“In the bits, people are dying more from diabetes complicated ailment than other major illnesses, so the government should pay more attention to assist people in checking themselves regularly”.
A cautionary statement by Lion Tunji Oredipe, the project chairperson of Ikorodu metropolitan lions club on the 23rd of November 2022.
Responding to a finalized free diabetes program organised by the club at both Oke-eletu health centre and Ijede council’s PHC, which catered to approximately 300 patients.
According to Lion Tunji, the club first took the program to Oke-eletu health centre, and after successfully aiding more than 150 individuals, they were compelled to put up with the free program by the council’s secretariat PHC to allow additional dwellers to benefit from the laudable course.
Lion Tunji proceeded, “We came to Ijede local council’s health centre due to request we received from Oke-eletu to extend our goodwill measures”.
“From my numerous experience in serving the club, it is obvious that diabetes can only be prevented by early check and adequate treatment from a doctor’s recommendation”.
“Most times, people do not realise they have diabetes until they fall ill and fall prey to its complicated, it is to that effect we promptly asked people to do frequent tests to ascertain their sugar level”.
“It is traditional for our club to carry out this free diabetes program annually every November” Lion Tunji concluded.
The club earned commendations from medical experts on the ground in both health centres.