Saturday, November 14, 2015

Various #Diabetes awareness campaigns on #WorldDiabetesDay

Manipal Hospitals  unveiled a week long awareness campaign “The Blue Messenger” on account of World Diabetes Day. The event was flagged off by  Health Minister of Karnataka U.T Khader who expressed his support to the cause of combating one of the most commonest lifestyle ailments in India. Also present at the event were Dr. Sudarshan Ballal Medical Director & Chairman, Manipal Health Enterprises and Dr. Karthik Prabhakar HOD & Consultant, Diabetes & endocrinologist, Manipal Hospitals.

Fortis Hospitals, one of India’s leading healthcare group has conducted a free diabetic screening camp, to commemorate World Diabetes Day, across Bangalore with an aim to create awareness on Diabetes mellitus.  Diabetes has been one of the most significant healthcare concerns of people across the world and according to the Indian Heart Association, India is the diabetes capital of the world with a projected 109 million individuals with diabetes by 2035.