Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Coordinate diabetes prevention activities

The meeting was held last Tuesday and organized by the Network Program in association with the Directorate of Non-Communicable Chronic Diseases under the Ministry of Health, and took place in the student dining hall.

The activity was aimed at health care providers and was attended by Adolfo Vega, Undersecretary of Primary Health Care; Celeste Morelli, Chief of Sanitation Region I; Director of Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases, Aaron Kane; Dr. Irene Gallagüillo, representing the Network Program; Director, Coordinator, Technical Team among other health officials.

In this regard, Dr. Irene Gallagüillo, head of the micro-management team of the REDS program, indicated that “we are working on a ministerial diabetes table to be able to organize the care part of all levels of care for this pathology Which is a chronic pathology that we know very well that it is hot and that it is one of the most important factors of death that we have as an adult.

In addition, the professional commented that a care network was drawn up that includes the first, second and third levels of care, “where we are going to include health centers, which are as important as the Hospital de Fátima, because we The first worked specifically with Enrique Vera Barros Hospital and Mother and Child to think about diabetes and include gestational diabetes and childhood diabetes,” Gallagüillo commented.

Similarly, the doctor said that “this type of action is done within the framework of the provincial health plan to order all programs based on a path that a diabetic patient should take, for example, including mental health programs.” nutrition coordination, among other areas of health”.

“The most important thing about this meeting is that all levels of care are present, it is necessary to socialize this whole path and be able to take it together, because it is an interdisciplinary work,” Gallagüillo said. concluded.

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