Wednesday, 25 April 2018 16:41

Health Watch: Know Your Numbers

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According to the World Health Organisation, Non Communicable Diseases, or NCDs, are by far the leading cause of death in the world.

Statistics show that more than 36 million people die each year because of it. In Trinidad and Tobago, the most common NCDs are Hypertension and Type 2 Diabetes.

Primary Care Physician of the North Central Regional Health Authority, Dr. Fleur Tam-Noel, is encouraging citizens to know their blood pressure and sugar level numbers to deal with NCDs as early as possible.

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