The management of pervocate, a diabetes testing and awareness center has extended its free diabetes testing and awareness community initiative in Buchanan, grand Bassa County.The community initiative which took place over the weekend brought together a cross section of residents of the county including Buchanan city mayor Julia K Bono.
Speaking to the participants, the chief executive officer of pervocate Mr. James Momoh inform the residents of Buchanan on the importance of diabetes testing and awareness which she described as a key component to the fight and management of diabetes.
The pervocate executive told the residents that diabetes has become a global medical condition affecting a vast majority of the world’s population but with testing and awareness sufferers can better managed the highs and lows of their sugar content.
He said the establishment of pervocate in Liberia by a former Liberian journalist should be an opportunity for all Liberians regardless of the content of their sugar level. The former Liberian journalist told the people of Buchanan that his entity currently has one of the newest diabetes testing equipment in the country that is capable of giving results in less than two seconds adding that” our goal is to ensure that the technology is made affordable and accessible to every house hole in the country “He said since the establishment of the diabetes diagnostic center, they have been of greater service to Monrovia residents identifying the level of their sugar content and providing onsite counseling to individuals with high sugar content.
Mayor Bono receiving a donation of the technology from Mr. James Momoh in the city of Buchanan
He said while testing and awareness are key components to diabetes management, sufferers need to be proactive by life style changes which he described as dieting, exercise and being mindful of their food consumption. He called on the people of the county, clinics and hospitals to take advantage of the technology that is brought into the country byhis entity.
Speaking at the awareness and testing exercise, the mayor of the city of Buchanan lauded the effort of pervocate in bringing the technology into the country.Mayor Julia K. Bono said the engagement of pervocate in Buchanan is a demonstration that the company cares for the health care delivery system in the city of Buchanan. The city major who also benefited from the testing exercise told the participants that getting tested and knowing her diabetes status was a relief to her “ I always thought I was a diabetic until I was tested and found to be negative through Pervocate community initiative in the city of Buchanan” She further indicated that with the introduction of the technology in the country she will spread the message and ensure that every health care delivery system in Buchanan have access to the technology to save the lives of the people of the county.