There is a lot of conflicting and often confusing information regarding diabetes and related issues but it is a fact that 1 in 10 of today’s population in the UK is either diabetic or pre-diabetic. Here in Cyprus, the figures are actually worse. Although not always the case, many diabetics also have high blood pressure and while not necessarily obese, are often overweight.
Diabetes affects our bodies in many ways including our immune system. Diabetes can cause serious problems with feet, eyes, teeth, even our bones and mental health. Diabetes can cause other symptoms including fatigue and sleeplessness. It can also affect so many aspects of our lives at home, work and socially and because diabetes symptoms generally build-up over time, many things go unnoticed until it becomes much more serious.
There are now confirmed links between diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity, which can lead to stroke, pancreatic and liver cancer. Both Type 1 and 2 diabetes are one of the biggest health concerns in globally.
DIABETICS IN EUROPE – 60 MILLION
HIGH BLOOD GLUCOSE DEATHS WORLDWIDE – 3.4 MILLION
This workshop will present effective viable strategies to control and potentially reverse diabetes in some cases. Effective diabetes control and management strategies for Type 1 and 2 diabetes will be detailed from four viewpoints:
♥ Diet and Nutrition
The CEO of Elpida Healthcare, a new online clinic especially created to help combat diabetes with connections to the Imperial College Hospital in London and the Imperial College London Diabetes Centre in Abu Dhabi, will also be speaking at the workshop
This workshop provides a multi-strategy and complete approach for effective general diabetes control and management. We fully expect this workshop,will improve many diabetics quality of life and in some cases, possibly even save lives.
SPEAKERS AT ‘BREAK DIABETES’
◊ Mr. Yosef Yektra: CEO Elpida Healthcare. Elpida Healthcare is a new online Diabetes clinic with links to the Imperial College Hospital London and the Imperial College Hospital Diabetes clinic in Abu Dhabi, one of the largest specialist diabetes clinics globally.
◊ Dr. Yiannos Yiannou: MD, FACS, FASMBS, Clinical Associate Professor St. George’s University of London, University of Nicosia Medical School. Dr. Ioannou is a specialist diabetologist.
◊ Dr. Petros Aristodemou: FRCOphth Consultant Eye Surgeon with a specialty in diabetic eye conditions.
◊ Podiatrist Ioannis Louvarides: with a Masters Degree in Podiatry with Diabetes, Ioannis worked at a Diabetes Centre in Singapore treating high risk diabetic foot conditions in a multidisciplinary team He is a member of the British Societies of Podiatry, and registered to the British Health Professional Council. Also, he is a member of the Cypriot Diabetic Society as well as the Cypriot Anti-rheumatic society, and currently he is the secretary of the Cypriot Society of Podiatrists.
◊ Maria Louisa Frantzi MBA: Clinical Hypnotherapist and Registered Psychologist: Hypnotherapy or clinical hypnosis is a form of psychotherapy which uses hypnosis as the core of the treatment. It is a natural and empowering method for making positive changes and ideal for stress management.
◊ Tina Christoudias-Spyrou: Tina is a qualified Functional Medicine Practitioner and Harvard-trained registered nutritionist/dietitian. She specialises in Thyroid and Autoimmune disease protocols (including diabetes).
◊ Gaurav Vohra: Guarav is a teacher of Indian Culture at the High Commission of India in Nicosia and specialises in Yoga for diabetics. Gaurav will be demonstrating at the workshop as this is especially beneficial for diabetics as it improves circulation and lowers stress.
72 Georgiou A Street
Germasogeia 4048 Limassol
There are only 80 seats available at this event, so early registration is advised. The seminar will be approximately 3 to 4 hours in length overall and will also be recorded to form the basis of webinars for the future.