Are you young and, because you think diabetes is a condition suffered by elderly people, believe you are saved? Well, the World Health Organization, WHO, estimates for Nigeria, show that 4 million Nigerians are diabetic, and nearly 4 – 11 per cent of the population lives with diabetes. This estimate includes the young as well.
Many Nigerians are living with undetected diabetes and even for those that have been diagnosed just a fraction is receiving proper care and treatment.
In this episode of Nigeria Daily, we look at the story of a 26-year-old who has lived with diabetes for a reasonable fraction of his live.