This province commemorates the month of diabetes with various activities


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The provincial Ministry of Health will commemorate this Sunday of the month of diabetes, in the framework of World Diabetes Day celebrated on November 14, with various activities to take place in the cities of Ceres, Rosario and Santa Fe

<< In Rosario: This week, from 8:30 to 12:30 on recreational roads (President Roca and rivers) a survey of risk factors, weight control and height, blood pressure control, and nutritional counseling will be conducted.
<< In Santa Fe: on Wednesday 14th, starting at 10:00 in the Middle of Guadalupe Caps (Javier de la Rosa 1055) there will be educational and awareness activities for people with diabetes and the general public. Podiatrists from Vera Candioti Hospital will participate, make pedigree and advice on foot care.

On Sunday the 25th in the Federal Park, from 9:30 the information will be given on healthy eating, physical activity, taking blood pressure, measuring blood glucose and counseling about diabetes prevention and treatment.

On Thursday, November 29 and December 20 at 9 am, activities will be carried out aimed at the health staff of the Vera Candioti Hospital and health centers in their area of ​​influence, about counseling healthy habits in the work environment to minimize and prevent diabetes and other chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCD). In addition, there will be a workshop on motivation to change habits.

<< In Ceres, on Wednesday 21, Thursday 29 and Friday November 30 at 9:30, different professionals will talk about "Psychology in diabetes", "Educational diabetology", "Diabetic foot" and "Nutrition in diabetes. cooking ".
This is commemorated on November 14 of each year, coinciding with the birth of Canadian doctors and researchers Frederick Banting who, together with Charles Best, James Collip, and J.J.R. Macleod, discovered insulin, in October 1921.

In 1991, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) declared November 14 as World Diabetes Day in response to the alarming increase in cases of this disease in the world.

This is ECNT which occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body is inefficient using the insulin it produces. Insulin is a hormone that regulates blood sugar. When diabetes is not controlled, hyperglycemia (increased blood sugar) occurs, which over time, damages many organs and systems, especially the nerves and blood vessels.


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