Welcome to Diabetes Youth Care
In many hospitals in Ghana, adolescents and youth with chronic diseases are usually managed in the same setting as the adults. The age differences between them and the adults also create some cultural barriers. With this, most young people with chronic diseases would either come to the hospital close to closing time or would have very poor compliance to their various treatment regimens.
With this in mind, Diabetes Youth Care was set up in October 2012 in the Western Region at the Effia Nkwanta Regional Hospital to manage such patients separately to improve the quality of life for children, teens and families affected by diabetes. Diabetes YouthCare provides education and medical support to encourage personal growth, knowledge acquisition and independence.
Latest News & Events
March 26, 2017
October 23, 2016
Dr. Ernest Yorke Consultant Endocrinologist and Diabetologist Works with the University of Ghana Medical School…
October 19, 2015
We interacted with ultra marathon runner & Type 1 DM since age 8 years Gavin…
October 12, 2015
We talked about the “Managing Diabetes” brochure & insulin4all awareness creation. You may click on…
August 11, 2015
I wish to take this my opportunity to tell you a little bit about about…
August 9, 2015