Health Ministry Reminds Of The Importance of Foot Care For Persons With Diabetes
Monday, 20 November 2017 08:43

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment is again reminding persons of the importance of foot care, particularly among persons suffering from diabetes.


Foot Health Practitioner, Ms. Janice Oliver, spoke on the issue as she discussed issues relating to the management of diabetes.

The discussion formed part of activities to observe World Diabetes Day, which was observed on Tuesday 14th November under the theme: “Women and Diabetes – Our Right to a Healthy Future”.


Ms. Oliver said that foot care is important among diabetics, as nerve damage and infections can lead to serious foot problems.



SOURCE: NBC

 

 

Minister

Hon. Robert T.L.V. Browne