10. JDC Updates

World Diabetes Month Activities: Diabetes Awareness Class at Women’s College, Trivandrum, 12 November 2018

As a part of the World Diabetes Month Activities, a diabetes awareness program was organised by P Kesavadev Trust and Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Centre, Trivandrum, along with Collegiate Education Department, Elder’s Forum, at Women’s College, Trivandrum. Dr.Arun Shankar, Medical Director, JDC, took the awareness class and answered to the queries from the audience. Anthropometric measurements and investigations were conducted and free medical advice was given. Team from JDC took part in the camp. The camp was coordinated by Prasad, PRO, JDC.

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IDF Diabetes Complications Congress, Hyderabad, 25-27 October 2018

Team members from JDC presented their original research entitled ‘Preventing diabetes complications with telemedicine - Insights gained from a real-world 20-year follow-up data’ at the IDF Diabetes Complications Congress 2018. The congress was the first in a new series of live educational events developed by the International Diabetes Federation to tackle the issues around diabetes complications. Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev lectured on the topic, ‘Islet transplants: Now and later’, and was a panelist in the session ‘Insulins and other injectables in managing diabetes and its complications’. Dr. Jothydev and other members from JDC, Mrs. Sunitha Jothydev and Ms. Gopika Krishnan were part of the Panel discussion on ‘Importance of social media and communications in education and prevention of diabetic complications’. The event found the participation of delegates from different parts of the globe.

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Patient Education Program at Hotel Hill View, Kochi, 10 October 2018


A Patient education program was conducted at Hotel Hill View by JDC Kochi in association with Kesavadev Trust on 10th October 2018. Diabetes awareness lectures were provided by Dr.Rohit Warrier, Consultant Diabetologist, JDC Kochi and Centre Head & Chief Dietitian Ms.Annie Ajai. JDC Kochi team actively participated.

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