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Sunday, March 5, 2023

South Asian Health Forum: Living Well Together with Diabetes

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This page is available in Panjabi. ਇਹ ਪੰਨਾ ਪੰਜਾਬੀ ਵਿੱਚ ਉਪਲਬਧ ਹੈ।

iCON South Asian Health Forum: “Take Charge of Your Health: Living Well Together with Diabetes” will take place on Sunday, March 5, 2023.

 

Delivered in Panjabi, Hindi, and English. This forum is designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with knowledge and resources to manage diabetes. In this forum participants will learn about:

  • Introduction to diabetes
  • Living with diabetes – self-management tips on nutrition, mental health and fitness
  • Where and how to find help in the community – navigation of health services, treatments and medications

 

Expert Speakers and Sessions (please click talk title for more details):

 

Introduction to diabetes and its complications

Harwinder Gill, RN Diabetes Educator

 

Building your knowledge about diabetes

Dr. Baldev Sanghera, Family Physician

 

The link between diabetes, heart and kidney disease

Dr. Jagjit Kaur Padda, Endocrinologist

 

Optimizing self-management and family support

Harleen Chohan, iCON South Asian Cultural and Community Engagement Officer

 

A healthy and balanced diet at home

Priti Suri, Registered Dietitian

 

Managing medications and diabetic supplies

Gurvinder Gill, Clinical Pharmacist

 

Prevention and Management of diabetic retinopathy

Dr. Nacher Mohan, Optometrist

 

Supporting your mental health while managing diabetes

Dr. Humaira Mohsin, Registered Psychologist

 

 

 

Date

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Date

Sunday, March 5, 2023

Time

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PT

Admission

Free to attend

Format

Online and In-person with exhibit hall, presentation theatre, and boxed lunch served

Location

Surrey City Hall

Address

13450 104 Ave, Surrey, BC

Language

Panjabi

Simultaneous interpretations

Hindi and English

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