For Your Sweetheart Singapore is a nationwide movement to raise awareness about the critical link between diabetes and heart disease. It aims to encourage people with diabetes to know their risks and speak to their doctors about it.
Michelle Chong & Papa Chong, Campaign Ambassadors (August 2018 – July 2019)
For Your SweetHeart Singapore would like to extend a warm “Thank You” to Michelle Chong, renowned local artiste, and her father Papa Chong, who has a very personal connection to diabetes, with for their ambassadorship from August 2018 to July 2019. As ambassadors, they shared their family’s journey to raise awareness of the link between diabetes and heart disease as well as Papa Chong’s history of diabetes and heart disease, and encouraged many with diabetes to take responsibility for their own health.
Thank you Michelle and Papa!
Why a campaign on diabetes and heart disease?
In Singapore, over 400,000 people are living with diabetes. Amongst these, 1 in 3 find it difficult to manage their condition. Over time, unmanaged diabetes can lead to complications such as heart disease. The good news is that patients can take small but life-changing steps towards protecting their hearts, even with diabetes. It begins with finding the right information, and taking action. Whether you are a diabetic patient or a caregiver of a loved one with diabetes, For Your Sweetheart Singapore is here for you – providing the information and resources to help with successfully managing these risks.