PRESS RELEASE – Diabetes Awareness Month (DAM) is observed every November in order to increase public awareness of the risk factors of uncontrolled diabetes, symptoms and complications and ways of possible prevention. World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated on November 14.
For the next two years (2015 – 2016) the campaign for WDD will feature the theme “Healthy Eating and Diabetes” and the slogan “Act Today To Change Tomorrow”. Here in St. Lucia the Diabetes Awareness Month Campaign is led by the St. Lucia Diabetes and Hypertension Association.
CFL is a long standing sponsor and supporter of the work of the Association. The company will host the Launch of Diabetes Month 2015 at the Mega J Conference Room at 10:00am on Wednesday, November 4th. The Association will receive a cheque of $7500 from CFL towards the hosting of its many activities for the month.