The Health and Education Wing, Social Welfare Society, Khyber Medical College celebrated "The Type Two Diabetes Alert Day" on 27th March, 2018.The main objective was to raise awareness on Type Two Diabetes Mellitus amongst the students, teachers and particularly the lower staff of Khyber Medical College. It was assured that they are well acquainted with the knowledge regarding this metabolic disorder, highlighting its risk factors, how one can impede its onset and how one can maintain good health, if diagnosed with Type Two Diabetes Mellitus.
It was divided into two phases:
Phase 1: The awareness campaign
It consisted of Measuring the Body Mass Index (BMI), The Random Blood Sugar Test, Recording the Blood Pressure, Demographics, Counseling and finally Distribution of medicines.
Phase 2: Presentation competition
A presentation competition on Type Two Diabetes Mellitus, was held in which students highlighted the causes, pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnosis and treatment while the audience benefitted from their knowledge. The event came to an end with the prize distribution ceremony of the presentation competition and certificates were awarded to our volunteers for their altruistic efforts.
The Health and Education Wing, Social Welfare Society, Khyber Medical College wishes to extend this awareness campaign on Type Two Diabetes Mellitus, to different areas of Peshawar so that we are able to benefit the society, as a whole.