Diabetes Association Continues Students’ Health Screening

Basseterre, St. Kitts, March 11th,  2021 (ZIZ News) The St. Kitts Diabetes Association is continuing its 5-week health screening of students of primary and high schools in st. Kitts.

On Thursday morning the association in collaboration with the Lions Club visited the Newtown Primary School.

Speaking to ZIZ at the beginning of the screening exercise on march 4th, Dr. Reginald O’loughlin, public relations officer of the diabetes association, said that the aim is to identify persons who may be at risk of developing juvenile diabetes or may be exposed to other conditions.

The screening is done once weekly, on Thursdays.

Over the next few weeks the association will visit the Dr. William Connor Primary School, the Washington Archibald High School, and the Charles E. Mills Secondary School the week after.

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