Walk to create awareness about ‘Diabetes’

Rawalpindi

Pakistan Academy of Family Physician on Monday arranged an awareness walk on the occasion of World Diabetes Day.
Addressing the participants of the walk , health professionals said that the aim of the event was to aware the people about the hazards of this fast spreading disease.
They said that a large number of patients do not know about their disease as they never underwent any medical checkup. They said the reasons behind the rise of this disease in Pakistan are use of increasing trend of junk and fast food, soft drinks, smoking, overweight, obesity, physical inactivity, stress and depression and lack of periodic checkup of blood sugar level.—APP

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