The World Diabetes Day was observed by the Medical Department of South Central Railway at the Health Unit, Chilakalguda, Secunderabad.

Dr. S.D. Prasadh, Chief Medical Superintendent, Secunderabad Division, Dr. J. Swain, Chief Medical Superintendent, Hyderabad Division inaugurated the programme.

Medical tests

As a part of the World Diabetes Day, a health screening camp was conducted for the railway employees who were tested for symptoms of diabetes by performing various medical tests, including Glycoselated HB.

Newly detected cases of diabetes were counselled on the measures to control Diabetes and maintain good health, while uncontrolled diabetic patients were treated by the physicians present. A Health Education Seminar on diabetes, its incidences, complications, investigations and management was also conducted.

The programme also had a quiz session on questions relating to Diabetes, said a press release.