Dfc_india (Diabetic Foot Clinic) and SPG (Shivaji Park Gymkhana) organised a Diabetic Foot Awareness Program on Sunday, the 11th November 2018 at Shivaji Park, Mumbai.
Blood sugar tests were conducted and a walk was undertaken for a short distance to highlight the importance of diabetes complications. Around 150 people, mostly Diabetics… participated.
Dr Tushar D Rege gave a small talk on ways and means to prevent amputations and highlighted that it is only awareness, discipline and proper care of the foot which can avoid complications like gangrene and amputations. An Entertainment programme was conducted which literally lightened the atmosphere in the crowd and got them involved in dancing and frolic. The program ended with a lucky draw. Free gifts including glucometers were distributed to the registered people.
14th November is WORLD DIABETES DAY. Let us all strive to prevent to prevent amputations.