Monday, February 6, 2023

“Diabetes has not spared the current health crisis in Argentina”

In addition to its constant communication by WhatsApp, it operates on Fridays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Hipolito Yrigoyen 1364 (top floor).

Farhat commented, “This association” gives general advice on the disease, accompanying patients who have just been diagnosed, and we also provide and receive medicine at no cost.

Despite many struggles to improve the welfare of patients, and in addition to being the author of the new law for the protection of persons with diabetes, which was updated on 14 November “where some new technologies are included in the compulsory medical program , Farhat said, “Various social functions ignore the legislated and regulated.”

“Despite the law, it is constantly very difficult to access supplies of medicines or cures,” Farhat remarked, stressing that “they are expensive and by law it is tailored to each individual, but without it there are always barriers.” ” On this path, that is why we always tell you that nothing is more important than your rights and that you have to fight for them in two ways: working together with a private lawyer or the Office of the Ombudsman”.

Frustrated, she reiterated the shame that it is to go and fight for the essential rights of every individual to life and insisted that “no health provider is ever giving the patient anything in line with what is written by the law ; The law is recognized worldwide for how comprehensive it is, as it covers all patients with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes or gestational diabetes.

He also commented that the social work that at least complies with this is palmistry and in turn requires multiple procedures to be able to access the drug.

However, Farhat cautions that the congruence is not only in the organization but also on WhatsApp, “We have a group of over 200 people in which we communicate and we do not always have the results that we expect from drug uptake.” want to bring.” ,

In addition, Nydia pointed out that type 1 diabetes “is an autoimmune condition of the individual, which causes the pancreas to stop producing insulin, for this reason people who suffer from it must take daily injections of exogenous insulin to be able to survive.” use is required.”

memories of past camps

Nydia reveled that they were able to enjoy the 2020 camp in the city just days before the pandemic.

He added “It was also four days with families and children during the month of February in which we learned, shared experiences and went without knowing what was going to be our last camp.”

Despite the health context, two years later, the second NOA camp was held in October with the Nadia headquarters in Tucumán province.

Farhat noted that this was the case with educational workshops, ludopedagogy approaches, and medical professionals, even in the presence of high-performance athletes with pathology.

Type 1 Diabetes Medical Education Camp

The camp is “Tara” because it is held in tents with children ages three to sixteen accompanied by their relatives or guardians”.

“It is the only camp that is organized in the world with this method, it is an important experience. This year we are going to receive more than 250 people, families from different parts of our country: Salta, Tucumán, Santiago Del Estero, Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Santa Fe, La Rioja, Córdoba and South. Farhat highlighted “from the province, and in turn added “four volunteer doctors will come under the coordination of Dr. María Vetore, who is already in charge of the organization and there will also be the presence of various professionals: nutritionists, biochemists and physical education teachers”.



The event will take place in our city from February 9 to February 12 at the Municipal Sports Center No. 2.

Nydia Farhat invites all children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes, because “this is the only possibility in which they can share with their peers and the fact of meeting and being able to comment on each other’s experiences, managed Being able to do and learn from the symptoms and signs and thus strengthens not only the patient but also his family.

He also stressed that “this is already the seventeenth edition of this event that takes place in the spring and summer, and the places where it is held vary depending on the organization of the event.”

The camp will take place with registration through their social networks: on Facebook, Nadia Nueva Diabetes Association or by phone 3585607125.

“The cost would be 8,000 per family, caregivers or tutors, because we have to face many expenses for the coordinators who are not residents, however, we had a scholarship system for those who were residents of Rio Quarto and the expenses couldn’t cover,” he pointed out..

Some of the activities will be: swimming pool, games and workshops with their families.

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