Massive campaign to combat the disease

Massive campaign to combat the disease
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Biocon Ltd witnessed an active participation of health conscious citizens of Hyderabad in a series of diabetes awareness campaigns, patient education programmes and mega walkathons it organised recently. 

Biocon Ltd witnessed an active participation of health conscious citizens of Hyderabad in a series of diabetes awareness campaigns, patient education programmes and mega walkathons it organised recently.

Eminent healthcare professionals like Dr K Jaya Rami Reddy, Ashok Nagar; Dr NG Sasrty; Dr Mohan’s Centre, Domalguda; Dr CVN Kavitha Rao; Dr Mohan’s Centre,

Domalguda and other consultants joined hands in a month-long patient centric support programme, spanning over 40 camps in the city with an aim to reach out to more than 2,000 people to mark the recent ‘World Diabetes Day’.

Partha Roy Chowdhury, Head-Metabolics Division, Branded Formulations, Biocon said, “India currently has over seven crore people with diabetes, making it the second largest population in the world, and this number is expected to cross the 10 crore mark by 2030.

What is more alarming is that poor eating habits, lack of exercise and stress are driving a large number of young people towards pre-diabetes and diabetes.

“Through our ‘Winning With Diabetes’ programme, we aim to empower people with diabetes with the tools to better manage their disease and improve their quality of life,” said Choudhury.

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