Skip to content Skip to navigation

World Diabetes Day at GMCH

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day on 14 Nov ’09, the Department of Endocrinology, Gauhati Medical College organized Health Awareness Programmes at the Endocrinology OPD today from 9-30 AM onwards. The aim of celebrating this day is to create awareness among people about diabetes. The theme of this day this year is “Prevention of Diabetes”. With this theme stress was laid on importance of diet and exercise in the prevention of diabetes and its complications. Childhood diabetes prevention by avoiding obesity was also discussed.


Pharmaceutical companies conducted Free blood Glucose test on 150 patients out of which 6 (Six ) new diabetics were detected (4%). All diabetics were tested for neuropathy. This was followed by an interaction between public and diabetes experts and a discussion on diet and demonstration of Yoga.


Dr Sarojini Dutta Choudhury, HOD; Prof Uma Kaimal Saikia and Dr Dipti Sarma were present as diabetes Expert. Leading diabetes care company Biocon sponsored the programme.


Dhrubajyoti Borah

Comments

pinku's picture

World Diabetes Day was celebrated in GMCH.It was not sponsored by BIOCON only.MNCs like BAYER HEALTH CARE,NOVO NORDISK were also actively participated.

Pages

Add new comment

Random Stories

CBI to probe watergate!

22 Jul 2015 - 1:35pm | AT News
Dispur is firm on handing over the water gate probe to CBI. Sources told Assam Times that chief minister Tarun Gogoi has received some stunning inputs suggesting the multi crore scam in GMDA in 2001...

National Nutrition Week observed in Orang

10 Sep 2017 - 10:54am | Shajid Khan
The National Nutrition Week, 2017 was observed at Bhaiphukuri TE of Udalguri recently.The programme organized by Orang Block PHC in collaboration with Mazbat ICDS Project, was presided over by...

A successful marriage. Courtesy Gauhati HC

28 Feb 2009 - 3:57am | editor
After lots of hurdles and hi-cups, a couple of married lovers got fresh lease of life on Thursday. Courtesy the Gauahti High Court.A division bench of Gauhati High Court comprising Chief Justice J...

Journalist Hiten Mahanta dead

29 Aug 2015 - 6:21pm | Nava Thakuria
Senior journalist Hiten Mahanta passed away on Saturday at GNRC (six mile) hospital. The end came at 7.25 in the morning at GNRC Hospital where he was undergoing treatment.Mahanta suffered multiple...

Other Contents by Author

Assam Times recommends its contributors/citizen journalists the following resources:   BBC News Styleguide   Avoid clichés and improve your journalism with this PDF version of the BBC News Styleguide. The Guide gives practical suggestions on many aspects of journalism style, including abbreviations, clichés, reported speech - and how to avoid irritating your editor. https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsstyleguide   The BBC Editorial Guidelines The BBC Editorial Guidelines outline the standards the BBC expects of all BBC content on TV, radio and online. They are designed for everyone who makes content for the BBC, to help them deal with difficult editorial...
In a bizarre incident on the new year’s day, a woman and her two children were hacked to death allegedly by her teenaged stepson on Tuesday in Koliabar of Nagaon district. Identified as Mohamad Ali hacked to death his step mother a sharp weapon after an argument at Kunduli village. He then attacked her minor daughter and son killing them on the spot. According to the neighbour, Mohamad and his step mother would often fight after his father married her and shifted to another house following the death of his mother. The deceased have been identified as Phulbano Khatun, Nazia Khatun and Rabiul Hussain. Ali was absconding.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that Maoists is a big menace and that measures are on to tackle it. Talking to reporters in Guwahati, Gogoi said that militancy was on the wane but Maoists are causing a big problem. He said that the matter had been taken up with the Centre which was convinced of the seriousness of the threat.
A Mass Jogging program was held on December 31, 2012 under the auspices of Assam Jogging Association (AJA) to welcome the New Year 2013. Mahadeb Deka noted body builder of international fame has flagged off the march at 6-45 AM from Janata Bhawan Play Ground, Dispur, Guwahati. The m march return from Zoo Road Tiniali and completed 7 kilometer round. A meeting was held after the Mass Jogging at the Janata Bhawan Play ground which was presided over by the President of the Association Geetartha Pathak.The Association felicitated Mahdeb Deka. Deka appealed to the younger generation to be fit by doing physical exercise and jogging. Deka also asked them not to resort to the extravaganza in the...
A 24 year old youth had a narrow escape when his vehicle caught fire at Demow in Sivasagar district on Monday.The incident took place early in the morning when his dumper touched a high voltage electric wire. The driver managed to escape death but he was injured. He was rushed to the hospital. 
Sorry, the requested page is not found.Here are few links to get back on track:HomepageAbout Us Search pageContact Us
A free fealth check-up and awareness camp was held December 30 at Parijat Academy, Pamohi, Guwahati. A team of about ten doctors comprising Dr Amiya Kumar Sarma, Heart Specialist and CMO of Guwahati Refinery Hospital, Dr Khaklary, Adnl Medical Officer of Guwahati Refinery and about ten Paramedical staff attended the camp. The camp helped the local people by providing free treatment of blood sugar (diabetes), gaestro problems, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases etc. Free dlood sugar tests, blood pressure measurement, etc. of the patients were done along with free medicines to the patients. Around hundred people attended the camp.The camp was organised by People’s Friend Foundation in...
Assam is gearing up to bid goodbye to 2012 and to welcome 2013. Guwahati wears a fresh look to dazzle in the evening. But bars and hotels in the city will have to close the functions by 12.30 AM on New Year's eve. On the other hand, the bars, hotels and restaurants must have special permission to stay open after 10 PM on Monday. Meanwhile, the Kamrup (Metro) district administration has made installation of close circuit television cameras in bars, pubs, discotheques, clubs and all the celebration venues a must for the New Year. The CCTVs must be installed at the gates, galleries and main halls of hotels, bars and restaurants where functions will be held and liquor served.
Police picked up a tea garden worker in connection with the Konapathar case where the owner of the tea estate and his wife were charred to death. DGP JN Chaudhury, who visited Tinsukia on Sunday said that a few more accused would be picked up within a day or two. According to information, nine workers have been accused and eight others would be arrested. The identity of the apprehended suspect has not been divulged so that the process is not hampered.
Amid mounting protest over repeated rapes and molestations, protestors in Guwahati on Sunday vowed to put the government under pressure to change the laws to punish the rapists and molesters. SUCI, Aam Aadmi Party, Marwari Yuva Manch activists staged protests in different parts of the city since Sunday morning. The activists demanded the Centre take urgent steps to amend the laws of the country to curb atrocities on women. Members of the AAP took out a candlelight procession on the banks of Dighalipukhuri in the heart of the city in the evening. AAP leaders said that all pending rape cases in the courts should be tried in fast-track courts and a special session of Parliament...