Dr. Kavita Sunil Gupta

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

Academic Qualification:

  • PhD Thesis (Food & Nutrition) -2019
  • MSc (DFSM)
  • Certificate in Food and Nutrition
  • Certificate Course of Fundamental of Nutrition& Clinical Dietetics-WTERI, Nagpur
  • Advanced Diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics- Institute of Health Care Administration – Chennai
  • Graduation from Mumbai

Professional Experience:

  • Actively involved, conducts & participates in Diabetes Education Program & diet exhibitions appx. 20 programs/yr. (since last 23yrs.). Conducts Nutrition Education programs for various communities, rural areas, NGOs, Schools.
  • 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.
  • Contributor for the course for the electronic Diabetes Educators Course (eDEC) of Dr. Chandalias Help Defeat Diabetes.
  • 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:

  • Awarded the Dainik Bhaskar Women Award 2018 – Social Category on 3rd May 2018 at Hotel Radisson Blue with hands of Neha Agrawal, Kunda Chandra & Nanda Jichkar
  • DCRC is recognized as IDF centre of Education & IDF centre of Excellence in Diabetes care for the year 2017-2019 at International Diabetes Federation World Congress 4-8 Dec 2018 at Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Awarded Third best Oral paper at Diabetes India World Congress, “Study to evaluate prevalence of erectile dysfunction an its asso. Risk factor in male Type 2 diabetes subject” Sachin Gathe, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Shlok Gupta 8th World Congress Diabetes India 2018, 1-4th Feb 2018 at Kolkotta
  • 7th World Congress of Diabetes: 3rd prize for Poster Presentation The Coexistence of Metabolic Syndrome & Generalized Obesity amongst people with Type 2 Diabetes increases the risk of Cardiovascular disease & diabetic kidney disease, K S Gupta, S S Gupta, S A Vali, S Gathe, S Fulzade, Diabetes India 2017, 23-26 Feb 2017, New Delhi.
  • Conferred with the National Award for Best Diabetes Awareness programs organized during 2013- 2014 at National Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India(RSSDI), Bengaluru on 22nd Nov 2014
  • IDA Presidents Award: Best Poster Presentation “Screening of Type 2 Diabetics for Metabolic Syndrome and Body Composition Measurements”, KS Gupta, SA Vali, SS Gupta, Indian Dietetic Association, 45th Annual National Conference, 29th Nov – 1st Dec 2012, Hyderabad

Papers Presented:

  • “Prevalence & Characteristics of Insulin requiring ketosis-resistant diabetes mellitus from Central India” Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe, International Journal of Diabetes in developing countries, Vol. 38 (ISSN: 0973- 3930) (Abstract -39)
  • “Macronutrient intake pattern in T2DM from Central India”, Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, International Journal of Diabetes in developing countries, Vol. 38 (ISSN: 0973-3930) (Abstract – 38 )
  • “Vascular Complication in Diabetic Pregnancy”, Sunil Gupta, RSSDI Diabetes Update – 2018, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd, Page no – 323-328, (ISBN: 978-93-5270-618-1) (Book Chapter-)
  • “Manipulating macronutrients for weight reduction important or just calorie reduction”, Kavita Gupta, RSSDI Diabetes Update- 2018, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Pvt. Ltd, Page no – 33-37, (ISBN: 978-93-5270-618-1)(Book Chapter-)
  • “Prevalence of Depression amongst people with Type 1 diabetes mellitus in India and its impact on glycemic control”, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe, Bharti Wattyani, Shlok Gupta at 44th International Annual Conference of ISPAD, 11-14 Oct 2018, Hyderabad, Abstract No- 71 Poster presentation)(Abstract – 37)
  • “Impact on Glycemic profile, glycemic variability and unexplained hypoglycemia amongst people with T1DM having lipohypertrophy, after correction of insulin injection technique” Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe, Parvinder Bhamra, Shlok Gupta, at 44th International Annual Conference of ISPAD(Oral presentation, Education section, Hall-3) Abstract – 36)
  • Study to evaluate prevalence of Erectile Dysfunction(ED) and its associated risk factors in Male Type 2 Diabetes Subjects, Sachin Gathe, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Shlok Gupta 8th World Congress Diabetes India 2018, on 2-4 Feb 2018 at Kolkata (Oral presentation 3rd prize).
  • Impact of diabetes education workshop on improving knowledge, attitude and practices; interventional study in nurses, Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Sachin Gathe, AD-0141 IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-35)
  • Prevalence of lipohypertrophy amongst insulin treated Indian people with type 2 Diabetes, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe, AD-0938 IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-34)
  • Early detection of mild GDM and its treatment can substantially reduce fetal losses- Study from central India, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe, AD-0555 IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-33)
  • Study to evaluate effect of high fat Indian meal on postprandial lipid profile in type 2 diabetics from Central India, Kavita Gupta, Sunil Gupta, Sachin Gathe, AD-0315IDF- 2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-32)
  • Study of risk factors influencing prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in people with type 2 diabetes from Central India, Sunil Gupta, Ajay Ambade, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe, AD-0417, IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-31)
  • To assess risk factors for early development of type 2 diabetes in women with history ofgestational diabetes mellitus, Sunil Gupta, Kavita Gupta, Sachin Gathe AD-0793 IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-30)
  • Assessment of oral health and Oral health behavior in type II diabetics, S. Gupta, M. Zamad, K. Gupta, A. Zamad, S. Gupta, AD-0422, IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Poster-29)
  • Study to evaluate dental caries and its progression by using PRS Index in type 1 Diabetics, S. Gupta, M. Zamad, K. Gupta, A. Zamad, S. Gupta, AD-0833, IDF-2017 Congress on 4-8 Dec 2017 at Abu Dhabi, UAE (Abstract Poster-28)
  • Does twin pregnancy in women with type 2 diabetes & gestational diabetes require higher insulin doses versus singleton pregnancy? Sunil Gupta, S. Gupta, S. Gathe, K. Gupta, P. Bamrah, DIP 2017, The 9th International Symposium on 8-12 March 2017, Barcelona, Spain (Abstract Poster-27)
  • The Coexistence of Metabolic Syndrome & Generalized Obesity amongst people with Type 2 Diabetes increases the risk of Cardiovascular disease & diabetic kidney disease, K S Gupta, S S Gupta, S A Vali, S Gathe, S Fulzade, Diabetes India 2017, Abstract Book, 7th World Congress of Diabetes, IJCP, Page no 156-157, 23-26 Feb 2017, New Delhi. (Abstract Poster -26)
  • 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 Poster – 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- Poster 24)
  • “Post Prandial Hypertriglyceridemia secondary to highfat 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 – Poster -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-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 – 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 – 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 -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 – 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 Nov – 4th Dec 2015 abstract number: VA-1383(Abstract Poster -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)
  • Paper Presentation “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)
  • Paper Presentation: “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:

  • Study to evaluate the effect of high fat Indian meal on post prandial lipid profile in people with type 2 diabetes. Kavita S. Gupta, Sabiha A. Vali, Sunil Gupta, Dr. Sachin Gathe, European Journal of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical sciences (ISSN 2349-8870) Volume: 5, Issue: 1, Year: 2018 (Article- 12)
  • Study to assess the impact of Metabolic syndrome on the occurrence of diabetic retinopathy amongst people with types 2 diabetes mellitus in India, K. S. Gupta, S. S. Gupta, S. A. Vali, Ajay Ambade, S. Gathe, Global Journal For Research Analysis Vol. 6, issue-12, Dec 2017, (ISSN 2277-8160), Page no. 547-551 (Article-11)
  • Prevalence of metabolic syndrome amongst people with type 2 diabetes mellitus and its impacts on the occurrence of diabetic kidney disease, Gupta K S, Gupta S S, Vali S A, Gathe S, MRIMS Journal of Health Sciences 2017; Vol.5, Issue-4, (pISSN: 2321-7006, eISSN: 2321-7294). (Article- 10)
  • Measures of body composition amogst people with obese Vs. Non obese Type 2 Diabetics, K. Gupta, S. Vali, S. Gupta, LAD Research Journal Vol. 12, No. (2), 2016 (ISSN 0974- 0317) (Article-9)
  • No Sugar & Less Salt …Run your life without a HALT, Kavita Gupta, Diabetes India 2017, Abstract Book, 7th World Congress of Diabetes, IJCP, Page no 63, 23-26 Feb 2017, New Delhi. (Article-8)
  • Diabetes Self –management Education: 22 years Voyage of “Hello Diabetes”, 44th Annualconfof 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- 7)
  • Beyond Carbohydrate counting for Diabetic Diet prescribing 44th Annualconfof 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- 6)
  • “Pioglitazone & the risk of bladder cancer: An Indian retrospective cohort study”, Sunil Gupta, KavitaGupta R. Ravi, Vinita Mehta, Samar Banerjee, Shashank Joshi, BanshiSaboo, Indian Journal of Endocrinology & Metabolism. Sept – Oct 2015 / Vol 19, Issue – 5 / Page 639-643 (ISSN- 2230-8210). Endrocrinology. (Article-5)
  • “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-4)
  • “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) (Article-3)
  • Published: “Skin Care in Diabetes“, Journal of Diabetes Education, Vol.2, No.3, July – September – 2014 Kavita Gupta (ISSN – 2320-9968) (Article-2)
  • Published: “Employment, Insurance & Marriage in Diabetes”, Journal of Diabetes Education, Vol.2, No.2, April-June 2014, Kavita Gupta (ISSN – 2320-9968) (Article-1)

National Faculty:

  • Panelist Diet schedule in Diabetes, Diabetic Asso. of India , on 16th Sept 2018 at Hotel Centre Point, Nagpur
  • Barriers to effective management of diabetes,, 6th Annual ADE conf 23-24 Sept 2017, Mumbai
  • MNT in DM Annual diabetes global meeting JPEF 2017, at Trivendrum, 13th Aug 2017
  • Faculty at National meet DIACON 2016 on 2nd Dec 2016 at Hotel Hyatt Ahmedabad
  • Faculty at National meet DIACON 2015 on 22nd Nov at Hotel Hyatt Ahmedabad
  • No Sugar & Less Salt …Run your life without a HALT, Diabetes India 2017, 7th World Congress of Diabetes, Feb 2017, New Delhi.
  • “Low Carbohydrates Diet: Revisited”, Kavita Gupta, at DIACON 2016, at Ahemdabad 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 20t hNov 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 Ahmedabad 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 on 9-12th April 2015 at Chennai.
  • Nutrition Symposia, Theme: “Dietary Compliance Strategies from Central India” at RSSDI-2014 21st – 23 Nov 2014 at Bengaluru
  • Nutrition Symposia, Theme: “Regional Differences in Food Consumption Patterns and Glucose intolerance “Dietary Pattern in Central India” at RSSDI-2012, 26th -28 Oct 2012 Chennai
  • 3rd National Conf of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study group of India (DIPSI), 10th Feb 2008 at Nagpur
  • National Research Society for Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) 23rd November 2007 at Kolkatta

Conferences organized:

  • Zonal Conference of NSI – NC, NUTRICON-2018, 8 – 9 Dec 2018, VANAMATI, Nagpur
  • JDCON – 2018 (Juvenile Diabetes Education Conference & Workshop)
  • NUCON – 2017(Nurses Education Conclave cum Workshop), 12th Nov 17, Nagpur
  • JDCON – 2017 (Juvenile Diabetes Education Conference & Workshop)
  • Hello Diabetes Academia 2016, 2 – 3 July 2016, Nagpur
  • XIV Annual Scientific Session Nutrition Society of India–Nagpur Chapter on Saturday 23rd Jan 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:

  • 51st Annual National conf of Indian Dietetic Association (IDACON-2018) on 30th Sept to 2nd Oct 2018 at Indore (MP).
  • International Diabetes symposium at Hayatt, Mumbai on 10th Jan 2016 Mumbai
  • 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), Kolkata – November 2007
  • ICCD – WCCN – 11th World Conference on Clinical Nutrition 2006 – Mumbai
  • National Convention of Indian Dietetic Association, Chairman of Subcommittee – 5th – 6th Jan2007, 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.
  • 18th International 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:

  • Diabetic Association of India, Executive Member, Nagpur EC member (2018 – 19)
  • 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 – 2018)

Conducting public awareness program “Hello Diabetes”:

  1. Every Saturday 3 – 4 pm at DCRC premises since Aug 2007
  2. Mass Diabetes education workshop “Hello Diabetes” in Aug and Nov since 21yrs.
  3. Annual Hello Diabetes program at Gondia since 20 yrs (with DISHA) and at Akola since 5yrs (with MODEM)
  4. 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 Juvenile Diabetes Parent Association of India
  • 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. We as a team need to join hands together to combat Diabetes and make the society healthier by creating diabetes and diet awareness at every doorstep.