Citizens suffering from diabetes and/or hypertension are urged to hit the nearest healthcare unit to have a free check-up.
The theme for World Diabetes Day 2021-2023 is “Access to Diabetes Care”.
A total of L.E. 15 million have been allocated to support “Sound Foot” initiative to reduce the risks of diabetes, according to a Monday statement by the Ministry of Solidarity.
On January 11, many important events occurred that changed the world map, the most prominent of which was the success of the first trial to treat diabetes with insulin.
The ministry said it has provided treatment to 1,385,199 citizens free of charge, including 388,170 cases suffering from hypertension and 419,000 cases suffering from diabetes.
As Ramadan begins, diabetes patients who insist on fasting are advised to follow general dietary guidelines to stay health and avoid high blood sugar levels.
The Ministry of Health and Population revealed on Tuesday closing exportation deals of Egyptian made insulin with 11 countries.
The campaign aims at screening citizens above the age of 18 to determine the prevalence of Hepatitis C, obesity, and chronic diseases like diabetes and hypertension.
The treatment of around 360,000 patients on waiting lists over three years costs LE18 billion.
The screening identified 5,3 million diabetes patients, and 3.6 million hypertension patients.
Heart diseases and diabetes constitute the main reasons behind deaths in Egypt.
Fasting during Ramadan can lead to serious health complications for people suffering from diabetes;thus most of diabetes patients are advised not to fast
How young people with type 1 diabetes relate to their peers may have important effects on how well they manage the disease and how distressing it is for them.
Nearly six percent of new cancers diagnosed worldwide in 2012 - some 800,000 cases.
The day was created to serve as a platform to highlight the importance of accessible and affordable diabetes medication and technology.
The Health ministry and National Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology launch an awareness campaign on World Diabetes Day.
People with type 1 diabetes who exercise - and the more the better - are less likely to die prematurely than their sedentary counterparts, a recent study suggests.
People with diabetes may not always feel classic symptoms like acute chest pain when they have a heart attack.
The costs of diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa could double to almost $60 billion annually just 13 years from now.
A new study suggests that a substance in broccoli may help diabetes patients have better control of their blood sugar.