News and insights brought to you by the International Diabetes Federation
Krishna Gopal Adhikari

People living with or at risk of type 2 diabetes in Nepal, like in many other developing countries, have been greatly impacted by COVID-19.
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This World Diabetes Day, IDF is urging governments and healthcare organisations to invest in the recruitment and training of more nurses so that they can provide the best possible support to people living with diabetes.
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GI is a measure of how quickly the food ingested raises blood glucose levels after eating.
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Daily physical activity is an integral part of diabetes management. COVID-19 restrictions in place in many countries has made exercising at home increasingly common.
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"Diabetes Assist” or “Alert Dogs” can help people with diabetes have a greater sense of comfort and stability.
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    The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency. People with diabet...
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    Jessica Apple was diagnosed with LADA at the age of 35. Together with her husband Mike, she has emba...
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    Muhammad Ali made history on September 15, 2018, becoming the first UK boxer with type 1 diabetes to...
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    There’s a reason why insulin affordability matters to Nicole Smith-Holt. In 2017, Nicole’s adult son...
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