Mayor flags off awareness rally on World Diabetes Day

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 15 Nov 2017 11:12:39


Staff Reporter,

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, an awareness rally was flagged off by Mayor Dr Swati Godbole from Collectorate at 10 am.

The Chief Medical and Health Officer (CMHO) Dr Murali Agrawal, NCD Nodal Officer Dr Pankaj Budholiya, Ravishankar Koshta, R G Mehra, Sandep and all the Asha activists were also present on the occasion.

The free test and treatment camp was conducted in Jabalpur’s Victoria Hospital’s room number 2, (NCD) in which 139 patients were examined out of which 23 were identified as diabetes patients.

They were given information about diseases caused by diabetic retinopathy, diabetic neuropathy, diabetic Nephropathy and stroke and advise of exercise for at least 150 minutes was also given.