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World Diabetes Day

When:

Fri 13 Nov 2015, 11:00am–4:00pm

Where: Meridian Mall, 267 George Street, Dunedin, Otago

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Could you have undiagnosed Diabetes?
Diabetes is at epidemic levels in NZ (and worldwide) .. there are two types of Diabetes – TYPE 1 which is an auto immune disease and TYPE 2 which is often considered a lifestyle disease. Latest statistics show 40 people per day in New Zealand are diagnosed with TYPE 2 diabetes.

For many people (but not all) TYPE 2 diabetes can be prevented by making healthy food choices and staying active. There is a clear link between TYPE 2 diabetes and high blood pressure and / or disordered levels of fats in the blood. Approximately 250,000 kiwis do not know they have Diabetes … we need to find these people and help them turn their health around.
… and in Dunedin we are doing our bit …

On Friday 13 November, the Otago Southland Diabetes Research Trust (OSDRT) will be supporting World Diabetes Day, in Dunedin, with information and testing for the general public in the Meridian and Wall Street Malls between 11.00am – 4.00pm. Come down and get a 5 second blood glucose test …

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