Navigation Links
Rural India To Benefit From New Diabetes Project

A recent study conducted by the World Health Organization in India has revealed that the number of diabetics living in the rural areas (approximately 21.6) outnumber those living in the urban areas//(16. 8 million).

The prevalence of diabetes in rural India has increased by a margin of 400% over the past 30 years. In an attempt to change this situation, the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) has launched a 2.2 crore 'Rural Diabetes Project'. The provision of modernized and affordable diabetic care to people in rural areas would form the main focus of the project that would be supported by the World Diabetes Foundation (WDF).

Training of volunteers regarding several aspects related to diabetes and its complications would be undertaken. In addition, interactive teaching programs through use of telemedicine facility would also be targeted at. This is believed to improve compliance of rural people who have limited access to health care facilities, according to Dr. V. Mohan, President of MDRF and one of the main investigators involved in the project.

To begin with, the project would be implemented in a few villages at Chunampet in Kancheepuram District, Tamil Nadu. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), National Agro Foundation (NAF) and C. Ramakrishna, a noted philanthropist and an eminent lawyer have agreed to extend their co-operation for the project.

The first phase of the 4-phased project would be directed at establishment of a diabetic centre to monitor and treat diabetes, at Chunampet. Training and education of local heath workers and other village women regarding diabetes and formation of self help groups for spreading knowledge about diabetes would be the target of the second phase.

Establishment of screening camps for the early identification of eye and foot related diabetic complications, establishment of ambulatory diabetes care units with telemedicine facility and primary prevention of d
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Treating Stroke Patients in Rural Areas
2. Rural India shows apathy towards dental problems: Survey
3. Northeast To Get Mega Rural Health Mission
4. The Alarming Rates Of HIV Incidence In The Rural Districts Of Orissa
5. Rural Health Mission Appointments To Be Cancelled
6. Rural Population Enjoys Better Mental Health
7. Rural Canadians travel far for specialists: study
8. Rural Doctors In UP Annoyed Over Attendance Issue
9. Hush…..A Deadly Killer on the Prowl in Rural Andhra Pradesh
10. Madhya Pradesh To Concentrate On Better Rural Hygiene
11. Mortality Rates Due To Heart Diseases Is High In Rural Areas Too
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Rural India Benefit From New Diabetes Project

(Date:9/30/2014)... unusual character from a "Seinfeld" episode or a John ... called SCID, short for severe combined immunodeficiency, forces patients ... their bodies, natural defenses are too weak to fight ... new births each year worldwide, SCID is a cousin ... immunodeficiency virus HIV/AIDS. , Now, using a mouse ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Researchers report that some stickleback fish fathers can have ... most attentive fish dads cause their offspring to behave ... predators. These behavioral changes are accompanied by changes in ... appear in the Proceedings of the Royal ... of evidence that moms are very important for their ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... a very valuable procedure by which to screen ... seems that healthy Americans who do undergo this ... before they actually should. Gina Kruse of ... advise that endoscopists stick to the national guidelines ... Journal of General Internal Medicine , published by ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Carolina (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ... and IT Infrastructure analytics across data center, cloud ... has achieved an important milestone of helping more ... plan for important projects such as IT infrastructure ... , The strong customer engagement rates and ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... September 30, 2014 A market research ... intelligence agency states that the global medical imaging reagents ... 18.5 billion by the end of 2019. The worldwide ... 10.3 billion in 2012, will report a compounded annual ... 18.5 billion worth market by 2019. , Browse the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Virginia Tech researchers discover potential biomarker to detect 'bubble boy' disorder 2Health News:Virginia Tech researchers discover potential biomarker to detect 'bubble boy' disorder 3Health News:In stickleback fish, dads influence offspring behavior and gene expression 2Health News:In stickleback fish, dads influence offspring behavior and gene expression 3Health News:Americans undergo colonoscopies too often, study finds 2Health News:RISC Networks Becomes First SaaS Cloud Readiness and IT Infrastructure Analytics Vendor to Surpass Milestone of 5,000 Engagements 2Health News:RISC Networks Becomes First SaaS Cloud Readiness and IT Infrastructure Analytics Vendor to Surpass Milestone of 5,000 Engagements 3Health News:Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Segment up to 2019: Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Global Medical Imaging Reagents Market Segment up to 2019: Transparency Market Research 3
... ... provide alternative natural relief prior to considering drugs. , ... St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- ... and flaking associated with severe skin conditions . Developed by Astrel Genome ...
... ... measures and outcomes reporting to monitor the impact of expected health improvements as it ... the contract. , ... Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) December 17, 2009 -- HealthScreen Disease Management, an independent ...
... ... tub company helps raise money for kids battling severe illness and acute injury ... Salt Lake City, ... donation of a Bullfrog Spa to aid in fund raising efforts for Primary Children’s ...
... AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 16 Austin,s Custom Tops , a ... Gray and Hill Country Home Health, a slider-eating throwdown at the ... up to cheer on the two brave contestants who ate their ... The Austin Children,s Shelter. , What started as a casual ...
... , CHEVY CHASE, Md., Dec. 16 ... capital firm, today announced that one of its portfolio ... to be acquired by Ethicon, Inc., a Johnson & ... million (net of estimated cash on hand at time ...
... Immucor, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUD ), a global leader ... today announced that Paul D. Mintz, M.D. has been appointed ... 1, 2010. , Dr. Mintz has been involved in ... He is a tenured Professor of Pathology and Medicine at ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Introducing D-Psoria, the First Cosmeceutical Products for the Relief of the Redness, Scaling, and Flaking of Severely Damaged Skin 2Health News:Introducing D-Psoria, the First Cosmeceutical Products for the Relief of the Redness, Scaling, and Flaking of Severely Damaged Skin 3Health News:Introducing D-Psoria, the First Cosmeceutical Products for the Relief of the Redness, Scaling, and Flaking of Severely Damaged Skin 4Health News:Baptist Health System Selects HealthScreen Disease Management for Employee Health Management Services 2Health News:Bullfrog Spas Helps Critically Ill Children 2Health News:Bullfrog Spas Helps Critically Ill Children 3Health News:Bullfrog Spas Helps Critically Ill Children 4Health News:Austin-Based Business Co-Sponsors Gastric Feat for Charity 2Health News:NEA-Incubated Acclarent Acquired by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon 2Health News:NEA-Incubated Acclarent Acquired by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon 3Health News:Immucor Appoints New Board Director 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. , Sept. 30, 2014 ... prestigious accreditation of the American Association of Tissue ... Russell Cook , Chief Executive Officer. ... on-site inspection by a specially trained AATB inspector.  ... and administrative performance within the facility meets or ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... -- Georgia-Pacific Professional is a leading provider of hygienic ... range of away from home applications. Building on ... including hospitals, long-term care facilities, surgical centers and ... products and solutions to the dental community. ... control in the dental office," said Sean ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 Passport Health, ... America , has launched FluFree.com, a website designed ... vaccinations. For 20 years, Passport Health has ... the flu. The launch of FluFree.com is designed to ... and the number of people who actually chose to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Biostructures, LLC Earns AATB Accreditation 2Georgia-Pacific Professional Brings Its Success in Medical Solutions to the Dental Community 2Georgia-Pacific Professional Brings Its Success in Medical Solutions to the Dental Community 3Passport Health Launches FluFree.com - Aims To Improve Flu Vaccination Rates and Fulfill Growing Public Health Priority 2Passport Health Launches FluFree.com - Aims To Improve Flu Vaccination Rates and Fulfill Growing Public Health Priority 3
... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Dec. 10 The US Army, through the ... Technologies a contract to develop a robotic approach to airway ... clearing a patient,s airway and inserting a tube to maintain ... intubation, is critical as the loss of proper air circulation ...
... , TITUSVILLE, N.J., Dec. 10 Treatment with once-monthly ... CONSTA®, according to new data from a comparative study of ... clinical trial were released this week. , An estimated one ... brain disorder that impairs a person,s ability to think clearly, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:The Army Awards Follow-On Contract for Autonomous Airway Management to Energid Technologies 2Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 2Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 3Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 4Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 5Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 6Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 7Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 8Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 9Phase III Study Demonstrates INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) (paliperidone palmitate) Statistically Similar to RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting Injection 10
Cannulated Interference Screws...
... Endoscopy Components, LLC offers ... Equipment "Made in Germany". ... manufactured according to ISO ... most excellent design elements ...
... moisturizing mist for the eyes developed with ... from Oregon Health Sciences University's Casey Eye ... (2000) and dry eye patients showed, on ... volume of the eyes' tear film without ...
... array with 275 channels gives ... just 2.2 cm. This ... when using advanced analysis techniques, ... (SAM) or minimum norm methods. ...
Medicine Products: