Daman support patients with diabetes with expert advice on managing their health and dietary requirements during fasting
The National Health Insurance Company- Daman today announced plans to organize an educational seminar titled “Managing Diabetes during Ramadan” on July 16 ahead of the holy month to support patients with diabetes with expert advice on managing their health and dietary requirements during fasting.
Seminar attendants will be offered a unique opportunity to learn more about managing diabetes and planning a suitable dietary routine during the course of Ramadan. The move comes as part of Daman’s unique Disease Management Program (DMP) designed to improve the quality of life for those suffering from chronic diseases. The Program, run by the Health Support Department at Daman, provides health coaches to work closely with members to manage their conditions.
Daman’s Health Support Manager, Dr. Alfons Grabosch, commented: “The seminar forms part of our ongoing dedication to support those who suffer from chronic diseases within our community. Raising awareness of the importance of nutrition amongst diabetics ahead of Ramadan, where many intend to alter their dietary habits, will help improve their fasting experience and reduce the risk of medical complications resulting from poor nutrition.”
The seminar, conducted by a professional team from the company’s Disease Management Program, will include an introductory session focusing on Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity, a session about healthy nutrition and healthy lifestyles for diabetics during Ramadan, and a workshop utilizing the powerful Diabetes Conversation Map, a renowned diabetes education tool developed by Healthy Interactions and the International Diabetes Federation.
A healthy dinner will also be offered at the end of the seminar explaining the right portions and types of food recommended through the Healthy Plate concept.
The seminar will be conducted in Arabic and is free of charge to the public. The seminar will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in the Liwa Majlis Ballroom in Abu Dhabi from 4pm until 8pm. Participants will be given the chance to win a trip for Umrah during Ramadan.
Seating at the seminar is limited, and it is therefore advised to register online by visiting Daman’s website at www.damanhealth.ae or contacting Daman’s events team by phone at +971 2 6145503 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.