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arrow Diabetes, heart and lung diseases reached critical level
PUTRAJAYA: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and chronic lung diseases, are on the rise among Malaysians. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said the situation was worsening every year with more young people becoming victims and dying from them.
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arrow I’m big
While acromegaly usually does not make adults tall giants as gigantism do in children, it comes with a host of other health problems. THE changes were so gradual, it took former accountant Ling Poh Hwa and his doctors five years to figure out he had acromegaly
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arrow Diabetes and blindness
KUALA LUMPUR: One in four patients with severe diabetic-related retina damage end up blind because they come in too late. The national Diabetic Eye Registry principal investigator Dr Nor Fariza Ngah said that out of 13,973 patients with diabetic retinopathy,
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arrow Alarming rise in number of diabetics in Malaysia
KUALA LUMPUR: The number of diabetics in the country has increased by almost 80 percent in the last 10 years from 1996-2006 to 1.4 million adults above the age of 30. Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said what was alarming was that almost 36 percent of them were undiagnosed,
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arrow Striking the right balance to keep fit
A Liverpool legend shares the importance of fitness and nutrition in playing football at the top level. THE black hair and moustache of his heyday may have gone, but about 10 years after retiring from professional football, Ian Rush’s physique is still pretty much intact.
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arrow Health: Dishes for diabetics
With a little thought and care, you can make delicious meals, including dessert, for a diabetic. MEERA MURUGESAN finds out how. MENTION “diabetic diet” and most of us will think of bland, tasteless dishes making their way to the dinner table.
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