Diabetes: national prevention week


National Diabetes Prevention Week, whose theme this year is balance, will take place from June 2 to 9.

The campaign visual illustrates “the need to know how to find the right balance between pleasure (healthy food and physical activity) and alertness (food that is too sweet, too fatty),” says the French Federation of Diabetics. Locally, the Saint-Martin Santé association in collaboration with the federation will offer several activities to raise awareness, in particular at the Louis Constant Fleming hospital center (June 2) and the Hotel de la Collectivité (June 6). Diabetes is "a chronic disease characterized by the presence of an excess of sugar in the blood, called hyperglycemia", according to the Ministry of Health. _EH

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