DIABETES AWARENESS
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Community Diabetes Awareness

DMI Centre conducts diabetes awareness campaigns through:

 Religious organizations and gatherings
 Educational institutions 
 Corporate organizations
 Other public and community forums

Awareness campaigns - have resulted in increased awareness of diabetes in the community. Screening for diabetes, often included in community awareness campaigns, has enabled early diagnosis of diabetes in individuals. Healthcare workers and lay diabetes educators trained by DMI Centre have also contributed to creating awareness in their communities.

Support groups for people living with diabetes. DMI regularly participates in education forums for these groups. Support groups play an important role in equipping and motivating people with diabetes live quality lives.

Diabetes counselling: DMI offers diabetes counselling to people living with diabetes and their families either at the Centre or during home visits. Nutritional counselling has made a significant impact in management of children with type 1 diabetes.
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