Diabetes awareness camp held

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A diabetes awareness camp was set up at Centaurus Mall in Islamabad on Saturday in connection with World Diabetes Day, to be observed on Monday.

The awareness camp was aimed to highlight health issues encountered by a diabetic patient. In health awareness camp, besides free blood sugar test, blood pressure check and measurement of Body Mass Index, doctors are providing free consultation to the walk-in patients.

In interaction with media on the occasion, Dr Ali Raza said diabetes is a prevalent disease in our society which usually remains unnoticed

He said aim of this camp is to screen maximum people to detect diabetic patients who do not know about their disease. He said detecting diabetes early enables patients to control it without using medicines. Dr Ali Raza said changing one’s life style may also help control diabetes.—INP

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