x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   ReT teachers without salaries for 8 months | PDP set to form Government in J&K: Rangil Singh | Dr Dhar concludes campaign in a novel way by donating blood | Cyber café owner held for allegedly raping girl | Petitioner shall not be arrested till Monday, says IO | PDP, BJP, Congress play with sentiments of people: Sasan | Murder convicted dies of cardiac arrest, family members allege murder | Campaigning for final phase ends, Dy CM among 4 ministers in fray | NC leader enjoys smoking on open stage | Weak coalition is better than Governor rule: Soz | Militant killed in Kolipora encounter | `Wani destined to lose, Rana on slippery wicket' | Jammu records season's minimum 4.5 Degree Celsius; fog hits rail, air | HC for action against those hampering removal of encroachments | 'NC has accepted defeat, its leaders frustrated' | DG Defence Estates furnishes misleading Information | Commissioner JMC inaugurates VATIKA | Will work tirelessly if wins: Bharat Choudhary | BJP candidate Ashwani addresses series of meetings on last day of campaign | Vikas Joins BJP | Jammu (E) needs a strong legislator: Malhotra | Congress alone can change destiny of remote, backward people : Balwan | Peoples' support crucial for political stability : Jamwal | Students hold candle light march in solidarity with Peshawar victims | Students hold candle light march in solidarity with Peshawar victims | Kadfeen appeals Jammuites to vote for Congress | CF alleges Omar for charging high fees from Jammu Golf Club members | Baseball trials today | District level National Science Exhibition commences | JKPS organizes story telling competition | Students of DRS Kids bring laurels in Karate C’ship | GDC Budhal conducts Women Chess tournament | Jodhamal Public School celebrates 10th Annual Day | Executive body for academic session 2014-15 formed | WWF-India, CEE organize conference | KVS organizes Regional Incentive Awards ceremony | DPS defeats RRL School | S P Senior Sec School outshines in Speedball Championship | Pir Panjal Knight Premier League-2014 concludes with exciting finish | Challenger Novelty wins close contest in football | Tree plantation drive held | Back Issues  
 
news details
Dr Jitendra Singh focusses on young diabetics
2/17/2012 12:08:30 AM
Early Times Report

Jammu, Feb 16: A diabetes awareness programme cum detection camp was organized in Muthi camp on Thursday at which renowned Diabetologist and National Professor of Diabetes, Dr. Jitendra Singh led a team of doctors to examine the patients.
The programme was organized by "Rahul Memorial Helpline" in collaboration with "Diabetes Care Foundation"(DCF) under the supervision of P.N. Pandita assisted by K.K. Raina and Sandeep Dhar.
Giving brief resume of the programme, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that this was one of the series of programmes undertaken to focus on prevention and detection of Diabetes in young because in the first quarter of 21st century, the two major challenges facing India will be Diabetes in young and Diabetes in women.
With rapidly increasing youth population in the country, if diabetes occurring at young age is not detected and managed in time, this can lead to loss of vital youth power for the nation.
He referred to a number of youngsters succumbing to heart attacks and only thereafter coming to know that they had diabetes.
Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the prevalence of Diabetes is fast increasing even in this part of the country and that is why Jammu has now been taken up as an important centre for gathering of diabetes data by WHO and national agencies. He also referred to the diabetes in pregnancy data provided through him from Jammu and surrounding regions which has been incorporated by WHO and DIPSI for formulation of new guidelines for detection and treatment of diabetes in pregnancy so that the next generation youngsters are spared from diabetes.
At the camp, a large number of people got their blood tests done free of cost and were also provided free medicines.
Vishwajeet and his team conducted the tests.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
 
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
top stories of the day
 
 
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU