Series of programmes to mark diabetes day

The Kanachur Institute of Medical Sciences will organise various programmes on account of World Diabetes Day. The theme of this year's world diabetes day is "Women and Diabetes: Our Right to Healthy Future".

The programmes are being organised to promote the importance of affordable and equitable access to all women at risk of or living with diabetes, to essential diabetes medicines and technologies, self-management education and information they require to achieve optimal diabetes outcomes and strengthen their capacity to prevent type 2 diabetes.

Sports competitions such as throw ball, volleyball and running race were organised for women, at Kanachur Sports Ground, Natekal on Sunday.

On November 13, poster competition for the students of Kanachur Health Campus will be organised. The world diabetes day will be observed at the campus on November 14.

A Diabetic Awareness Walk from Deralakatte bus stand to Kanachur Hospital will be held at 8.30 am. Free blood sugar screening camp will be held at 9 am.

The Kanachur Urban Health Centre, Bikarnakatte in Mangaluru will organise a Diabetic Awareness Walk from Nantoor Junction to Kanachur Urban Health Centre, Bikarnakatte at 10.30 am.

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