Issue 39 January 2012
7.Diabetes Medicine Updates

Diabscreen Kerala camp Mannarkad, Palakkad December 17, 2011

Free Diabscreen Kerala Diabetes screening, awareness and detection camp was organized by P.Kesavadev Trust in conjunction with Mannarkad Rural Cooperative Bank at Palakkad on 17 Dec 2011. The camp was attended by more than 300 patients, one among the biggest ever conducted by Kesavadev Trust. Anthropometric measurements and laboratory investigations including Fasting blood glucose, cholesterol etc. were performed. Dr.Jothydev during his interactive lecture, stressed on the importance of performing laboratory investigations in quality controlled laboratories and the need for awareness about the complications of diabetes. The lecture was followed by question answer session by the patients which lasted for 1 hour. Free breakfast and lunch were provided to the patients. Dr. Jothydev gave medical advice to around 100 patients and free medicines were also distributed. The camp was inaugurated by former Deputy Speaker Mr. Jose Baby. The Bank President Mr.T.R.Sebastian chaired the camp. Bank Secretary Mr. M. Purushothaman and Aneesh Kumar(JDC) co-ordinated the camp.
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