Diabetes

Fact File

 Essential Facts

  • Less than 1 in 4 family members have access to diabetes education programmes.
  • 1 in 2 people currently living with diabetes is undiagnosed.
  • Encourage each family member to be screened for diabetes.
  • The disease raises the blood sugar.
  • Diabetes can cause problems with other  organs.
  • It can increase the risk hearth disease ,stroke and death.

Diabetes affects people from all walks life-from the very young to very old:

 

  • Diagnostic Testing

Performed when an individual exhbits symptoms or signs of the disease.

  • Screening

Is to identify asymptomatic individuals who are likely to have diabetes.

 

Prevent Complications:

 Early diagnosis and treatment are key to prevent the complications of diabetes and achieve healthy outcomes.

Address

 Diabetes Management & Information Centre
Jadala Place, 2nd Floor. Ngong Lane,
off Ngong Road

Contact Us

Phone no: (254) 722 755 828
P .O. Box 45099 00100, Nairobi

Email Us

info@dmi.co.ke