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Diabetes Treatment in Ghana

Diabetes treatment in Ghana is a growing concern due to the increasing prevalence of diabetes in the country. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability in Ghana, accounting for 7.4 percent of all deaths and 7 percent of disability-adjusted life years lost as reported by World Health Organization (WHO). Diabetes has become an important public health problem in the country, and as such, there is an urgent need to develop effective diabetes treatment strategies.

Recent studies have highlighted the need for improved access to diabetes care and management in Ghana. Diabetes treatment focuses on controlling blood glucose levels, managing cholesterol and hypertension, addressing foot care issues, and providing education about nutrition, exercise, medication management and lifestyle changes. These treatments can help prevent complications of diabetes such as heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness, nerve damage, and amputations. Diabetes can also lead to a decrease in quality of life, as well as increased risk of depression and anxiety. To address the diabetes crisis, there has been an increase in the number of organizations dedicated to providing diabetes treatment and education in Ghana.

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Symptoms of Diabetes

Urinate (pee) a lot, often at night
Feeling more thirsty than usual.
weight loss
Losing weight without trying.
Feeling tired and weak.
mood changes
Irritated or having mood swings.
blurry vision
Having blurry vision.

How We Reverse Your Hypertension?



Eating a balanced diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help keep your blood pressure in check.



Regular physical activity helps you maintain a healthy weight, reduce stress, and improve your overall health.

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Stress Management

Techniques such as deep breathing, meditation, yoga, journaling, & exercise can help reduce levels of stress.


1-1 Live Coaching

Through our program, you will work one-on-one with a certified health coach to create an individualized plan.


Yoga for Hypertension

Yoga may help reduce blood pressure by calming the mind and body, reducing stress levels, and promoting relaxation.

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Diabetes Care App

Unlimited access to our app with trackers, videos, glycemic charts, 1000+ recipes & more

Benefits of our Diabetes Program

Dedicated health coach

Daily support & answers to questions are just a message away

Continuous supervision

Our care team in Ghana monitors your Diabetes continuously via app

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Patient community

A private, opt-in forum for support from others suffering from Diabetes

Expert care at home

DiabetesMantra is 100% online—no waiting rooms, just on-demand care at home

Top Diabetes Doctors in Ghana

  • Dr. Kwame Opoku-Agyemang is a specialist in diabetes care and has been practicing for over 20 years. He has authored several articles on the subject, and is also a member of the American Diabetes Association and the Ghana Medical Association.
  • Dr. Kofi Ankrah is another highly qualified diabetic doctor located in Accra. He has extensive experience in treating type 2 diabetes, and also specializes in bariatric surgery and prediabetes treatments.
  • Dr. Emmanuel Agyeman is a highly experienced physician with vast knowledge of diabetes treatment options, as well as experience working with people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. He is also an assistant professor at the University of Cape Coast School of Medicine.
  • Dr. Kwaku Agyemang-Boamah is an expert on diabetes and has written extensively on the subject. He is also an associate professor at the University of Cape Coast and president of the Ghana Diabetes Association.
  • Dr Kwesi Amoako-Asare is a highly experienced diabetic doctor who has authored several books on the subject, including The Best Diet for Diabetics and The Complete Guide to Diabetes Treatment in Ghana. He is also head of medical services at Accra General Hospital, one of Ghana’s most renowned healthcare facilities.

How it works ?

Signup for online counseling

Signup for Diabetes program

Just complete a simple 5-minute online application to check your eligibility for the program and enroll.


Meet your care team

We’ll match you with a Mantra health coach in Niegria available 24/7 to you via call or chat.


Connect to our app

Follow suggestions provided by the app and your coach to beat diabetes. Track your progress in the app

Why to not delay Diabetes Treatment?


Heart Disease

90% of diabetics die of heart attacks!


Blood Pressure

65% of diabetics have high BP or hypertension.

Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease

Diabetes is one of the leading cause of kidney disease

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Cancer Risk

Diabetes increases risk of cancer significantly

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Our Patients Are Redefining Success


MantraCare has been a tremendous help in my journey with diabetes. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes three years ago and it was hard for me to cope with the changes in my lifestyle. However, after consulting MantraCare about my condition, their team of experts gave me comprehensive guidance on how to manage my diet, exercise regimen, and medications. In the three years since I started consulting MantraCare, my condition has been well-managed, with regular checkups that help me to make sure everything is in order. MantraCare also provided me with education about diabetes which was very helpful for understanding the disease better.”

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Frequently Asked Questions

When blood sugar or glucose levels are too high, diabetes develops. Insulin is a hormone that aids the movement of glucose from meals into your cells for energy. The body’s production of insulin or its use of insulin might be insufficient at times. Glucose is able to get into cells and remain in the blood as a result. Blood sugar levels rise as a consequence.

There are three primary types of diabetes: Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is caused by the immune system’s attack on the cells that manufacture insulin, a hormone that aids in the utilization and storage of glucose. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body’s ability to use insulin is lost. Gestational diabetes is a disease that pregnant women get when their bodies aren’t able to create and utilize insulin properly during pregnancy.

Diabetes is treated by MantraCare with a mobile app intervention, health coach sessions, physician visits, and medicine. Our health coaches in Ghana work with you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to treat diabetes using a healthy diet, exercise, and medication. Obesity treatment for type 2 diabetes includes weight reduction, healthy eating, regular exercise, blood sugar monitoring (insulin therapy).

Yes, diabetes drugs can be prescribed by online doctors at MantraCare. However, if you reside in a state or province where internet prescription is not permitted, we will try to connect you to a local doctor. Alternatively, we also deliver diabetes medication to Ghana.

The average cost of treating a person with diabetes was GH₵3,000 (US$125). This amounts to approximately one-third of the average individual’s monthly income.

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