Experts canvass healthy body weight to prevent diabetes | The Guardian Nigeria News


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Health experts have once again recommended maintaining healthy body weight, being physically active for at least 30 minutes regularly, moderation in intensity of activities on most days, is required for preventing diabetes.

The experts, who spoke in an interview to observe World Diabetes Day 2020, noted that eating healthy diet, avoiding sugar and saturated fats intake and tobacco use or smoking are required in reducing the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

The theme for this year World Diabetes Day is ‘the Nurse and Diabetes’. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness on the crucial role that nurses play in supporting people living with diabetes.

Former President, Association of Resident Doctors in Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Dr. Olubunmi Omojowolo, said diabetes occur when the pancreas, an organ in the body, does not produce enough insulin.

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