Diabetes in Children may spring surprise to many, but it is becoming a reality & too common phenomenon. The Diabetes in children is more popularly known as Type1 Diabetes is becoming more & more widespread. The matter of great concern is, these children are insulin dependent (at least twice the child need insulin injection supplement every day). Over 184 Juvenile Diabetics are registered with Diabetes Centre of the KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital.
Free Summer Diabetes Camp was organized at KLES Dr. Prabhakar Kore Hospital on 16th May & the Chief Guest of the function, Dr.(Mrs) Sudha Reddy, Principal, KLES Nursing College inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp. She called on children to say no to junk foods & colas. She reiterated parents must put the children on exercise regime & said yoga, meditations will keep both parents & children healthy.
Dr. M V Jali, Chief Diabetologist & Medical Director of the Hospital delivering keynote address asked the policy makers in Government to seriously look in to the increasing menace of juvenile Diabetes. Early interventions, research and counseling to children and parents is need of the hour opined Dr. Jali. He also informed KLES Hospital under the guidance of Dr. Prabhakar Kore is offering free insulin & treatment to 85 children with Diabetes. He called on the beneficiaries to make use of free medical services provided by Hospital. Managing Diabetes in children is a challenge and requires multiple skills. He expressed his thanks to parents and children for managing Diabetes to the satisfactory levels. Later in the day he examined all the children. Free Blood sugar check-up, diet counseling, yoga therapy were organized.