The campaign “Plus of Health”
Organized for the second year consecutively, the campaign “Plus of Health” comes to celebrate the International Day of Older People, people about whose needs CASMED never forgets. 210 persons showed willing and checked their blood sugar level, blood pressure and weight, whilst receiving advice from nurses for maintaining the monitored indicators in time. CASMED volunteers distributed brochures about diabetes and hypertension, two of the most common diseases met among elderly. Thus, the highest value of blood pressure was 210/100, 41 (approx. 20%) of participants being recorded to have a high blood pressure. The blood sugar tests showed values between 4.3 and 21.4 mmol / l, 21 persons having high blood sugar level.