Health Diary

SATURDAY, NOV 14

DIABETES AND SEX

Get your intimate questions on living with diabetes answered at this public forum titled Diabetes, Sex & Relationships. Find out if diabetes causes impotence and if you should tell your friends you have diabetes.

Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Learning Centre, Level 1, Tower B. Forum from 9.30am to 11.30am; health fair from 9am to 1pm. Free. For more info, call 6602-3388 (weekdays).

COMBATING DEPRESSION

Find out how you can treat your depression or get tips on how to support someone with the condition at Rising Up

From Depression, a forum by Singapore Association for Mental Health.

Lifelong Learning Institute, Lecture Theatre, Level 2, 11 Eunos Road 8. 2pm to 5pm. Free. To register, go to: risingup1411.eventbrite.sg or call 6283-1576.

DRIVE SAFELY

Learn more about the dos and don'ts of a road trip and how to survive a road crash at this Safe Driving Public Forum.

Tan Tock Seng Hospital Theatrette, Level 1, 10am to noon, Free. For more info, call 6357-7661. To register, e-mail trauma@ttsh.com.sg or visit www.singaporetrauma.com.

LIFE WITH CHRONIC LUNG DISEASES

Learn about COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) at the forum Live Right, Breathe Right. There will be a separate Mandarin forum session, as well as free tests and booths on advance care planning, smoking cessation and pulmonary rehabilitation.

Academia (Singapore General Hospital Campus), L1-S3 on Level 1. 2pm to 3.15pm (English); 3.45pm to 5.05pm (Mandarin). Free. To register, call Yu Jun on 6326-5261 (9.30am to 5.30pm, Mondays to Fridays) or e-mail your particulars to: lee.yu.jun@sgh.com.sg


SUNDAY, NOV 15

LEARN ABOUT DIABETES

Join the Diabetic Society of Singapore as it celebrates

World Diabetes Day Singapore 2015. You can get tested for diabetes, buy diabetes-related products, attend talks or watch exercise and cooking demonstrations and more.

Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Level 3 Rooms 300 to 312. 9am to 4pm, Free. For more info, call 6842-6019.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 10, 2015, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe