Easy does it for Eastmond
OUTGOING?MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT for St James North Rawle Eastmond will no longer be out and about in his constituency after a major health scare last month, which resulted in his being hospitalized at the Psychiatric Hospital.
In an exclusive interview with the WEEKEND?NATION, the 58-year-old Eastmond confirmed that his brief institutionalization was related to his diabetic condition.
“I?was badly dehydrated. I?did not know that the diabetic medication could lead to dehydration. My blood pressure was very low and then it was very high. As the diabetes kicked in, it just went wild and I became severely disoriented,” the attorney at law said during a visit to the District “A”?Magistrates’ Court.
While Eastmond praised his team of doctors, pointing out that he had received “excellent care”, he admitted that he had been tardy in looking after his own well-being.
Read the full story in today’s WEEKEND NATION.