A diabetes awareness session was presented to the National American School – Zahle by DiaLeb on February 11, 2019. Youth coordinator, Ms. Christine Maalouf, introduced DiaLeb’s work and activities and shared facts about diabetes. The importance of a healthy balanced eating and regular physical activity to prevent diabetes in the future were explained by dietitian Ms. Lina Farhat. Following the session, students filled diabetes surveys. Educational materials were distributed among them and free blood glucose testing was performed for parents and school staff.

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