Blue Circle ceremony was performed with release of 2000 blue balloons with managing director of Dr Akbar Niazi Teaching Hospital, Dr. Saleem Qureshi, Dr. Baber Saeed along with senior management. The scientific session started with recitation of Holy Quran. Dr Musarrat Iqbal Co-chair of Alliance for Diabetes and Liver Diseases gave a brief introduction about the significance of the World Diabetes Day. Dr Saleem Qureshi chairman of Alliance for Diabetes and Liver Diseases gave a very informative overview about diabetes. Dr Usman From ANH highlighted the importance of advocacy in diabetes. Managing Director Hospital Mr. Yasir Niazi appreciated the efforts of the Alliance for Diabetes and Liver Diseases team instructed his faculty to arrange a conference on diabetes research, prevention and advocacy.
This was followed by workshops conducted on important aspects of diabetes management. Injection techniques and SMBG workshops was conducted by Dr Shehzad of PAFA, Hypoglycemia by Dr Iqbal of PAFP and Foot Care by Dr Azeem Lodhi from TDC. Diabetes Depression workshop was conducted by Ms Semra Salik and Healthy Nutrition by Nn. Samra Jamil. The management of ANH had arranged a delicious lunch for the organizers and faculty members.
lick here to edit.