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Diabetes Hub: Guide to Managing Diabetes

National Diabetes Reference Materials - An initiative under the War on Diabetes

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Diabetes is a Serious yet Common Condition in Singapore!

Diabetes is serious because 1 in 3 Singaporeans is at risk of developing the disease

1 in 3 Singaporeans is at risk of developing diabetes

Diabetes is serious because 1 in 9 Singaporeans has the disease

1 in 9 Singaporeans has diabetes

1 in 3 individuals with diabetes does not know he or she has it

1 in 3 individuals with diabetes does not know he or she has it

1 in 3 individuals diagnosed with diabetes continues to have high blood sugar levels

1 in 3 individuals diagnosed with diabetes continues to have high blood sugar levels

2 in 3 individuals individuals with newly diagnosed kidney failure have diabetes

2 in 3 individuals individuals with newly diagnosed kidney failure have diabetes

1 in 3 individuals individuals with diabetes have eye disease

1 in 3 individuals individuals with diabetes have eye disease

About 4 individuals with diabetes undergo amputations everyday

About 4 individuals with diabetes undergo amputations everyday


Diabetes Hub: Guide to Managing Diabetes