Health diary: Foot Care for Diabetics

FRIDAY, NOV 18

FOOT CARE FOR DIABETICS

Diabetic neuropathy (numbness) is the leading cause of foot complications in people with diabetes. Mr Adriaan Erasmus, principal podiatrist at National Universty Hospital's (NUH's) Rehabilitation Centre, will share tips on how to identify this problem early and how to take care of your feet.

Health Education Hub at NUH, Main Building 1, Level 1, 1pm to 2pm. Free. To register, call 6772-2184.


SATURDAY, NOV 19

MEDICATIONS FOR CHILDREN

Learn to safely medicate your sick child and what to do when you have an accidental poisoning case at home.

This forum will also advise you on what you can do to safeguard your child from physical and sexual abuse.

KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Auditorium, Level 1, Women's Tower, 2pm to 4.30pm, $10. To register, call 6394-5038 or go to www.kkh.com.sg/events

FORUM ON MEN'S HEALTH

A panel of National University Hospital doctors will discuss the common conditions that affect the quality of life in men as they age.

Health Promotion Board Auditorium, Level 7, 1pm to 3pm. Free. To register, send an SMS to 9103-2131.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 15, 2016, with the headline 'Health Diary'. Print Edition | Subscribe