Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Awareness Campaign about Diabetes Organized at Girls Section

College News
- 2017/11/29

The University College, Girls Section organized an awareness campaign about diabetes on Monday 9 Rabia al-awal 1439AH. The campaign aims to raise awareness about diabetes, its types, causes, symptoms and treatment methods. It also aims to carry out preliminary checkups, such as checking blood sugar levels, blood pressure, and weight. Dr. Safaa Yehia Moneisy Eid, the Associate Professor at the College of Medicine in UQU, has delivered an educational awareness lecture to the college staff and faculty members about diabetes.

The campaign included awareness aspects presented by the female students of the College of Medicine, as well as students of the Social Club and Voluntary Club at the college, as healthy alternative were presented for diabetes, as well as foods such as vegetables and fruits that help control blood sugar levels, in addition to sugar-free drinks and foods that enhance the balance of sugar levels in the blood.