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diabetics set Sunday

The provincial government of Negros Oriental, in cooperation with the Diocese of Dumaguete and the Australian organization, Insulin for Life, for all diabetics in the province, will hold a medical mission at the Lamberto Macias Sports Complex in Dumaguete City Sunday.

Organizers of the medical mission will distribute free insulin supplies and medicines to diabetics who will come to the event. There will also be a blood sugar testing starting at 6 a.m., a press release from the Capitol said.

A lecture on diabetic diet and complications will also be held. Apart from diabetics, the elderly, pregnant women, the obese, the hypertensive and those who are at risk of having diabetes are encouraged to attend the medical mission, the press release said.

Organizers said they hope they will be able to reach a large number of the diabetic population in the province and heighten people’s knowledge of the disease, the press release added.*

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