Michael Shoretire, Head, Dietetics, and Nutrition Department of the Hospital, speaking on Medical Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes Management, added that if diabetes is not managed properly it could increase the risk for several and severe diseases.
Michael Shoretire advised victims to follow an overall nutritious balanced and adequate diet to drastically reduce the risk for complications.
⚽ Start winning football betting today!
👉 Get correct FREE GG and Over 2.5 football prediction tips. Click here to join
👍Showcase your business here!
With over 1M unique users per month across all channels, we have a large audience for you to showcase your products and services. Simply get in touch via 👉 marketing@Infoguidenigeria.com.
🤑 Make Money now!
👉 Make money writing for us. Apply for Freelance writing jobs in Nigeria.
👉 Make Money as InfoGuideNigeria Advertising Agents, read more here
✍️ Be Our Guest Publisher!
Do you have a press release, breaking news, or any other helpful information to share with our growing readers? If yes, send your article to 👉 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We will be glad to publish it if the information is useful to our audience.
This post can be helpful to somebody else, please share it on Facebook, Whatsapp, Telegram and Twitter. There are buttons below for this (easy to use too)!
Copyright Warning!Contents on this website may not be republished, reproduced, redistributed either in whole or in part without due permission or acknowledgment.
Proper acknowledgment includes, but not limited to (a) LINK BACK TO THE ARTICLE in the case of re-publication on online media, (b) Proper referencing in the case of usage in research, magazine, brochure, or academic purposes,.
All contents are protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1996 (DMCA).
We publish all contents with good intentions. If you own this content & believe your copyright was violated or infringed, please contact us at [email@example.com] to file a complaint and we will take necessary actions immediately.