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"The Week of Health” ended in the Southern Urals

About 700 people became visitors to the Health Week in the South Urals. The preventive campaigns that took place in Chelyabinsk were timed to coincide with two memorable dates: the Day of Quitting Smoking and the Day of Fighting Diabetes.

According to the organizers, during the week in Chelyabinsk, three interactive sites "Health Territories" opened, visitors of which were able to undergo rapid testing for HIV, determine the level of glucose and cholesterol in the blood, calculate body mass index and get recommendations from the therapist and endocrinologist.

In addition, on Sunday, November 18, a sports match for children with diabetes, their parents and doctors was held in the hall of the Voskhod sports complex. By its example, 150 players proved that people with this disease can also lead an active lifestyle.

Over the week, 699 people participated in preventive events and events. Of these, 112 guests underwent free online HIV testing, 246 people visiting the lab technician, determined the level of glucose and cholesterol in the blood, and another 191 visitors were able to ask questions to the therapist and endocrinologist. Doctors note that during the action, a single "patient" was able to identify for the first time a suspicion of diabetes.

We add that also to the memorable dates in Chelyabinsk, open doors were held in medical organizations and health lessons in educational institutions.