The National President of Diabetes Association of Nigeria, DAN, Dr. Mohammed Alkali don talk say about 10 million Nigerians get diabetes and the number of people with the disease still dey increase. Dr. Alkali say the disease dey almost every household, say two-thirds of the diabetic persons no know say them get diabetes.
Dr. Alkali wey be the Chief Medical Director, CMD of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, still warn say make we no dey too chop processed food, fast food, say them fit cause diabetes. Say make we dey take natural food, and fruits instead of processed ones and make we dey do exercise daily.
Associate Professor Lawal, sev beg Federal government to partner with traditional medicine practices council of Nigeria to find genuine medicine wey go fit cure the diseases and on the other hand, provide free diabetes drugs to patients or make the drugs dey cheap.