Phone company LIME has provided free
phones and service to the Cayman Islands Diabetes Association to help the group
keep in touch with diabetics locally and across the Caribbean.
Sylvia Perry, president of the
Diabetes Association said the organisation was grateful to LIME for providing the
two phones and service.
“This will help us keep in touch
here in Cayman but it also means I can talk to people in other associations
across the Caribbean and find out how they are dealing with certain things, how
they are fund raising and what obstacles they face when trying to help people
with this disease,” she said.
The local association is a member
of the International Diabetes Association and the Diabetes Association of the
“We are delighted to be able to
support this important organisation” said Julie Hutton, marketing manager of
LIME Cayman Islands.
“Diabetes is a disease that is on
the increase across the globe and is particularly prevalent in the
Caribbean. The association is doing a
great job helping people in the Cayman Islands to live with the disease and to
provide them with helpful information,” she added.
Anyone interested in joining the Cayman Islands Diabetes Association,
can call Sylvia Perry on 916-0995 or Lucy Simpson on 925-9802 for more information.