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Action needed to combat rising youth diabetes in Tonga

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Action needed to combat rising youth diabetes in Tonga

An increasing number of Tonga’s youth are found to have diabetes, a disease that is incurable, and many of them have contracted diabetes because they eat the wrong foods. A Tonga Youth Diabetes Study Report 2013, released last week recommends a national screening of youths for the disease along with a national awareness campaign.

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