As part of the “Diabetes in the Classroom" program, DiaLeb organized an awareness session at Lycee Amchit in collaboration with the school’s Parents Association on May 2, 2018. Endocrinologist Dr. Ghada Ballane began her presentation by giving an explanation about diabetes types, symptoms, treatment and management. Afterwards, Ms. Lina Farhat, dietitian and awareness program coordinator at DiaLeb, highlighted the importance of healthy balanced eating for the prevention and treatment of diabetes and answered questions regarding the topic. In addition, blood glucose screening, courtesy of OneTouch, was performed to students’ parents and glucose meters were offered to people with type 2 diabetes.

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