‘I lost my leg to diabetes’
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Pakistan's soaring rates of 'diabetic foot'

Around 150,000 to 200,000 Pakistanis lose a limb due to complications from diabetes every year, according to estimates.

The vast majority of amputations can be prevented through early treatment, but poor healthcare and a lack of awareness means that for many in Pakistan, it's not possible to save the leg.

  • 05 Jun 2018
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