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Diabetes can be controlled. But there's no medicine for some people who need it.

By Richard E. Sanya, Post-doctoral Research Scientist, African Population and Health Research Center
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The burden of diabetes is increasing globally. There are about half a billion people in the world living with the disease. In sub-Saharan Africa, 23 million people had diabetes in 2021. This number is expected to increase to 33 million by 2030 and 55 million by 2045.

Currently, diabetes has no cure. But it can be controlled using medicines, diet and lifestyle modification.

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