Public talk on Diabetes Mellitus
On 20 January 2018, a public talk on Diabetes Mellitus was held in the Federation’s Lecture Hall. Diabetes mellitus was the tenth leading cause of deaths in Hong Kong in 2015. It raised the public’s higher attention to prevent diabetes.The Federation was privileged to invite Dr. Michele Mae-ann YUEN, Founding Co-President of the Hong Kong Obesity Society, to introduce the causes ofdiabetes, the different symptoms of Type 1 and Type 2diabetes and the effective treatments available to diabetes patients; and Ms. Sally Shi-po POON, Chairperson of the Hong Kong Practising Dietitians Union, to suggest eating tips and teach the audience to prepare simple healthy meals to prevent diabetes. Participants greatly enjoyed the talks and the cooking demonstration. We would like to thank DCH Auriga (HK) for the generous sponsorship and support for this event.