50,000 diabetics in Montenegro



Today is World Diabetes Day. About 50,000 people live with this disease in Montenegro. It is estimated that there is a large number of unregistered patients.

Endocrinologist Djordje Krnjevic said that according to the number of newly diagnosed diabetics, Montenegro is practically on the second place in Europe, just after Turkey.

“These are not good facts. We are most concerned for our youngest population. There are possibiliies of more frequent complications,” said Krnjevic for Public Service.

He advised the citizens to return to healthy eating habits.

“Have a moderate physical activity, avoid stress as much as possible and do tests,” Krnjevic said.

Source: Radio Television Montenegro