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MOH Participates in Training Families on Healthy Cooking on the Occasion of the World Diabetes Day
23 November 2016
The Ministry of Health (MOH) has organized today, Wednesday, morning an awareness event on healthy cuisine at Diabetes Center in King Salman bin Abdulaziz Hospital (KSAH). The event included training families on how to cook in a healthy manner commensurate with diabetics. During the training, two types of Saudi common foods, in addition two types of fast foods, have been identified, and their cooking in the correct method has been displayed, in addition to the arrangement of a booth for preparing bread, juice, salads, and sweets in the healthy method, in the presence of a chef, who was practically preparing healthy foods and balanced diets.
This event comes in continuation to those awareness events carried out by the MOH on the occasion of the World Diabetes Day 2016, which is observed this year under the theme: “Eyes on Diabetes”. This year’s activities and topics focus on promoting two main messages, namely: Screening for type 2 diabetes to reduce the risk of its serious complications, as well as screening for diabetes complications, which is s the most important part in the development of the treatment plan for all types.
The MOH has pointed out that the events also included a number of awareness and educational booths that focus on diets, exercising, diabetic foot, and social service for diabetics.
It is worth mentioning that the MOH aims by these events to observe the World Diabetes Day, and promote the health awareness among all diabetics or anyone at future risk of this disease. Besides, the events encompassed scientific and educational activities for health service providers, including physicians, f/male educators of diabetes. The events also encompassed a large pavilion, meant to provide health awareness and education on dealing with diabetes and diabetics, in addition to the definition of diabetes risk factors and prevention, by means of following the proper healthy patterns, for all visitors of those events organized in collaboration with a number of healthcare centers.

Last Update : 28 November 2016 12:20 PM
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