Largest diabetes awareness fair in Kolkata



Kolkata, November 6 customized diet plans, diabetes} management and a focus on effective detection of the disease in early stages — all this and more can feature at the diabetes fair (Madhumeha Mela) here, its organizers said Tuesday.

Organised by the research Society for the Study of diabetes in India, West Bengal Chapter, in collaboration with the Diabetic Association of India, West Bengal, the event is billed as “the largest awareness program in the field of diabetes to be held in eastern India”.

The event will run November 13-15 at the Netaji Indoor stadium here.

Diabetologist Kalyan Pandit said, “The focus will be on detection of diabetes as early as possible and proper management for patients. to that effect there’ll be stalls providing guidance on every aspect related to it like a heart kiosk, exercise kiosk etc ” .
Services like on-site capillary glucose measurement, measuring of blood pressure and body fat percentage, estimation of heart attack and stroke risk for diabetics, ECG, eye examination to detect diabetic retinopathy will be made available at the event.