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Kazakhstan celebrates the world day of fight against diabetes


Today, in all regions of Kazakhstan is the world day against diabetes. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness about the disease and its prevention. 

In organizations of primary health care (hereinafter - PHC) will be held open days with the assistance of endocrinologists, internists, pediatricians, ophthalmologists and other specialists. Students can get laboratory and instrumental diagnostics, in particular to determine the level of blood glucose, glycated hemoglobin in patients with diabetes, measurement of height and body weight, blood pressure levels.

In the diabetes schools will be organized lessons on nutrition, the use of glucose-lowering means, the normalization of lipid metabolism and blood pressure in their abuse, health in schools - formation of patients skills to reduce the adverse impact of behavioral risk factors (nutrition, physical activity, stress management, avoiding harmful habits).

In addition, anyone can participate in the information campaign "Defeat diabetes", which purpose - consolidation of efforts of society in the fight against diabetes. 

Conditions of participation in shares of the following: on the sheet to write a short message on the theme, "Keep your super form!", for example: exercise, refrain from bad habits, go through the checks, love life, etc. Then you need to post photos on his Facebook page, or the page "Defeat diabetes", adding the hashtag #diabetes.

Recall that the world day against diabetes celebrated since 1991 on the initiative of the International diabetes Federation and the world health organization.

Changed on 16 November, 2016 - 12:28
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