DIABETES SCREENING AND AWARENESS PROGRAMS (ongoing)

DSM started island/Office and resort programmes as part of its ongoing programmes to create awareness.  The aim of this programme is to educate the population on risk factors, screening and prevention, potential complications and treatment possibilities, diet and exercise through screening, presentations, consultations and distribution of pamphlets. Some of the activities carried out in the islands/Offices and resorts include Diabetes Health Education sessions, Blood Glucose testing, consultations by Doctors and Nurses, BMI calculations and Body fat % calculations with advice on diet and exercise.