During the effectiveness of the blue circle (from the source)
Sharjah (Al Ittihad)
The Association of Friends of Diabetes at the Sharjah High Council for Family Affairs completed yesterday at the headquarters of the Women's Sports Foundation Blue Circle 10 activities in accordance with World Diabetes Day, which was released this year under the name Family Olympics and included many educational and sports articles aimed at raising awareness and educating members of society for the purposes of prevention and coexistence with diabetes, and bore the slogan "with some sweeter … family and diabetes." The Blue Circle is a global symbol of diabetes, developed as part of the global unite for the sake of diabetes information campaign. The logo was adopted in 2007 after the adoption of World Day for Diabetes by the United Nations.
Blue reflects the sky, which unites all nations and peoples, and the circle indicates the unity of the international community in the face of diabetes.
The event was attended by Nada Askar Al Nakbi, CEO of the Sharjah Women's Sports Foundation, Eman Rashid Saif, Director of the Department of Health Education at the High Council for Family Affairs, and Howlah Al Haj, President of the Association of Friends of Diabetes. The event was attended by sporting events and educational sessions. Relying on gifts and prizes for the public.
The event was attended by a wide range of women and their children, all of whom were interested in interacting with paragraphs, participating in sporting events and listening to awareness messages highlighted by the event.
“The patronage of His Highness Vladyka Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikh Jawakher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, President of the High Council for Family Friends of the Diabetes Association, and his initiatives and projects contributed to the achievement of the goals of the Society, the achievement of various target groups Sharjah and the UAE to maintain the health of citizens and residents.
“Currently, more than 425 million people live with diabetes, most of them are type 2, which can be largely prevented through regular physical activity and healthy eating,” said Dr. Ilham Amiri, vice president of the Society for Diabetes High Council for Family Affairs. Balanced and healthy habitat. The family plays a key role in reducing the risk of this disease by encouraging healthy eating and exercise. ”
Amiri stressed that the organization of this event was consistent with the vision of the Emirate of Sharjah and the UAE to maintain the health of citizens and residents, as well as encourage them to a healthy lifestyle and reduce the risk of disease, noting that one of two people with type 2 diabetes has not yet diagnosed them. aware of the disease, so early diagnosis and treatment are key to preventing complications from diabetes and achieving health outcomes.
“According to statistics, less than one out of every four members of one family can receive diabetes education programs, although many studies have shown that family support and the inclusion of diabetics in treatment have a significant effect on improving health outcomes. Therefore, it is important that all people with diabetes and their families have access to information and support to reduce the negative psychological impact of the disease, which can affect the quality and quality of life. ”
The newspaper "Al-Ittihad" "Friends of diabetes" unites the efforts of family members to combat the disease
https://www.alittihad.ae/article/75292/2018/ "Friends of Diabetes" -An-Effort-Members-family-To address the disease