Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a disease that cause high blood sugar. It occurs due to high level of glucose in blood. This has become a silent killer in the world, now has become a threat to Sri Lankan society too.
UoM Leos, as always, has taken an immense effort to identify and eradicate Type B diabetes from the society as it has become the most common type of diabetes as of now. Due to insufficient insulin production from the pancreas, type B diabetes occur.
Alarm for Diabetes was the project conducted by UoM Leos on 2nd January 2020 at Goda Canteen of the University of Moratuwa to raise awareness on type B diabetes. A questionnaire was given to the participants and according to the answers provided, the risk of type B diabetes getting infected was evaluated.
The participants with a risk were advised to take corrective actions to prevent the threat. The project ended with the happiness of securing lives of our society as much as possible.