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20 students identified as pre-diabetics and 8 diagnosed with diabetes in DHF’s mini-hospital

LAHORE, AUGUST 2019: Dilawar Hussain Foundation recently joined hands with the Superior Care Society of the Superior University, Lahore to organize a daylong mini-hospital on the latter’s premises. The mini-hospital offered diabetes screening, advice on nutrition and psychological issues, TB and thalassemia screening, blood bank and dementia counseling to over 500 students. Other partners in the activity included Sehatmand Zindagi, Tranquil Life, Punjab Thalaseamia Prevention Program, Alzheimer’s Pakistan, Birth Defects Foundation, Novo Nordisk, ACCU-CHEK® and Sundas Foundation.

Almost 200 students were screened for diabetes out of which 20 were found pre-diabetic and 8 were diagnosed with diabetes, who were provided with necessary information regarding diabetes and its care. Meanwhile, a diabetes awareness walk was organized at the campus in which Hassan Sheikh, Chairperson Dilawar Hussain Foundation and the chief guest of the event, Khawaja Hisham-ul-Hasan, Registrar, The Superior Group, Mahek Jamal Zaidi, Deputy Director Engagement & Internationalization, Mohammad Jafri, Director Program, Dilawar Hussain Foundation and students from different departments participated. At the end certificates were distributed among the partner organizations of mini hospital.