Taking the fight against Type 1 Diabetes to the next level, Coimbatore-based AGs Healthcare, headed by Dr Adityan Guhan has launched a week-long free Type 1 Diabetes Screening Program for all walk-in patients with symptoms of diabetes, providing free glucometer and 25 strips to patients confirmed with Type 1 diabetes.
The first-of-its-kind initiative in Tamil Nadu for the first time, according to the centre. Dr Adityan Guhan handed over the free glucometer to a young diabetic patient in the presence of Dr Janani Adityan, Director, The Thol – integrated dermatology and aesthetic centre.
Addressing the press and media on World Diabetes Day, Dr Adityan said that 4 out of 5 parents have trouble spotting the warning signs of diabetes. The theme of this year’s World Diabetes Day observance is ‘Education to Protect Tomorrow’, going ahead with that as a motto, AGs Health Care will be guiding parents with sick kids about the possible symptoms of diabetes and what kind of diet they have to take, what else can they do to help their child live strong enough to fight this diseases.
It must be mentioned that this event by AGs Healthcare has been verified and published in ‘World Diabetes Day Organisation’ and ‘International Diabetes Foundation – Global Map of Impact 2022’ for the second time in a row.