The Railway Hospital at Golden Rock here conducted a comprehensive master health screening programme for railway officers of Tiruchi division and their families here recently on the occasion of World Diabetes Day.

The Divisional Railway Manager, Tiruchi P.V. Vaidialingam inaugurated the programme in the presence of Dr. P. Velusamy, Chief Medical Superintendent, Railway Hospital, Golden Rock and other officers of the Division.

The officers and their families underwent general medical examination and were subjected to various investigations such as fasting and postprandial blood sugar, lipidprofile, renal function test, thyroid function test and blood counts. Special diabetes test and bone marrowdensitometry test was done to identify osteoporosis, a Southern Railway release here said.