Published: Jan 03, 2020
More than 100 million U.S. adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes, making the disease one of the most serious health risks in modern society: It is a major cause of blindness, amputation and kidney failure, as well as a contributor to heart disease and stroke.
Published: Dec 02, 2019
Permanent secretary of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), Silapasuai Rawisaengsun, said on Sunday (December 1) that the BMA is working with district offices, municipal offices as well as teachers to make all schools in the Bangkok area free of soda and soft drinks to promote children’s health and reduce the chance of diabetes among children and teenagers.
Published: Nov 16, 2019
There has been a 27 per cent increase in diabetes among Thai youth but the efforts of Sweet Enough Network in Saraburi province have been successful in reducing sugar consumption in schools in the province to eight teaspoons per day.
Published: Jul 15, 2019
As the number of elderly people in Thailand continues to rise, Department of Health director-general Dr Panpimol Wipulakorn predicted on Monday that the country would have more than 20.5 million senior citizens by 2040. She therefore instructed all public officials to urgently conduct healthcare promotion to tackle age-induced ailments.
Published: Sep 02, 2016
WITH THE GOAL of becoming No 1 in Thailand’s market for diabetes nutrition products by 2020, Thai Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Co yesterday launched a product with a low glycaemic index (GI) to target consumers who want to control sugar consumption, their weigh