Regional Health Management in Lambayek,World Diabetes Day"Training workshops are being held for medical professionals throughout the region, in order to strengthen their abilities to diagnose and treat diabetes.
There are 60 professionals who will take the course, emphasizing the prevention and control of risk factors Cardiovascular disease, Promoting changes in lifestyle through healthy eating and frequent physical activity to prevent an inactive lifestyle, overweight and obesity.
According to data published in the Endes 2017 Health and Family Health Survey in Peru, the prevalence of diabetes among people over the age of 15 is 3.2%. Of these, 70.2% receive treatment, and about 300,000 do not know that they suffer from this disease.
In the Lambayeque region, between January and September 2018, they reported 6124 People, From 15 years, with a diagnosis of diabetes. 48% are suitable for people over the age of 60, 45% for people between 40 and 59 years, 5% for people between 30 and 39 years, 1% between 18 and 29 years and 1% from 5 to 17 years.
It is important for the population to know this Disease, Along its chronic evolution; Important complications may occur, such as cardiovascular disease, blindness, renal nephropathy and amputation of the foot, which cause high mortality and a significant impact on quality of life.