Most of us, I mean the older folks, are aware of the saying ‘Health is wealth’. During our days it was displayed prominently on school notice boards, at playgrounds and even in our homes. My dad had placed a poster next to the fridge, a sort of a reminder to eat healthy. But I don’t see anything on those lines displayed as prominently these days.
Strong family support and wise personal choices will definitely drive down the diabetes plague worldwide, according to an international organisation advocating
Researchers have found that drinking two-and-a-half glasses of orange juice a day could reverse obesity and reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes.
In light of World Diabetes Day, various initiatives and awareness campaigns were held across the UAE to increase awareness among the residents about the disease.
The soaring prevalence of diabetes in the world, with nearly three times more diabetics today than 35 years ago, is a matter of huge concern and it is disappointing that the marking of the World Diabetes Day on Thursday did not help create significant alertness about the challenge posed by the sweet killer.
All proceeds from the registrations of the annual walkathon will be contributed to Al Jalila Foundation towards diabetes research.