Diabetes becoming a Global Health Issue: Wasim Akram

ISLAMABAD (Online) – Legendary cricketer Wasim Akram has said with increasing levels of poor nutrition and physical inactivity among people, type 2 diabetes may become a global public health issue, leading to serious health problems. He was addressing the participants of walk organised by Shifa International Hospital to mark World Diabetes Day, highlighting this year’s […]

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Involvement of youth in diabetes awareness can change society: Wasim Akram

Karachi: The latest estimates from the International Diabetes Foundation Atlas indicate that there are 382 million people, living with diabetes worldwide. A further 316 million people are currently at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes with the number expected to increase to almost 500 million within a generation. Researches show that Pakistan has high […]

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Wasim Akram – Awardee for the International Diabetes Federation (IDF)

Sir Michael Hirst, President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) presents Wasim Akram with an award for his work in regard to Diabetes around the world. #WDC2013 Twitter: @WasimAkramLive, @IntDiabetesFed, @GameManager. share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on […]

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Wasim Akram to get award on diabetes fight

Popular Pakistan paceman Wasim Akram Thursday said he will receive the first-ever young leader’s award in sports for his fight against diabetes in a congress in Melbourne. The 47-year-old, renowned for his left-arm pace bowling, has been fighting against the disease since 1997. “I have fought against diabetes because of my discipline and hard work […]

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Wasim Akram – Highs and Lows…!

Like any other celebrity, Wasim Akram has had his share of triumphs and setbacks in his professional and personal life. His left handed bowling and batting has earned him the type of fame that professional sportsmen envy, and would love to have. Wasim Akram is regarded as one of the pioneers who changed the face […]

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Wasim Akram as a role model for the youth of Pakistan!

Wasim Akram is the role model for hundreds of thousands of youngsters, all over Pakistan and in many parts of the world where cricket is played. A role model is someone who others look up to and admire. A role model provides inspiration and motivation like Wasim Akram, who is an intelligent, a courageous person […]

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Wasim Akram – a fan’s opinion!

For about 100 years, Allan Davidson – the lionhearted aussie, was considered the best left-arm fast bowler known to cricket. Then came Wasim Akram and the definition had to be rewritten. Early eighties saw the retirement of reverse-swing guru Sarfaraz and Imran getting sidelined for three injured years. This compelled a country wide fast bowling […]

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Wasim Akram – an international face

Wasim Akram – an international face, is not just a recognition he has achieved but a phenomenon envied by many. The journey started from the narrow streets of Mozzang, Lahore has taken him to be the bowling Coach for Kolkata Knight Riders; and he has gathered a loyal fan following on the way. The Sultan […]

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Wasim Akram – Walk for Diabetes; Vritual Tour!

Wasim Akram speaking at the ‘Quality of Life’ Seminar share: Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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