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Diabetes a Growing Health Menace in Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, problems with communicable diseases, like HIV, malaria and ebola are common.  But adult-onset diabetes is being seen more often in the region, in many of the world’s poorest countries, where doctors and medical facilities are not prepared to deal with the serious health problem. Diabetes now affects 21 million African men and women, a number that authors of an article in the journal "The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology" say is expected to climb to...

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