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Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre, Pimpri

World Diabetes Day

Thursday, November 14, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre Pimpri, Pune |Events

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on a theme related to Diabetes Mellitus and is held on 14th November 2019 each year since 1991. Type -2Diabetes is a lifestyle disorder, largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease which is rapidly increasing in numbers worldwide. Type-1 Diabetes is not preventable but can be managed with insulin injections. According to Ayurveda, Diabetes can be correlated with Madhumeha which is one amongst 20 types of Prameha. The Ayurvedic management of Prameha emphasizes on dietary and lifestyle recommendations and Ayurvedic medicines along with Panchakarma therapy, in accordance with the Psycho-physiological constitution of the patient. On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Diabetes Awareness programme conducted by the Department of Kayachikitsa on 14 /11/2019 at 11:30 am. On this occasion, various students & faculties guided about Diabetes and Prevention of Diabetes Dr. Vaibhav Salunkhe(PG Scholar), delivered lecture on modern etiological factors, signs and symptoms, regular checkups, prevention and management of Diabetes. Dr. Rachita Janerao (PG Scholar), delivered lecture on Ayurvedic etiological factors, signs and symptoms, Pathya Apathya and Ayurvedic management of Madhumeha. Prof. Dr. Digambar Dipankar, delivered lecture on Ayurvedic management of Madhumeha. Dr. Prashant Khade, Vice Principal, delivered lecture on Hetu, Purvaroopa, Roopa, Pathya, Apathya and Chikitsa of Madhumeha. Dr Gunvant Yeola, Principal & HOD (Kayachikitsa), delivered lecture on dietary and lifestyle recommendations, Ayurvedic medicines, regular Panchakarma therapy along with modern medicines which will help to reduce dose of medicines accordingly. This Diabetes Awareness Programme has been attended by 83 persons including 21 Teaching staff, 33 PG Scholars, 29 Non Teaching staff and patients.