QIH Holds Awareness Seminar on World Diabetes Day 2017

World Diabetes Day is an important day to bring diabetes awareness. More than 7 million people in Pakistan have diabetes.

Quaid e Azam International Hospital organized an event in connection with the World Diabetes Day on November 14, 2017. A large number of Doctors, medical staff and patients from twin cities attended the program. Dr Shaukat Bangash Chief Executive Officer of QIH was the Chief guest.

The aim of organizing the event was to create awareness and impart basic knowledge about Diabetes among public. It was an effort to improve the quality of life of the diabetic patients and help them get good sugar control by making changes in their lifestyle and eating patterns.

Brig ® Dr Abdul Halim HOD medicines & Nephrology Department in his opening remarks said that diabetes is a globally health challenge. World Diabetes Day has grown from a humble beginnings to become a globally celebrated event in spreading the message about diabetes and raising awareness for this challenge.

Dr. Syed Zubair Hussain Consultant Endocrinologist described the basic facts about Diabetes including the Types, Symptoms, Causes and Prevention of the disease. He stressed that diabetes can be prevented by adopting a healthy life style which involves diet and physical actively.

Dr. Osama Ishtiaq. Consultant Diabetologist discussed the importance of lifestyle modification in diabetes management and women health.

Dr. Syed Nasim Haider Consultant Vascular Surgeon discussed the vascular complications in Diabetes and Miss Ayeza Umar Consultant Dietitian explained the importance of a healthy diet in diabetes management.

The discussion was followed by a Question and Answer session with the panel. The attendees and hospital staff visited the exhibition stalls of the various pharmaceutical companies. Free blood sugar and BMI check was also arranged by the organizers at stalls. 

Addressing the gathering as Chief Guest Dr. Shaukat Ali Bangash CEO, QIH said that this kind of event help to create awareness in general public and will go a long way in dealing with diabetes. He said diabetes is a complicated problem which effects more than 415 million people in the world. Both govt and private sector has to step up their efforts to fight this global challenge. He thanked all doctors, staff and participants who help organized the event.

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