Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Over time, having too much glucose in your blood can cause health problems, such as heart disease, nerve damage, eye problems, and kidney disease. You can take steps to prevent diabetes or manage it.
There are 425 million people with diabetes in the World. There will be 629 million people with diabetes in the World in 2045. The number of people with diabetes is estimated by taking the IDF diabetes Atlas prevalence estimate and applying it to the number of people aged 20-79 estimated by the United Nations Population Division. The estimate includes both diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes.
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Our aim is to reduce morbidity and mortality related to Non-communicable diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, Obesity, Cancer and lifestyle diseases among those least able to withstand the burden of the disease. Since 2007 we have worked in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and NCR Delhi in the area of non-communicable diseases prevention and control, training of healthcare professionals in Government and private sector- trained more than 6000 doctors and nurses till now.
from 2018, we are planning to work in area of type 1 diabetes and from age 5 years to 17 years for screening control and management of this disease targeting 100 patient in a year.
Last year We organized largest Global Diabetes Walk on 14 november, 2016 participating 75 thousand participants in 75 districts of Uttar Pradesh, this year we are targetting 4 lakhs participants in 75 districts and 822 blocks of Uttar Pradesh with our media partner Amanr Ujala & NHM with support of World Diabetes Foundation, Denmark
In India, 61.3 million people live with diabetes, and 50 million more are at risk (IDF, 2011). Recent data indicates that between 9 to 17 % pregnant Indian women have gestational diabetes (Seshiah V et al 2009)... Read More...
Through the second phase of WDF support to Uttar Pradesh state NCD response the structures established during phase 1 shall be further refined and expanded in order to become a statewide model... Read More...