A celebration of World Diabetes Day is held at Shifa International Hospital

Shifa International Hospital celebrates World Diabetes Day by arranging an awareness seminar where many diabetic patients were offered free sugar tests.

Expert endocrinologists from endocrinology department of Shifa international Hospital delivered lectures on management and prevention of diabetes.

Dr. Matti Ullah Khan, Consultant Endocrinologist, on the occasion said that more people are required to be educated who are at high-risk of having diabetes due to unhealthy lifestyle, lack of exercise and take high-consumption of sugary items.

Meanwhile, Associate Consultant Dr. Saba Hafeez said that diabetes is a disease that occurs when the blood glucose is too high. 90% of the people have Type 2 diabetes, saying that people should consume healthy diet, do regular exercises and walk for at least 30 min to stay healthy.

It must be noted that as many as 30 patients were offered with free sugar tests on the occasion of World Diabetes Day.

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