Colina Sponsors ACE Diabetes Expo
Nassau, The Bahamas, November 28, 2019 – Colina Insurance Limited is proud to announce its sponsorship of the fourth annual ACE Diabetes Expo scheduled fro tomorrow.
The event will focus on the seven areas of diabetes management: healthy eating, active lifestyle, medication, monitoring, healthy coping, problem-solving and risk reduction. Health screenings and healthy cooking demonstrations, along with other educational and engaging activities will be offered. There is no admission charge for this community initiative.
“By supporting the ACE Health Expo Colina is positively affecting the lives of hundreds of Bahamians. This event, now occurring for the fourth time, has a proven record of success and is steadily growing each year,” said Anita Cates, Founder, ACE Diabetes.
Maxine Seymour, Colina’s Director of Corporate Communications, is looking forward to the event, “I am ecstatic about this Expo which confronts diabetes – one of the chronic diseases prevalent in our community.”
“The purpose of medical insurance is not just to help one fight disease but to prevent it,” Seymour said. “Events like this educate and empower people; informed clients who have annual checkups, make healthy lifestyle choices and know their numbers are better equipped to reduce their risks.”
The ACE diabetes expo is the latest of a string of events that Colina has sponsored that were centered around health and wellness in recent months. Colina sponsored the Sweat Fete and Walk for the Cure cancer awareness fundraisers and The Bahamas AIDS Foundations’ Red Ribbon Ball. The company also partnered with the Walk-In Medical Clinic and Alexiou Knowles Counsel & Attorneys to host a free wellness and legal clinic for those affected by Hurricane Dorian after the storm.
All members of the public are invited to attend the Health Expo which is scheduled for this Saturday, November 30, at the Baha Mar Convention Center beginning at 10:00 in the morning.
Colina Insurance Limited (“Colina”) is a wholly-owned life and health insurer that has evolved over 155 years to become the country’s largest life and health insurer, with a solid reputation for providing insurance and related financial services products that help clients prepare for life’s unexpected events.
About ACE Diabetes
ACE Diabetes was established in 2012 to address the overwhelming need in The Bahamas for diabetes awareness and the challenge of managing diabetes on a daily basis. The ultimate goal is to reduce the burden of diabetes on individuals, families, communities and healthcare systems, and, by supporting good health, prevent or delay the onset of diabetes-related long-term complications (IDF Standards 2009).