On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, New Delhi conducted a walkathon to present a united stand against diabetes inside the hospital premises on November 14, 2015. The walk was followed by a complimentary diabetes screening test. Special Sugar screening offers were provided to individuals along with consultation services at low costs where people got their blood sugars tested. A team of doctors also provided information on how to spot early signs of diabetes. Sharing his experience, Vivek Malhotra, a participant said, "Being a diabetes patient, I realize the importance of early detection and management. Regular exercise keeps me going and my diabetes under control. This walk was a great event to raise awareness about diabetes." The walkathon was a huge success as many patients and families participated. The participants praised the initiative as it was extremely informative.
Date: 2nd - 5th February 2017
Venue: HICC (Hyderabad International Convention Centre), Hyderabad