Lahore (Nadeem Chaudhary) Medical experts have said that the disease of diabetes is increasing very fast in Pakistan and at present the number of diabetes patients in the country has increased to more than 33 million. There are many misconceptions and superstitions about diabetes, Gulshad Hassan, which is considered a silent killer. Diabetes is the main cause of blindness, stroke, kidney failure and heart attack.
Endocrinologist Professor Gulshad Hassan said complications of diabetes can be controlled by reducing blood pressure, smoking and cholesterol.
Controlling weight and waistline, eating in moderation and taking daily exercise and walking can prevent the complications of this disease. If someone develops diabetes despite efforts, he should be taken care of like a life partner.Do not ignore the patient’s doctor’s instructions and do not try to self-treat at home. Government level as well as private level regarding this disease There is also a need to create a network by creating a volunteer force.
These views were expressed by health experts under the management of Prof. Dr. M. Zaman Sheikh, organized by Sir Syed College of Medical Sciences Karachi and Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine, with the support of Express Media Group, Gulshad Hassan, at a local hotel in Lahore regarding World Diabetes Day. From the awareness seminar held in Pharmaceutical companies AGP, Sanofi, High-Q for seminars
PharmaHilton HodgsonBarret, Macter, Servier, PharmaGetz, Pharma And Highnoon contributed. Express Forum Editor Ajmal Sattar Malik welcomed the distinguished guests and attendees to the seminar It is a very dangerous disease, which has affected more than 33 million patients in our country, so there is a need to take measures on an emergency basis to control this disease. He thanked the attendees for coming. Dr. Wafa Qaiser, Acting Professor of Medicine, Rashid Latif Medical College and Joint Secretary, Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine, organized the seminar.
Professor Dr. Zaman Sheikh, Head of Department of Medicine, Sir Syed Medical College, Karachi, Chairman of Pakistan Society of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Control Program, organized this seminar with Express Media Group. Thanking the pharmaceutical companies for their cooperation, Dr. Zaman Shaikh said there are eight groups of diabetic patients. If one group of patients is given a pill, it is beneficial and if the same pill is given to another group of patients, it may cause harm, so do not ignore the doctor’s instructions.
The special guest former vice chancellor University of Health Sciences Professor Dr. Javed Akram said that 40 percent of the patients are not aware that they are suffering from diabetes. Not until their kidneys fail or they get paralyzed. Diabetes is the main cause of blindness, stroke, heart attack. Everyone should not let himself become a victim of diabetes and if he gets diabetes, take care of him like a life partner so that he can see the colors of life.
Professor Dr. Soumia Iqtar, head of the Department of Medicine of King Edward Medical University, said that this disease is called Umm al-Mariz, women complain of fatigue, fatigue, etc. Not taken. If you are losing weight and feeling tired, you should get a diabetes test.
Professor Dr. Tariq Wasim, head of the department of medicine at Akhtar Saeed Medical College, said that the first step to control this disease is to prevent the disease from occurring and if it occurs, then as the second step, to prevent its complications. should be given so that its losses can be minimized. Medical Director Diabetes Institute of Pakistan Dr. Muhammad Imtiaz Hasan said that insulin is the last treatment for diabetes which is completely wrong when the truth is that insulin is the best treatment.
If the doctor tells you to inject insulin, accept it so that you can take it later Complexity can be avoided. Chief Executive Officer and Consultant Nutritionist Akram Medical Complex Dr Shehla Akram said people avoid going to a nutritionist and talk about giving up bread and rice and starting olive oil but every food contains sugar. We have to see which foods are quick sugars and which are slow sugars.
We should adopt the habit of eating something 5 times instead of 3, but we should eat less. In addition to breakfast, lunch and dinner, one must eat something at 11 am and 5 pm. Formerly Professor of King Edward Medical University Medicine Dr. Sajid Obaidullah said fatty liver is not being taken seriously. If a diabetic patient has fatty liver, it needs to be taken seriously by contacting a physician.