x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Major infiltration bid foiled at Poonch, militants pushed back | Arrangements for All India Siksha Sangharsh Yatra discussed | PAPA criticizes appointment of BOSE chairman | BLSKS stages musical play "KARMA" | Omar's tenure will remembered as a 'dark period' in Jammu and Kashmir: PDP | Raj Bhawan withholds nod, amid opposition from Jammu leaders | Annoyed over anti-Jammu approach of NC leadership, Sham quits Ministry over daily wagers' issue | Myths about accession of J&K | Challenge the ogre of religious fundamentalism | Modi writes history from Siachen to Srinagar | Will consider it after proper verification: Modi tells Omar | Floods hit J&K Bank hard; bank's assets under stress | People, PDP express no confidence in NC-Cong govt, want PM to lead relief rehabilitation work | ECI takes serious note, asks JK Govt not to violate norms | Cong's Manjit lashes out at NC's Salathia, levels serious allegations | Divya Manhas death mystery: Inter-state drug supplier (Chachu) among 3 arrested | How close is Omar to PM? | State Government dismal performance under Central Sponsored Scheme | DC Kishtwar suspends 22 truant employees | And now opposition to NIA's move to bring to justice enemies | BJP, Cong join hands, ridicule 'immature' Bhutto | State BJP hijacked by new entrants | Visitors flood Civil Secretariat, minister misbehaves with daily wagers | Locals protest against Sakeena Itoo, accuse her of ignoring deserving areas | Power shut down | SIC directs Jammu police to provide revised information under RTI to retd CMO | Babu Singh hails settlement of PoK refugee | Reshuffle in Police set up: 16 SHOs, 18 in-charge P/P transferred | Community resents over administration's ignorance | 3000 intoxicants capsules recovered, 2 held | Save a precious life | 5 gamblers held stake money | APS Akhnoor shines in inter army school championship | Bhalla launches development works | As BJP flexes muscles, PDP-Congress working on permutations of Govt formation in J&K | SSA tots eat, NDM students remain high and dry | One critical among three hit by lightning | Coalition ministers misusing official position: BJP | Prosecution failure leads to acquittal of alleged HM activist, others | Army procures new jammer systems to prevent terrorist attacks | Court directs CB to probe into complaint of land encroachment | Shri Bhat Memorial Trust felicitates social activists from KP community | Interviews for posts of Orderly, Sweepers to be held from Oct 31 | Geetika Kohli's book, 'Yonder' released | Kadipora women demonstrate against water scarcity in their locality | Pedestrian killed, two injured in separate road mishaps | Absconding burglar held after three yrs | 2 fire tragedies averted | IMS conducts 'industrial visit' to Chenab Textile Mills | 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