Kishtwar: To mark the World Diabetes Day, an awareness programme was today organized by District Hospital Kishtwar in whicha large number of patients, paramedical staff, and students of ANMT School, BSc Nursing Students /General Public and Media persons participated.
Speaking on the occasion, Medical Superintendent District Hospital Dr. Parvez lqbal Wani stressed on early diagnosis and treatment of diabetes. He said the diabetes has become a major health problem globally“ but can be controlled by preventive measures.”
Other speakers spoke about the symptoms of the diabetes and early reporting of such patients to the hospital.
Meanwhile, the hospital management started seven-day intensive screening of diabetes for the general public apart from regular daily screening by NCD section.