Doctors call youths to sweat it out

Kathmandu: Regular exercise and balanced diet can keep diabetes at bay, doctors said at a programme organised in the capital today. They were speaking at a programme organised by the Nepal Diabetes Society and the KMC.

The International Diabetes Forum and the World Health Organisation began celebrating November 14 as the World Diabetes Day from 1991. Dr Baburam Marasaini of the Ministry of Health said the ministry is making preparations to introduce policies on non-communicable diseases. The ministry is looking forward to working together with the private sector in fighting non-communicable diseases.