Dates for Novem­ber test­ing pro­gramme

Costa Almería News - - Costa del Sol Social Scene -

By Anne Bowles THIS MONTH we have World Di­a­betes Day and the Di­a­betic Sup­port Group will be do­ing ran­dom glu­cose test­ing. Do con­sider hav­ing this quick test – it could save your life! You don’t have to be over­weight to be di­a­betic – any­body can have this con­di­tion from birth to old age!

By bury­ing your head in the sand you could also ig­nore the con­se­quences! Am­pu­ta­tion, kid­ney fail­ure, blind­ness, neu­ropa­thy and im­po­tence are just some of the con­se­quences of ig­no­rance about di­a­betes.This month you can find us in the fol­low­ing places:

out­side La Cala de Mi­jas Town Hall from 11 am to 2 pm

Novem­ber 11

at the Costa Women Fair at Avanto La Cala de Mi­jas from 4 pm to 7 pm


Age Care Char­ity Shop Cala­honda from 10.30 to 2 pm

Novem­ber 14

out­side Mi­jas Tourist Of­fice from 11

Novem­ber 12 18

am to 2 pm

We are sup­ported by the La Cala de Mi­jas Li­ons and di­a­betes is one of the Li­ons In­ter­na­tional ini­tia­tives around the world.

Please email Anne Bowles on annedia bet­ for more in­for­ma­tion or tele­phone our helpline on 607 879 450…­pe­cially if you need ur­gent help.

We also hold monthly ed­u­ca­tional meet­ings and are will­ing to come along to your club meet­ings or golf course to tell you more about this con­di­tion.

Re­mem­ber it’s not that you don’t know if you are di­a­betic…… it's what you DON’T KNOW your don’t know! ie the con­se­quences! THE COSTA del Sol Free­thinkers next meet­ing is on Novem­ber 17 at Cafe Manila, Paseo Marí­timo, Res de Es­paña 77, Los Boliches from 18.30 to 20.00

New Zealand's new prime min­is­ter has de­scribed cap­i­tal­ism a bla­tant fail­ure, say­ing that lev­els of home­less­ness and low wages are ev­i­dence that the mar­ket has failed her coun­try's poor.

And a for­mer Greek fi­nance min­is­ter and eco­nomics pro­fes­sor claims that cap­i­tal­ism is end­ing be­cause it has made it­self ob­so­lete.

Usu­ally about 15-20 at­tend our meet­ings, mainly ex­pats from the UK and other Euro­pean coun­tries, in­clud­ing Poland, the Nether­lands and Denmark, but Spa­niards have some­times at­tended, and also an Aus­tralian, an Ar­gen­tinian, an Egyp­tian-Canadian and two Ira­ni­ans. At this meet­ing the lan­guage used will be English, but if any­one is in­ter­ested in meet­ings in Span­ish, ei­ther in Málaga or else­where, let me know.

For more in­for­ma­tion see www.face­ tadel­sol­free­thinkers

Di­a­betes test­ing dates on Novem­ber 11, 12, 14 and 18

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