Diabetes Awareness - Fouad Shehab Command & Staff College

DiaLeb held a diabetes awareness session at "Fouad Shehab Command and Staff College"(Kuliyat Al Arkan Aluuliy), Ministry of Defence, Baabda on June 4, 2012. The event included an overview about DiaLeb and activities presented by Dr. Jackie Maalouf, President of DiaLeb. It involved a presentation by endocrinologist Dr. Elizabeth Abou Jaoude who talked about diabetes, diagnosis, types, and medical management. Mrs. Ranwa Abou Antoun, nutritionist, then explained the nutritional management of diabetes with emphasis on good nutrition habits and regular physical activity. The presentation were very interactive and showed the interest of the attendees. The event was followed by a healthy, low calories, low carbohydrates, and sugar-free cocktail. 70 Generals form the Lebanese army as well as a few Generals from Jordon, Kuwait, and KSA attended the conference.


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