South Asian Health Action Charity, Leicestershire South Asian Diabetes Support Group are working in partnership with Debo Kalley –Diabetes specialist and Health Coach and Shree Prajapati Association Leicester to raise awareness of World Diabetes Day theme: “Women and Diabetes- Our Right to a Healthy Future”.
Leicestershire South Asian Diabetes Support Group is a patient led culturally appropriate group for South Asian diabetic patients with type 1 & 2 diabetes. Leicester City has over 8.9% people with Diabetes. Leicester City South Asian Communities make up 12.8% with Diabetes. In India there were 69.1 million cases of diabetes in 2015.
Type 2 diabetes is up to six times more common in people of South Asian descent, and is agrowing problem in the community. South Asians with Type 2 diabetes aged 20 to 60 are atincreased risk of cardiovascular problems and associated conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart attacks and high cholesterol.
This is a very good opportunity to educate and raise awareness of diabetes to South Asian communities including the type of diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2), who is at risk, signs and symptoms, myths and misconceptions, complications, support group and the NHS services that are available.
DIABETES ENGAGEMENT, EDUCATION AND EMPOWERMENT EVENT – TUESDAY 14th NOVEMBER 2017 – 5.00pm to 9.00pm
Information Stalls provided by local organizations.
– Debo Kalley – Diabetes Expert Coach will facilitate 2 workshops from 6.00pm
7.00pm – Women’s Empowerment – Coaching for Diabetes & Self –Management, (For Women Only)
7.20pm to 8.20pm – Diabetes Complications and Management
(Mixed Men and Women session)
8.30pm to 9.00pm – Questions and Answers with Panel
To find out more about Diabetes, what it’s actually like to live with it every day and managing the condition please do not miss this event.
Please help spread the word and come along to the event also our monthly South AsianDiabetes Support Group meets on 2nd Tuesday every month so welcome to attend.
Thank you for your support.
Mr Kirit Mistry Mr Jayantibhai Mistry – Chair South Asian Health Action Charity
Mr Jayantibhal – President Shree Prajapati Association Leicester