Ms. Kavita Sunil Gupta

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Director, Nutritionist, Certified Diabetes Educator, Insulin Pump Trainer.

Academic Qualification :-

• Pursuing PhD in Food &Nutrition
• MSc (DFSM )
• Certificate in Food and Nutrition
• Certificate Course of Fundamental of Nutrition& Clinical Dietetics-WTERI, Nagpur – 1991
• Advanced Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics- Institute of Health Care Administration – Chennai – 1998
• Graduation from Mumbai –1990.

Professional Experience :-

• Actively involved, conducts & participates in Diabetes Education Program &diet exhibitions appx. 20 programs/yr. (since last 22yrs.). Conducts Nutrition Education programs for various School children .
• Trainer for National Diabetes Educator Program (NDEP), Dr.V.Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy (DMDEA) & Indian Association of Diabetes Educators (IADE) at DCRC, Nagpur, started from June 2011 till date.
• Counselor for IGNOU, Certificate in Diabetes Care for Community Worker Program(CDCW) Course conducted at Diabetes Care n’ Research Centre, from 2009 till 2012
• Master Trainer for Indian Diabetes Educator Project : HOPE, at Dr.Chandalia’s, Diabetes Endocrine Nutrition Management & Research Centre- Mumbai- 2009-11
• Involved in >23 International Clinical Research Projects of DCRC as Clinical Research coordinator

Awards :

• IDA Presidents Award : Best Poster Presentation “Screening of Type 2 Diabetics for Metabolic Syndrome and Body Composition Measurements”, Indian Dietetic Association, 45th Annual National Conference, 29th Nov -1st Dec 2012, Hyderabad

Papers Presented :-

• Hospital based prevalence of major depression & its association with macro angiopathy amongst adults in Type 2 diabetes in India 52nd EASD Annual Meeting at Munich, Germany. 12-16th Sept 2016, Sunil Gupta, S.S. Chiddarwar, K. S. Gupta, P.B. Kore, S.S. Gupta, M. Tiwaskar (Abstract -25)
• Comparison of effectiveness of SGLT2 inhibitors in the Indian Multi Ethnic Type 2 Diabetes Patients – Real world experience” Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Navneet Wadhwa, Shlok Gupta, Shraddha Fulzade (Poster no- 1321), 25th American Asso. of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Congress, 25-29 May 2016 at Orlando, Florida USA – (Abstract- 24)
• “Post Prandial Hypertriglyceridemia secondary to high fat meal: an under evaluated entity” 48th Annual National conference of Indian Dietetic Association IDACON 2015 at Bengaluru,19th -21st Nov 2015 Kavita Gupta, Sabiha Vali, Sunil Gupta (Poster No- PPCD 27 -Abstract -23)
• “Oral health assessment amongst Indian type 2 diabetics” Mohit Zamad, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta the IDF World Diabetes Congress 2015 in Vancouver , 30th Nov -4th Dec 2015. Abstract number: VA-1073 (Abstract- poster presentation-22)
• “To study the prevalence of periodontitis and associated risk factors amongst type 2 diabetics in India” Mohit Zamad, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, for the IDF World Diabetes Congress 2015 , Vancouver, 30th Nov -4th Dec 2015. Abstract number: VA-0291(Abstract – poster presentation-21)
• Assessment of various risk factors for early onset of DM in women with history of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in India, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta at IDF 2015 Vancouver, 30th Nov -4th Dec 2015 Abstract number: VA-0770 (Abstract Poster presentation-20)
• “Prevalence of female sexual dysfunction and associated risk factors amongst type 2 diabetics in India” Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta for the World Diabetes Congress 2015 in Vancouver, 30th Nov -4th Dec 2015. abstract no: VA- 0316 (Abstract Poster presentation-19)
• “Barriers towards insulin therapy in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus” K. Gupta, S. Gupta, S. Fulzade, S. Joshi, M. Kalindi, IDF World Diabetes Congress 2015 in Vancouver , 30th Nov -4th Dec 2015. abstract number: VA-0766 (Abstract Poster presentation- 18)
• “Hospital based prevalence of Lipohypertrophy in Type 1& Type 2 DM on insulin therapy”, K. Gupta, S. Gupta, M. Fulwani, at IDF 2015 Vancouver, 30th Nov4th Dec 2015abstract number:VA-1383(Abstract poster presentation -17)
• Poster Presentation “Oral Health Among Type 2 Diabetics” Mohit Zamad, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, at 6th World Congress of Diabetes India 9th -12th April 2015, Chennai, Conference Compendium , IJCP Publication Ltd.(Abstract Poster-16)
• Prevalence of vasculopathy amongst Type 2 Diabetics at their first visit to teritiary care center”. Sunil Gupta , Kavita Gupta, Ajay Ambade, Monika Kalindi6th World Congress of Diabetes India 9th -12th April 2015, Chennai, Conference Compendium, IJCP Publication Ltd .(Abstract Poster-15)
• “A Study to Evaluate the Dose, Distribution & Factors Influencing the Insulin Requirement in Type 2 Diabetic Pregnancies”. Sunil Gupta1, Kavita Gupta2, Vinita Mehta3, Anita Singh4 , 6th World congress of Diabetes India 9th -12th April 2015, Chennai, Conference Compendium , IJCP Publication Ltd (Abstract-14)
• Poster Paper presented at IDA “Protein Deficiency Diabetes Mellitus: An adult onset insulin requiring diabetes occurring due to poverty and maternal malnutrition” Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Indian Dietetic Association, 47th Annual National Conference, 21st -23rd Dec 2014, Delhi. (Abstract Poster-13)
• Oral Presentation, Cross sectional study on regional diets & Metabolic syndrome in Type 2 Diabetics. Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Sabiha A. Vali et.al, Indian Dietetic Association, 46th Annual National Conference, 2013, Pune. (Abstract Oral-12)
• Published : “Prevalence of metabolic syndrome amongst jail inmates in central India IDF 2013, Melbourne, Australia, Abstract number: ME-0447, New abstract number: AbT-2136, Stream: Public Health and Epidemiology, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta et al.(Abstract Poster-11)
• Poster Presentation: Diabetes Awareness in Type 2 Diabetics: Where do we stand? : A Tertiary Care Clinic Based Data from Central India” IDF 2013, Melbourne, Australia, Abstract No.ME2018, Poster No.P-1543, Stream: Education and Integrated Care, Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta et al.(Abstract Poster-10)
• “Diabetes Awareness in Type 2 Diabetics: Where do we stand ? : A Tertiary Care Clinic Based Data from Central India”, Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, during International Diabetes Federation (IDF),2-6th Dec 2013, Melborne,Australia.(Abstract Poster-9)
• IDA Presidents Award : Best Poster Presentation “Screening of Type 2 Diabetics for Metabolic Syndrome and Body Composition Measurements”, Kavita Gupta, Sabiha Valli, Sunil Gupta, Indian Dietetic Association, 45th Annual National Conference, 29th Nov -1st Dec 2012, Hyderabad.(Abstract Poster-8)
• Oral Paper Presentation during Nutrition Symposia, Theme: “Regional Differences in Food Consumption Patterns and Glucose intolerance “ Dietary Pattern in Central India” at RSSDI-2012, Chennai 26th -28 Oct 2012.(Abstract Oral-7)
• PaperPresentation “Does Diabetes Education Program enhances the knowledge of Type 2 Diabetes?” Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, during International Diabetes Federation (IDF) , 4-8th Dec 2011, Dubai.(Abstract Poster-6)
• PaperPresentation: “ Insulin Requiring Ketotic Resistant Diabetes-A diverse entity not uncommon in India” Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, during International Diabetes Federation (IDF) , 4-8th Dec 2011, Dubai.(Abstract Poster-5)
• Paper published : “Diabetic Dyslipidemia amongst Type 2 Diabetes in India” Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, June 24th -28th, 2011, 71st American Diabetes Association, San Diego US.(Abstract Poster-4)
• Paper presentation : “An Analysis to study the Dose, Distribution & Factors Influencing the Insulin Requirement in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus” Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, for poster presentation at 6th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy, Salzburg, Austria, March 24-26, 2011.(Abstract Poster-3)
• Oral Paper Presentation “ Bad Obstetric History a major risk for developing Type 2 DM”. Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, 10th Feb 2008. 3rd National Conference of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study group of India (DIPSI), Nagpur.(Abstract Oral-2)
• Oral Paper Presentation “Regional Dietary Pattern in Central India” Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, 23rd November 2007 National Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI ) Kolkatta.(Abstract Oral-1)

Articles Published :-

• Diabetes Self –management Education : 22 years Voyage of “Hello Diabetes”, 44th Annual conf of Research Society for the study of Diabetes in India , Sunil S. Gupta, Kavita S Gupta, on 18th to 20th Nov 2016 at HICC Hyderabad, Telangana, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P)Ltd., ISBN: 978-93-86261-14-4 (Article- )
• Beyond Carbohydrate counting for Diabetic Diet prescribing 44th Annual conf of Research Society for the study of Diabetes in India , Kavita S Gupta, Sunil S. Gupta, on 18th to 20th Nov 2016 at HICC Hyderabad, Telangana, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd., ISBN: 978-93-86261-14-4 (Article- )
• “Pioglitazone & the risk of bladder cancer: An Indian retrospective cohort study”, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta R. Ravi, Vinita Mehta, Samar Banerjee, Shashank Joshi, Banshi Saboo, Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism. Sept – Oct 2015 / Vol 19 , Issue – 5 / Page 639-643 (ISSN- 2230-8210). Endrocrinology.
• “Practical Aspects of Insulin Therapy”, (RSSDI- Update 2015), Kavita S. Gupta, Sunil Gupta , Editor Sarita Bajaj, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (ISBN No. :978-93-5250-051-2), Page no. 212 – 221(Article)
• “ Do Neurovitamins& Antioxidants have a role in diabetes management” , Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Current controversies and consensus in Diabetes management , Published by – Micro lab Ltd, Edition 2015, Editor – Dr. A.K. Das , Page. No. 191-201 (ISBN No. 978-9380206-47-9)
• Published :-“Skin Care in Diabetes “,Journal of Diabetes Education , Vol.2, No.3, July – September- 2014 Kavita Gupta (ISSN – 2320-9968)
• Published :-“Employment , Insurance & Marriage in Diabetes” , Journal of Diabetes Education , Vol.2, No.2 , April-June 2014, Kavita Gupta (ISSN – 2320-9968)

National Faculty:-

• “Low Carbohydrates Diet: Revisited”, Kavita Gupta, at DIACON 2016, at Ahmadabad on 2nd Dec 2016.
• Beyond Carbohydrate counting for Diabetic Diet prescribing 44th Annual conf of Research Society for the study of Diabetes in India on 18th to 20th Nov 2016 at HICC Hyderabad.
• “Blood Glucose Monitoring, Role of educator”, National Indian Dietetic Asso. (IDA) meet at 23-25 Sept 2016, Mumbai.
• “Diabetic food : Myths & Realities” & “CGM & AGP”- Educators perspective” at Hello Diabetes Academia 2016 National Update: Contemporary Advances on 2-3 July 2016 at Nagpur
• “Diabetic Diet: Current guidelines”, Shimla at RSSDI 2016, on 8th May 2016, Himachal Pradesh
• “Smarter Eating during menopause” lecture at 21st Annual National conference of Indian Menopause Society on 19th Feb 2016 at Nagpur.
• “How to diet with diet ? ” at National meet DIACON 2015 on 22nd Nov at Hotel Hyatt Ahmadabad Chairing the session on “Diabetes and Yoga” & “Stress & Diabetes” at International Diabetes symposium at Hayatt, Mumbai on 10th Jan 2016 Mumbai.
• 6th World Congress of Diabetes India at Chennai on 9-12th April 2015.
• Nutrition Symposia, Theme: “Dietary Compliance Strategies from Central India” at RSSDI-2014 Bengaluru 21st -23 Nov 2014.
• Nutrition Symposia, Theme: “Regional Differences in Food Consumption Patterns and Glucose intolerance “ Dietary Pattern in Central India” at RSSDI-2012, Chennai 26th -28 Oct 2012.
• 3rd National Conf of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study group of India (DIPSI),Nagpur 10th Feb 2008.
• National Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI ) Kolkatta,23rd November 2007.

Conferences organized:-

• XIV Annual Scientific Session Nutrition Society of India–Nagpur Chapter on Saturday 23rdJan 2016 at PKV hall, Bajaj Nagar, Nagpur- Organizing Secretary
• XIII Annual Scientific Session Nutrition Society of India–Nagpur Chapter on Saturday 28th Sept 2014 at Auditorium Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nagpur- Organizing Joint Secretary
• 2nd Annual National conference of Association of Diabetes Educators (ADE 2013) on 23-24 Nov 2013 at Nagpur – Organizing Secretary
• National Annual conference of Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) 5-6 Jan 2007, Nagpur
• RSSDI Maharashtra Chapter, 1st Annual conference at Nagpur 2nd – 4th April 2004

Conferences Attended :-

• Faculty at National meet DIACON 2016 on 2nd Dec2016 at Hotel Hyatt Ahmedabad
• Faculty at National meet DIACON 2015 on 22nd Nov at Hotel Hyatt Ahmedabad
• International Diabetes symposium at Hayatt, Mumbai on 10th Jan 2016Mumbai
• Indian Dietetic Association, 48th Annual National Conference, Dec 2015, Bengaluru
• Indian Dietetic Association, 47th Annual National Conference, 21st-23rd Dec 2014, Delhi
• RSSDI-2014 Bengaluru 21st -23 Nov 2014
• Indian Dietetic Association, 46th Annual National Conference, 2013, Pune
• Indian Dietetic Association, 45th Annual National Conference, 29th Nov -1st Dec 2012, Hyderabad
• Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) -National Conference at Chennai 26 Oct 2012
• International Diabetes Federation (IDF) ,Dubai, 4-8th Dec 2011
• 71st American Diabetes Association, San Diego US. June 24th -28th, 2011,
• 20th World Diabetes Congress, IDF-2009 Montreal, Canada, Oct 2009.
• Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI ) – Hyderabad , 21-23 Nov 2008.
• Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group in India – DIPSI 2008, National Annual Meet 9th& 10th Feb 2008, Nagpur
• National Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI ), Kolkatta – November 2007
• ICCD- WCCN- 11th World Conference on Clinical Nutrition 2006- Mumbai
• National Convention of Indian Dietetic Association, Chairman of Subcommittee – 5th- 6thJan2007, Nagpur
• Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI ) Maharashtra Chapter – Workshop for Paramedics & Nurses – 2006 Pune
• Diabetic Association of India, Nagpur –Diet Exhibition – 18th -19th Feb-2006
• 19th IDF World Congress, Cape Town , South Africa , Dec 2006.
• National Convention of Indian Dietetic Association, Indore -3rd& 4th December 2005
• Asia Pacific Intensive Diabetes Management Programme -14th- 17th July 2005.
• Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) Annual Meet – Sydney Convention Centre,Sydney, 24– 27 August 2004.
• 18thInternational Diabetes Federation (IDF): World Congress, at Paris, France (24th – 29th Aug. 2003)
• Diabetic Association of India-Coordinator-Diet Exhibition & Public Awareness Program–21st July 2002.

Life Memberships :-

• Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI )
• Association of Diabetes Educators ( ADE) ,Mumbai ,National Secretary
• Nutrition Society of India – Life Member – Hon Secretary , NSI , Nagpur Chapter (2015-2017)
• Indian Dietetics Association –Life Member – Joint Secretary I.D.A Nagpur Chapter (2015)
Conducting public awareness program “Hello Diabetes” :-
a. Every Saturday 3-4 pm at DCRC premises since Aug 2007
b. Mass Diabetes education workshop “Hello Diabetes” in Aug and Novsince 21yrs.
c. Annual Hello Diabetes program at Gondia since 17 yrs (with DISHA) and at Akola since 5yrs (with MODEM)
d. Regular Hello Diabetes Program also organized at Chhindwada (3yrs), Tumsar (2yrs), Bhandara (2yrs), Raipur (1yr), Yavatmal (1yr), Amravati (1yr), Bhusawal(1yr), Rajnandgaon (3yrs), Balaghat (2yrs), Wardha (2yrs) and also at Rural Places Hingna, Warora, Butibori, Anandwan, Multai, Pandhurna, Umred etc.
Special Awareness/ Screening programs:-
• “Diabetic Desert Competition” for dieticians since 4 yrs.
• Annual Diabetes Education Program for Couples with Diabetes, Women with h/o GDM
• Annual Diabetes Education Program with residential camp for Type 1 Diabetics in collaboration with JDPAI since 17 yrs
• Free Diabetes Screening / Retinopathy & Neuropathy Screening / BMD Camps for poor and needy.
• Free Hello Diabetes Booklet distribution (> 60000 distributed till date).
• Diabetes Photo Identity card > 6000 distributed
• Free Insulin distribution for needy diabetics (through DCFI)

Message :-

In the present Era & Aura of Westernization, education program is expected to generate thoughtful change in the society to shape the human race for a healthy tomorrow. Research has shown that Diabetes & Diet Education is the soul of diabetes management. It is imperative to empower, teach and create awareness in very early stage, so that people with diabetes can live a healthy and complication free life. Let us join hands together to combat Diabetes and make the society healthier by creating diabetes and diet awareness at every doorstep.