Health Diary

TODAY-SUN, APRIL 5-10

HEALTH SCREENING

Get your fasting blood cholesterol and glucose*, blood pressure, body mass index and risk of falling checked.

This screening is for Singaporeans and permanent residents, aged 40 and above, who live in Admiralty, Canberra, Chong Pang, Gambas, Marsiling, Nee Soon Central, Nee Soon East, Nee Soon South, Sembawang, Woodgrove and Woodlands.

Admiralty Place, 678A Woodlands Avenue 6, 8am to 10.30am, $2. For more info, call 9828-5364 (Mon to Fri, 9am to 5pm). Note: Do not take diabetes medication before the screening. High blood pressure medication can be taken as per normal.

*Participants must fast at least eight hours before this screening.

SATURDAY, APRIL 9

EAT RIGHT TO PREVENT CANCER

Learn how a healthy diet can reduce your risk of cancer at this Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) event - the SCS Community Education Series 2016: Nutrition And Cancer Prevention.

SCS Rehabilitation Centre, JEM Office Tower, 52 Jurong Gateway Road, #08-04, 10.30am to 11.30am. Free. For more info, call 6421-5860. To register, go to www.bit.ly/canceredu2016.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 05, 2016, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe