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Face to face with chronic disease
Zahida's story: living with diabetes
WHO/Chris de Bode

Zahida holds the local hospital responsible for not spotting the raised blood glucose in the first place. But she also knows she should have reported the lesion on her foot to her doctor much sooner.

Today, with the help of her family, Zahida is slowly recovering at home from the physical and emotional effects of surgery.

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