Diabetes screening for public
A free Diabetes Screening Day at Higgin's Pharmacy, Market Cross in Sligo will take place next, Thursday, 18th May, as part of a nationwide initiative.
The event is open to all adults, both diagnosed and undiagnosed, who want to get more information about the risks associated with Type 2 Diabetes and how to better manage it.
Members of the public are welcome to come and meet the Diabetes Ireland team and avail of a free and simple test for Type 2 Diabetes.
People at particularly high risk of developing the condition, such as those over 40 years of age, or those lacking physical exercise, are especially encouraged to attend the event.
Adults who have already been diagnosed with the condition are also encouraged to drop in on the day.