A diabetic amputee and his family return to the medical ward at Masanga Hospital.
Stroke patient doing physiotherapy at Connaught Hospital in Freetown.
Worker at a Coca-Cola distributor in the city of Bo.
Diabetes and high blood pressure as well as “lifestyle choices” like smoking can lead to disabling cardiovascular conditions.
Stroke patient receives physiotherapy at Connaught Hospital in Freetown.
Promoting the western lifestyle in an advertisement for a new hotel and apartment development in the Freetown neighborhood of Aberdeen.
A fisherman gives a sugary sweet drink to his two year old daughter in the Freetown neighborhood of Aberdeen.
Customer picking up fast food to go at the Z-Tee Barbeque restaurant in Freetown.
A farmer takes a cigarette break in rural Bo District.
Cooking with large amounts of palm oil, a regular ingredient in Sierra Leonean cuisine.
Vendor selling spices, many of them laden with sodium, in the main market in M'bour.
A vendor selling sugar and other westernized foods at a street side store in Freetown.
Patients at Masanga Hospital in Tonkolili District.
A beggar leaving a Coca-Cola distributor in the city of Bo.
Vendors at the fish market in the Freetown neighborhood of Aberdeen.
Exercising at the free outdoor gym in the Freetown neighborhood of Aberdeen.
Exercise class on the main roundabout in the Freetown neighborhood of Aberdeen.
Serving attaya tea, a sweet tea consumed throughout the day.
A diabetic keeps an eye on his weight.
A commercial baker examines his baguettes baking in the oven. A dietary staple and full of carbohydrates, white bread poses challenges for diabetics attempting to regulate their blood sugar.
Loading baguettes into the back trunk of a taxi for delivery.
Delivering bags of unhulled rice to a processing facility. Rich in carbohydrates, white rice can pose challenges for diabetics attempting to regulate blood sugar levels.
An emergency medical technician wheels out the body of a six-year old girl who died from unregulated type 1 diabetes.
Patient at a free health screening in recognition of World Diabetes Day.
Determined to maintain a healthy lifestyle, members of an exercise club sing and clap while walking around their neighborhood.