Roberto Pocaterra Hester Empresario ||// ‘Over 1,000 amputations yearly’* - EntornoInteligente / AT least 500 leg amputations are performed in the public health sector every year due to diabetes, Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh said yesterday. Noting this was a startling statistic for a country with a population as small as Trinidad and Tobago’s, Deyalsingh said his ministry’s non-communicable disease (NCD) programme was aiming to reduce this number, and education about a healthy lifestyle was key. 

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