World Diabetes Day Awareness Event
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World Diabetes Day Awareness Event

Meeting/Exhibition/Fair Start Date: November 14, 2022
End Date: November 15, 2022
Location: 4, J. Kom. Er Hakan Öner Sokak, İstanbul, 34310, Turkey

On 14th of November, 2022, on the day of World Diabetes Day to raise awareness for Diabetes, IGU Department of Nutrition and Dietetics hosted a panel named World Diabetes Day Awareness Event in the Health Faculty Building’s exhibition hall in B block. Students and the academic staff of the department together prepared a “World Diabetes Day Stand” which displayed various materials such as replicas of food pyramid, food groups, and charts to show health portion sizes. Students also informed their peers about healthy food choices as well as measuring their’ peer's waist circumference and calculate Body Mass Indexes.

On the 15th of November, the speakers Prof. Dr. H. Seyda Ozcan; and Specialist Dietitian Neslihan Koyunoğlu Bingöl were invited to provide information about blood glucose regulation tips and proper diet to follow during pre and diabetic stages. The event was held throughout the day at Mehmet Akif Exhibition Center with a wide range of participants.

Organizer: Istanbul Gelisim University

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