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Diabetics Awarness Week Observed in the Federation
November 15, 2005

Health Professionals are expected to form a panel on VON Radio’s Let’s Talk Program on Tuesday evening as part of activities signalling Diabetes Awareness Week.

An all day symposium was held at the Hanley’s Road Community Centre in Gingerland to mark Monday’s observance of as ‘World Diabetes Day’

The one-day event, was facilitated by Dr Robert George of the Alexandra Hospital, who discussed the topic of “ Foot Care”.

Other activities to be held as part of the week’s observance include the annual diabetes quiz and screening which will be concentrated at the work place.

A service at the Eden Brown Church of God on Sunday, to commence the week of activities.

The theme for this years observance is “Put Feet First to Prevent Amputation”

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