The Camp was inaugurated on 16th March in an informal function. 62 participants were registered. Morning Batch – 31 and Evening Batch – 31. Of these 62 participants, 16 were known diabetics and 42 pre-diabetics. Of these 42 pre-diabetics, 13 were at high risk and 22 at medium. A team of three doctors under the leadership of Dr.Amit Rathi worked for the success of the camp. The other team members were: 1.Dr.Pranav 2.Dr.Gayatri 3.Sri Kilesh 4.Sri Leelaram 5.Sri Rahul Singh 6.Su.Neeraja 7. Su.Kanchan – Therapists and 8. Sri Smit Rathi (Support Team).
The camp was concluded on 26th March 2014. Sri Rubi Chadda, MLA was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He praised the effort of VYASA and urged the people to continue the practices in future and make it a part of their lives.
Bhandara camp was organized by Sri Rambilasji Sarda, Maheshwari Yuva Sanghatan and Lions Club of Bhandara.
SDM Camp at Aurangabad was inaugurated on 30th March, 2014 by Dr.Archana Sarada, Diabetologist from Aurangabad. 158 persons registered for the camp. Of these 65 persons were known diabetics and 91 pre-diabetics. Of these 91 pre-diabetics, 66 were at high risk and 16 medium. The same team (Bhandara Camp) strengthened by Smt. Rupali, Therapist conducted the camp. The camp came to an end on 9th April, 2014.
Co-organizer of the Camp was Maheshwari Mahila Mandal, Aurangabad.
Some of the Comments by the Team Members gives an Idea of the Success of the Camp:
Da Qing study, one of the first ever diabetes prevention study showed that life style modifications could reduce diabetes risk by 51%, and a 43% lower risk of diabetic retinopathy at 20 year follow up (Frank BH, 2011)
Contact Details for regarding SDM Camps:
Facebook: Stop Diabetes Movement, Svyasa
For more… see latest issue of Yoga Sudha – May, 2014