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Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur

Journée mondiale du diabète 2012: Protégeons notre futur Le 14 novembre 2012, nous célébrons la journée mondiale du diabète. La campagne cette année-ci marque la quatrième année consacrée à l’Education et la Prévention du Diabète. Le diabète au Cameroun Cette … Continue reading

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Deux promoteurs de Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute à l’honneur au Congrès Mondiale d’ophtalmologie 2012

Dr Akef El-Maghraby et le Dr Daniel Etya’ale, deux promoteurs de la Magrabi ICO Cameroon Eye Institute, ont reçu des prix du Middle East Africa Council of Ophthalmology (MEACO) au cours du Congrès Mondiale Ophtalmologie (WOC2012) à Abu Dhabi. Les prix ont … Continue reading

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How do we ensure diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam?

Ensuring diabetics in Africa have their yearly eye exam should sound like a major challenge given that according to the International Diabetes Federation, at least 78% of diabetics in sub Saharan Africa don’t even know they have diabetes. Among patients … Continue reading

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Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes, and remains the leading cause of avoidable blindness in working-aged people. Africans and people with African ancestry seem to be among the most affected, with diabetic retinopathy being identified in close to … Continue reading

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