LUMS/Shalamar Hold Diabetes day

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Venue 9-B2 SSE Basement

LUMS Department of Biology in collaboration with Sakina Institute of Diabetes and Endocrinology Research (SiDER)-Shalamar Hospital Lahore have organised a Diabetes day at LUMS on Thursday, April 26, 2018.  The purpose of the activity is to develop awareness regarding diabetes which affects approximately 7 million Pakistanis (Every fourth Pakistani has diabetes).  The activities are facilitated by SiDER Diabetes Mobile, which will come to LUMS accompanied by a Diabetologist, an endocrinologist and a general medicine physician who will perform glucose testing and will be available for answering questions. To spread awareness on the topic an opening lecture by Dr Bilal Bin Yunus, the chief diabetologist and director SiDER, will help highlight a few facts regarding morbidity and mortality associated with diabetes.