People with diabetes receive health education

December 16, 2010

Setthathirath Hospital is located in Donkoy village, Xaysettha district, along the Kamphaengmeuang road.

(KPL) On December 14, Setthathirath Hospital in cooperation with Diethelm Pharmacy, Keth Pharmacy, Palamy Pharmacy held a seminar on treatment and self taking care for people with diabetes.

The seminar is designed to make people with diabetes know how to look after themselves when they fall ill, how to manage their diet routine, exercise, foot caring, foot exercise and drug taking, proper self vaccination of insulin and how to cope with side effects.

Health checking, blood testing for glucose and sight measurement were also available for people with diabetes.

The event is also to mark the World Diabetes Day (Nov 14), Vientiane’s 450th anniversary as national capital city and the 35th founding anniversary of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

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