An awareness campaign regarding diabetic eye diseases was held Eye Mobile Unit , Civil Hospital Jalandhar on 05/11/18. 72 patients attended the programme. Dr. Rajesh Bagga , Civil Surgeon, Jalandhar presided over the function. He emphasised the need of regular exercise, healthy diet & regular monitoring of blood sugar among diabetics . Dr. Arun Verma , Ophthalmologist, informed the gathering about Diabetic Eye Diseases namely:
- Diabetic Retinopathy ( NPDR & PDR)
- D.M.E. ( causes blurred vision)
- Cataract (Onset is early in Diabetics)
- Glaucoma ( 50% more common in Diabetic)
Dr. Gurpreet Kaur, Ophthalmologist, laid amphasis on need of annual comprehensive eye examination of diabetic patients to evaluate retina for exudation, neovascularization & heammorhage .
Dr. Arun Verma educated the patients about the need to control Hypertension & Hyperlipidemia.
Dr Mej Pal, Eye Surgeon (SMO)
Topic: Diabetic Retinopathy - Causes and Prevention.
Dr Anupma Saini, Deputy Civil Surgeon (DBCS)
Dr R K Mehla, Physician
Diabetes Awareness Programme at GMCH, Chandigarh organized in collaboration with COS on November14, 2018 attended by about 150 students, paramedical staff and nurses.
Diabetes Eye Disease Awareness month of November 2018, I'm hereby submitting the activities conducted by Department of Ophthalmology, Andaman & Nicobar Islands Institute of Medical Sciences (ANIIMS), Port Blair: CME titled "Potpourri of Diabetic Retinopathy" in Lecture Hall-2, ANIIMS on November 14, 2018.