Talabi Diabetes Center
Talabi Diabetes Center Building

TDC At A Glance

Talabi Diabetes Center (TDC) is a not-for-profit grassroots oriented facility established in 2005 by the Olumuyiwa Talabi Family of Isara, in the Remo North Local Government area of Ogun State, Nigeria. The Center believes that diabetes is not a death knell; hence it is dedicated to ensuring that people with diabetes live a normal, productive and fulfilled life. To this end, AWARENESS CREATION, EDUCATION and CARE, are paramount to the Center.


Our Mission

The mission of the Center is to make a difference in the fight against diabetes: starting the combat at the grassroots.


Our Vision

Our vision is to overcome diabetes through the development of a sustainable, cost-effective and user-friendly intervention management strategy.


About Diabetes

Diabetes is a serious complex condition which can affect the entire body. Diabetes requires daily self care and if complications develop, diabetes can have a significant impact on quality of life and can reduce life expectancy.

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About the founder

When I was first diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (diabetes for short) in 1984, I did not attach any importance to the diagnosis. I just took diabetes as one of those diseases that will get cured after taking prescribed medications. With these high hopes, I set out to look for a cure from far and near. Unfortunately, everywhere I went I got an unmistakable response of “NO CURE”! (It was in this process that I got to know that diabetes per se, is not a disease; but the manifestation of a diseased or compromised organ (the pancreas) of the body). Although this response to my search was devastating since I know that diabetes kills, I was encouraged by the assurance given by all that I can effectively manage the situation and live a fulfilled life as long as I wholeheartedly…

Video Showcase

The Talabi Diabetes center is an independent, charitable non governmental institution established in 2005. Link to humanity met with the founder of the center Mrs Deji Olaenitan Talabi and she talks to us about the center.

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Our Areas Of Accomplishment


Interest in and celebration of World Diabetes Day (WDD)

Since its inception in 2005, the Centre, in collaboration with the Ogun State Chapter of Diabetes Association of Nigeria.


Education/Update Courses

In 2006, The Center in collaboration with the Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences, Shagamu.


Outreach Program

The Centre's Outreach activities are always preceded with Advocacy Visits to the kings, Community Heads and Leaders of towns and Communities

Photo Showcase

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From Our Blog

Get up to date information on diabetes and how to properly manage it from our blog. New contents are added every week to keep you up to date

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