WALKING to raise Diabetes Awareness in La Cala de Mijas on Remembrance Sunday, November 14 which is also World Diabetes Day.
It will be a fun day with stalls, music and medieval young knights in their armour are coming to chat to the children at Torreon (Tower) in La Cala.
The event begins at 10.30am with registration at 10.am. with sponsor forms available at the Lions Charity Shop in the bookshop area or just turn up on the day, hopefully armed with some sponsors names.
T-Shirts will be on sale for €5 euros each and they will also be holding glucose testing thanks to nurses from Angels Nursing and the La Cala Lions Diabetic Group is grateful for Katja and Mijas Town Hall Sports and Foreign Residents Department who have made this event possible.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the most serious health problems of our time. Data from numerous studies agree on the continuous growth of its incidence and prevalence rates throughout the world, with unacceptable human, social, and economic costs.
Diabetes has become one of the main causes of cardiovascular disease, blindness, non-traumatic amputations of the lower limbs, kidney failure, and death throughout the world
For more information call Anne on 607 879 450 or email [email protected].
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