30 May 2018

Diabetes death rates in Fiji worst in the world

From , 5:05 am on 30 May 2018

The latest life expectancy world rankings show Fiji has the highest death rate from diabetes in the world with 188 of 100,000 fatalities being attributed to the disease.

The head of Diabetes Fiji says the ranking highlights the magnitude of the problem and the need for a more proactive approach.

Jenny Meyer reports.

diabetes medical kit

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