Sharjah: Sharjah-based Mates of Diabetes Affiliation just lately organised a digital workshop for nurses of faculties taking part within the ‘Tremendous Hero’ marketing campaign, one of many affiliation’s initiatives aimed toward elevating individuals’s consciousness of easy methods to dwell with and forestall diabetes.
The affiliation is without doubt one of the health-promoting organisations underneath the Well being Promotion Division of the Supreme Council for Household Affairs in Sharjah. The workshop was held in collaboration with Ministry of Well being and Prevention (MoHAP).
The workshop was attended by Khawla Al Haj, head of Mates for Diabetes Affiliation; Dr Ilham Al Amiri, vice-president of the affiliation, a gaggle of docs and well being educators, and numerous college nurses.
The agenda included coaching nurses and coordinators on easy methods to cope with hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia in kids; easy methods to use blood-glucose meters and urine check strips for measuring glucose and ketones; in addition to easy methods to inject insulin and glucagon. The contributors additionally supplied well being ideas and recommendation to college students with diabetes and non-diabetic college students on easy methods to dwell with and forestall diabetes.
Following wholesome life
Al Haj stated the workshop is a part of the affiliation’s ongoing efforts to take care of the well being of scholars and encourage them to observe wholesome life in order to keep away from them getting diabetes. She highlighted the significance of the workshop in enhancing the abilities and experiences of faculty nurses in coping with college students with diabetes and briefing them on the brand new preventive strategies that assist defend college students from this illness.
The occasion additionally featured a video concerning the affiliation’s message, achievements and the actions of the Tremendous Hero marketing campaign, along with organising lectures on wholesome diets for diabetic sufferers and methods of defending the rights of youngsters with diabetes to dwell a standard life similar to their non-diabetic friends.