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HEALTH MINISTER SAYS MOSTLY YOUNG PEOPLE LIVING IN GUYANA DIAGNOSED WITH TYPE 1 DIABETES

Some 150 young people living in Guyana are battling type 1 diabetes while an estimated 60,000 persons have type 2 diabetes, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony has revealed. World Diabetes Day is observed every year on November 14. This year the theme is “Educate to protect”. The Health Minister, during his daily COVID-19 update on Monday, revealed that while Guyana has health care programmes to treat diabetes, most persons are not aware.

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