According to the World Diabetes Day, the Association of the Diabetes Association of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah on Saturday at the headquarters of the Women's Sports Foundation completed the "Blue Circle 10" campaign, which was held this year under the title "Family Olympics" and the sport was focused on education and educating members of society about ways to prevent and coexist with diabetes and carried the slogan "with some sweet … family and diabetes."
The blue circle is a global diabetes symbol developed in the context of a global diabetes awareness campaign. The logo was adopted in 2007 after the United Nations adopted the World Diabetes Day. The blue reflects the sky that unites all nations and nations, and the circle raises the unity of the international community against diabetes.
The event was attended by HE Nada Askar Al Naqbi, Director General of the Sharjah Women's Sports Foundation, Iman Rashed Saif, Head of the Department of Health Education at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, and Chairman of the Diabetics Association of Khawla Al Haj. Several sporting events, Free examinations and expensive prizes and public awards were attended by the event. The event was attended by many women and their children who wanted to participate in sports activities and enjoy the awareness messages that the event highlighted.
"The patronage of His Majesty Sharjah, Her Majesty Sheikh Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, President of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs of the Friends of Diabetes Association and its initiatives and projects, contributed to the achievement of the goals of the society and the achievement of various target groups. The health efforts of the Sharjah Emirate and The UAE to preserve the health of citizens and residents, emphasizing the importance of the Diabetes Association's Association to launch initiatives, campaigns and education programs that increase awareness of diabetes, support and support patients and promote eating Health and exercise in order to achieve the goals of the association.
"More than 425 million people currently live with diabetes," said Dr. Ilham Al Amiri, Vice President of the Association of Diabetes Friends of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. Most of them are type II, which can be largely prevented by regular physical activity, healthy and balanced nutrition and the promotion of a healthy living environment. The family plays a key role in reducing the possibility of concussion, promoting healthy eating and exercise. "
Amiri stressed that the organization of this event is in line with the vision of the Sharjah Emirates and the United Arab Emirates in order to preserve the health of citizens and residents, and to encourage them to adopt a healthy lifestyle and reduce the chances of infection, finding that in two people with diabetes 2 Their disease has not yet been diagnosed, so early diagnosis and treatment are the basis of preventing complications from diabetes and achieving health outcomes.
"According to statistics, fewer than one in four members of the same family can obtain diabetes education programs, although many studies have shown that family support and involvement in diabetes care has a significant impact on improving Health outcomes. It is therefore important that all people with diabetes and their families, raise awareness and support in order to reduce the negative psychological consequences of diseases that can affect the quality and quality of life. "
The Association of Diabetes Friends, established in 2008, promotes community awareness and education on ways to prevent and coexist with Type 1 and II diabetes, in addition to supporting these patients and providing them with appropriate treatment in collaboration with many hospitals and health centers. From the various health sectors in the UAE.