HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS FOR PREVENTING AND COMBATING DIABETES
The Times of India in association with National Diabetes Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC) as knowledge partner, and Britannia Industries, organized the “INDIA DIABETES SUMMIT” with the theme “Healthcare Solutions for Preventing and Combating Diabetes” on 30 June, 2011 at New Delhi.
The prestigious forum took a closer look at necessary actions to be taken to manage Diabetes and covered Healthcare Solutions for Preventing Diabetes and Growing Concerns about the Escalating Health Threats that it poses. Focus was placed to engage relevant stakeholders around the conference to deliberate on necessary actions to manage diabetes, the so called lifestyle disease.
The forum enabled participants to share knowledge and experiences, which together would go a long way in evolving best practices.
Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad flagged off the event. Several of the country’s top medical and nutrition experts, including Prof Anoop Misra, Executive Chairman, Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases & Endocrinology & President, National Diabetes Obesity & Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC), Mr Shivinder Mohan Singh, MD, Fortis group of hospitals, Dr Damodar Bachani, DDG, non-communicable diseases, department of health, ministry of health and family welfare; Dr Anupam Sibal and Dr SK Wangnoo,from Apollo Hospitals, Dr Rajeev Chawla, Chairman & Jt Secy , national RSSDI, Dr JS Thakur from WHO, Dr. AK Khanna, COO, Emcure, among others, participated in the Summit.
The topics of discussion were:
- Diabetes: The Global Pandemic – Facts and Figures
- Capacity Building for Diabetes Outreach
- Liabetes: Long term Self Care & Lifestyle Modification
- Country Specific Strategy for Early Detection & Prevention of Diabetes
- Govt. Agencies and their Role in Public Health Protection
- Treatment and Technologies for Diabetes Management
- What To Eat and What Not To Eat : Effective yet Healthy Food Facts