"Sedentarity + obesity = dangerous connection" is the theme of the exhibition organized this afternoon by the association Espace Diabetes 28.
All about diabetes
The Espace diabetes 28 patient association is organizing its annual Diabetes and Dietetics Salon, today, at the Salle de l'Etape-au-Vin, at the Hôtel-Dieu in Chartres. The theme for this 2018 edition is "Sedentary life + obesity = dangerous connection".
Several specialists in this disease will hold stands: dietician, diabetologist, chiropodist, cardiologist, nurses, laboratories, service providers, etc. The public will also be able to get a free test with a blood glucose test.
Three half-hour lectures are scheduled this afternoon: "Food and health" by Émilie Colas dietician, at 2 pm; "The misdeeds of tobacco", by Dr. Rabut, cardiologist, at 3 pm; "Physical Activity and Health" by Dr. Bekka, a diabetologist at 4 pm A chocolate tasting for diabetics is also planned.
Géraldine Linet, the president of Espace Diabetes 28, explains: "With 300 members, our association offers year-round individual interviews with a nurse and / or a dietician and group workshops led by specialists. Awareness, prevention and screening actions are also organized, on request, in companies and schools.
The members of the board of directors recall that "diabetes is a silent evil that requires information and screening".
Convenient. Today, from 1:30 pm to 5 pm, Salle de l'Etape-au-Vin, at Hôtel-Dieu, 24, rue du Docteur-Maunoury. Free admission.