Alzheimer's and Diabetes Conference

On 11 July 2017, The Alzheimer's Association Lebanon in collaboration with the National Diabetes Organization (DiaLeb) organized the conference Alzheimer's and Diabetes at Beit El Tabib, Beirut. The President of the Alzheimer Association Dr. George Karam opened the event with an introduction about how important it is to shed the light on diabetes in the case of Alzheimer's patients. Dr. Jackie Maalouf founder/president of DiaLeb, presented an overview about Dialeb activities and highlighted the importance of prevention. Then, awareness lectures were given by the guest speakers, Dr. Carla Sawan, endocrinologist who offered a diabetes presentation and our Dietitian Ms. Christelle Awkar who offered nutrition tips about how to manage Alzheimer patient's diet. A glucose testing courtesy of Accu-chek was offered to the attendees. Also, Educational materials were distributed.

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