World Diabetes Day marked in Pokhara

Participants of the diabetes rally march in the street of Pokhara to reach Pokhara City Hall on Tuesday in Pokhara. Picture: URL

Pokhara—Dozens of people have been marched in the street of Pokhara to celebrate World Diabetes Day this morning. The rally began from Chipledhunga of Pokhara and converted in a awareness program as it arrived Pokhara City Hall.

The rally with an awareness program was organized by Lions clubs International District 325 B, (MD325) Nepal and co-organized by United Reference Libratory New Road Pokhara. The program was supported by Nepal Diabetes Society (NDS) Kaski, Diabetes and Thyroid Treatment Center and Diabetes and Thyroid Clinic.

Speaking in a program Diabetes Doctor Tirtha Lal Upadhaya said that the diabetes is one of the challenging problems of modern world. He also added that the patients of diabetes have been increasing in first rate. Good life style, balance diet and regular health check up are some of the measures that prevent from high level of glucose in the blood.

Saying that the role of women is very important to control the diabetes, Dr Upadhaya further made clear that the World Health Organization has come up with a plant that the diabetes could be controlled if women are wise and strong.

Lions 325 B chairman Dhana Raj Acharya said that the rally and awareness program were organized as part of the social responsibility of his club. URL director Thakur Prasad Panta claimed that his laboratory has carried out the diabetes test of 23,000 patients and have organized 40 free health camp so far.

He also called all the concern persons to get free health checked up during a camp which is to be organized in Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City ward 12 on coming Saturday. Earlier, at Pokhara City hall, the program was chaired by NDS Kaski chairman Krishna Prasad Baral and hosted by Tek Naryan Paudel.

Participants of the diabetes rally pose for a group picture in Pokhara City Hall on Tuesday in Pokhara. Picture: URL

Published on: November 14, 2017 4:44 pm

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