In collaboration with the USAID and LAU and with the presence of the representative of his H.E. Minister of Social Affairs, Mr. Zahi El Haiby, DiaLeb organized an awareness session at Aabadieh Club on April 29, 2018. At first, Dr. Jackie Maalouf gave a brief overview about DiaLeb. Then, endocrinologist Dr. Maya Barake talked about the types, symptoms, and treatment of diabetes. Joelle Abou Hamra, nurse practitioner, then explained about the importance of improving the diabetes knowledge of nurses. Afterwards, blood glucose screening and monitoring of blood pressure were performed to all the attendees, and glucose meters were offered to people with type 2 diabetes.

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