President Zeman diagnosed with diabetes

The Czech president, Miloš Zeman, has been diagnosed with diabetes, the newspaper Mladá fronta Dnes reported on Thursday. The diagnosis was made by a special team of 19 doctors. Mr. Zeman is known to have a taste for fatty and sweet Czech foods and will need to adjust his diet, along with cutting out alcohol. Health Minister Martin Holcát said that the president had a mild form of the illness and that a million people in the Czech Republic had diabetes.

Author: Ian Willoughby