National Gestational Day & International Woman’s Day, successfully organised at DCRC

On the occasion of National Gestational Day & International Woman’s Day, Sunil’s Diabetes Care n’ Research Centre (DCRC), Diabetes Care Foundation of India (DCFI) in collaboration with Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group of India (DIPSI) & Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) had organized a camp for pregnant & non pregnant woman.

National GDM day is celebrated all over India on 10th March, as it’s the birthday of Dr. V. Seshiah, Senior Diabetologist, who is popularly known as Bhishma Pitamah of pregnancy diabetes in India. He has done pioneering work in the field of Gestational diabetes. His contributions towards GDM has given global recognition to our country & he has been working extensively & consistently for pregnancy Diabetes since many decades.

Dr. Gupta addressed the delegates on phone from Barcelona while attending the international conference motivating them to check their blood glucose in every trimester. Now a days the age of marriage is extended hence the pregnancy is delayed at an elderly age however the age of onset of Diabetes has reduced due to stress and improper lifestyle.

Free check up of blood glucose, Total cholesterol & obesity screening was done for >50 women at DCRC and at OPD of Dr. Prabha Bhattacharya & Dr N. Sanyal which was followed by education program conducted by Dr. Sachin Gathe, Physician & Mrs. Gupta, Dietician & Diabetic Educator, she informed that a pregnant woman should eat a well balanced nutritious diet rich in protein, calcium & iron. They should include milk & milk products, pulses, nuts, green leafy vegetables & fresh fruits along with a lemon, amla.

Dietician’s of DCRC Parvindar Kaur, Shraddha Fulzade, Pooja Kore, Rupali Patil, Harsha Maheshgawai, Bharti, organized a diet exhibition on the occasion.

The team of Diabetes care n’ Research Centre, Mr. Vivek Nagrare, Mrs. Sheela Moon, Mrs. Sangita Gupta, Sarita Kale, Priyanka Dakate, Priya Wagh, Trishali Khobragade, Mrs. Mayuri Mohadikar, Mr. Prashant Ramteke worked hard for the success of the program.
 
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