ACTIVITIES

DMI Centre Activities

1.†Education on diabetes prevention and management for individuals at the Centre
2.† Diabetes awareness conducted for learning institutions; community and social groups; corporate bodies; and other organisations
3.†Organisation of diabetes youth camps: three-day residential camps for children with diabetes
4.†Measurement of blood sugar, blood pressure, weight, height and calculation of BMI
5.†Screening of feet and advice on foot care and risk factors for diabetic wounds
6.†Provision of insulin to children and adolescents from economically disadvantaged families
7.†Home visits for children on insulin
8.†Organisation of parentís forums three times a year
9.†Training of professional health care providers and lay educators
10.†Organisation of community medical camps countrywide