A blood glucose monitor is used by diabetics to measure the level of sugar in the blood. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 422 million people worldwide had diabetes in 2014. Photo: Alamy
A blood glucose monitor is used by diabetics to measure the level of sugar in the blood. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 422 million people worldwide had diabetes in 2014. Photo: Alamy
Wellness

Worrying ignorance of diabetes symptoms, in Asia and elsewhere, revealed

  • Nine in 10 parents in China would struggle to identify warning signs of the disease in their children, survey finds
  • Another survey finds a reluctance to get screened for diabetes even though respondents know the importance of having checks

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A blood glucose monitor is used by diabetics to measure the level of sugar in the blood. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 422 million people worldwide had diabetes in 2014. Photo: Alamy
A blood glucose monitor is used by diabetics to measure the level of sugar in the blood. According to the World Health Organisation, more than 422 million people worldwide had diabetes in 2014. Photo: Alamy
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