The Voluntary Work Unit at the College of Pharmacy, Umm Al-Qura University, on the occasion of the World Diabetes Day, organized an awareness and educational activity entitled, "Sugar Cube", on Thursday, 4 Rabi` Al-Thani, 1442 A.H., corresponding to 19 November, 2020 A.C., via the Zoom platform, at 5:00 p.m. The activity was presented by the pharmacist Ruba Al-Sa`idi. The event started with a speech by the Supervisor of the Voluntary Work Unit, Dr. Yusra Al-Hindi.
There were several parts to the activity, starting with an introductory lecture about diabetes, its symptoms and types offered by Dr. Ala Tulbah. Next, the activity tackled the remedies of diabetes, which were presented by Dr. Sharaf Izzat Sharaf. This was followed by a lecture on the use of herbs in diabetes, presented by Dr. Faisal Al-Senani, and a lecture on how to live with diabetes, which was offered by Mr. Shaden Fouda, a teaching assistant in the Department of Nutrition at the University of Tabuk.
At the end, everyone participated in a competition presented by the fifth year students and sponsored by Subway, Fitness Way, and Zahindar. The event concluded with a word of thanks from the College Dean, His Excellency Dr. Faisal bin Ateeq Al-Maliki.