Synopsis of Nutriweek on Diabetes
This session was conducted by DR KIRAN SHAH DIABETOLOGIST, CLINICAL EXPERIENCE TEN YEARS, TRAINED FROM DEPT OF ENDOCRINOLOGY SETH G.S.MEDICAL COLLEGE & KEM MUMBAI.
Key note Message:-
Prediabetics is on rise and if proper care i.e right kind of diet and exercise is followed people will be saved from getting diabetes.
India has already become diabetes capital. The important message he conveyed was diabetes cannot be cured but can be managed with diet and exercise.
He also advised people with diabetes to go for eye check up esp the retina which is damage can lead to complete blindness.
Similarly he also stressed on foot care, proper footware some amount of pain, tingling is good for diabetes as it shows your nerves i.e sensations are on and you will take care of the same.
He also said once insulin is started it is not the end of life and one doesn’t need to keep taking insulin throughtout his/her life (if it is type 2 diabetes) with proper control the person can be put on tablets.