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“Hello Diabetes” Education Program for Nurses- NUCON 2017 to be held on Sunday 12th November 2017

9:00 am

November 12, 2017

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day (14th Nov), Diabetes Care n’Research Centre (DCRC) & Diabetes Care Foundation of India (DCFI) have jointly organized, “Hello Diabetes Education Program” for Nurses-NUCON 2017 on Sunday 12th November, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Sai Sabhagruh, Shankar Nagar, behind Wockhardt Hospital, Nagpur.

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The theme of World Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future and this day is celebrated every year on 14 November. WDD is represented by a blue circle logo, which is the global symbol for diabetes awareness.

There are currently over 199 million women living with diabetes. Two out of every five women with diabetes are of reproductive age, accounting for over 60 million women worldwide. Diabetes is the ninth leading cause of death in women globally, causing 2.1 million deaths per year. 1 in 7 births is affected by gestational diabetes. IDF estimates that 20.9 million or 16.2% of live births to women in 2015 had some form of hyperglycemia in pregnancy. Approximately half of women with a history of GDM go on to develop type 2 diabetes within five to ten years after delivery. Half of all cases of hyperglycemia in pregnancy occur in women under the age of 30.

Our education program is focused on nurses’ education as nurses play a key role in treatment of diabetics. Nurses’ knowledge, abilities & strategies can positively influence behavioral change in individual with diabetes so as to adhere to diet, physical activities, monitoring blood sugar & taking oral medication & insulin which enable adequate metabolic control. The key message of this education program is that every person with diabetes should be educated to better manage their diabetes and improve their health outcomes

DCRC & DCFI are Organizing Diabetes Education Program from last 23 years. This workshop will be attended by nurses from various nursing colleges & hospitals of Vidarbha, like Suretech College of Nursing, Mayo Hospital, Sitabai Nargunkar College, Asha Nursing College, Daga College, Matru Seva Sangh, Platina Heart Hospital.

Dr. Sunil Gupta, Director DCRC, Dr. Ajay Ambade, Retina Surgeon, Dr. Mohit Zamad, Oral Surgeon, Dr. Priya Kotian, Ms. Kavita Gupta, Dietician & Diabetes Educator will share their expertise during the program. Dr. Sarita Ugemuge, HOD Pathology Dept. & Dr. Sachin Gathe will conduct the program.

The program will be inaugurated in the august presence of Dr. Vilas Dangre, Sr. Homeopath & President Narkesari Prakashan, Shri. Girish Gandhi, President Vanrai Foundation, Dr. Viral Kamdar, President, Pt Deendayal Upadhyay Institute of Medical Sciences and Human Resources, Dr. Vinky Rughwani, Chairman Ethics com. of MMC, Dr. Anil Laddad, Executive Com. Member MMC, Shri. Anil Kilor, President, High Court Bar Association and President Janmanch, Dr. Vilas Thombare, Vice Dean, NKP Salve Medical College, Dr. Ashok Adhao, Patron IMA & Past National President, IMA, Dr. Sabiha Vali, Ex HOD Home Science Dept, TMNU.

Various role plays will be played by Mr.Vivek Nagrare, Raju Andulkar, Ms. Parvinder Kaur Bamrah, Rupali Patil, Bharti Vatyani, Anagha Shende, Sarita Kale, Sulbha Chaudhary, Sangeeta Gupta, Vibha Gupta, Mayuri Mohadikar, Priyanka Dhakate, Priya Wagh, Dr. Shruti Zalke, Panchsheela Moon, Manisha Jadhav, Prashant Ramteke, Dinesh Zode, Pinaki Choudhary, Kapil Sarak are working hard for the success of the program. The program will be exclusively for the nurses.