In conjunction with World Diabetes Day, the Deanship of Students' Affairs at Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University, represented by the Nutrition Unit, conducts an outreach program entitled “Diabetes…needs awareness" in collaboration with the Saudi Charitable Association of Diabetes, on Sunday and Monday 13-14 Rabi Al-awwal 1441 AH.
The event aims to clarify the risks of diabetes and risk factors leading to the disease associated with the diet and daily lifestyle and how to reduce the likelihood of its occurrence through the adoption of a healthy diet and physical activity, through an interactive platform, which delivered awareness messages.
Various samples were also viewed to illustrate the correct steps that help modify daily dietary habits, measure blood sugar for the students, compare the results with normal levels and register diabetics from University students to provide the necessary support for them by involving them in the mentoring program to be conducted in cooperation with the Saudi Diabetes Charity.
This program comes within the framework of the agreement signed between the University and the Saudi Charitable Association of Diabetes to enhance the awareness of the University's students. As well as providing the necessary support to the diabetics of them through the establishment of a group to support the diabetics under the name of “Friends of Diabetes", through which the Association provides its free services and the Nutrition Unit oversees the support of those registered with it.