The best way to stop the spread of this disease is through increased awareness, which is why this year’s World Diabetes Day theme is “Make People Educated for the Future.” Another sad fact about this illness is that between 17 and 20 percent of diabetic patients pass away before turning 50 years old: Subhash Kumar, M.D.
Patna: Diabetes kills quietly. One life is taken every eight seconds. Another startling statistic is that even teenagers are falling victim to this illness today, and experts estimate that the mortality rate from it is four times higher than that from heart attacks.
“The best way to stop the spread of this disease is through increased awareness, which is why this year’s World Diabetes Day theme is “Make People Educated for the Future.” Another heartbreaking fact about this illness is that between 17 and 20 percent of diabetic patients pass away before they turn 50 “Dr. Subhash Kumar, secretary of the RSSDI’s Bihar branch, made the statement following a walkathon awareness march from Kargil Chowk to the Indian Medical Association building on Monday.
To commemorate World Diabetes Day, the Bihar State Agarwal Conference, PrabhuAahar Seva Samiti, Sugadevi Charitable Trust, and other organizations organized this march. It featured about 300 doctors from various medical facilities.
Another specialist, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, said: “There are currently 41.5 billion people suffering from this disease worldwide, off which 6.51 billion live in India. China has the highest number of diabetic patients at 10.96 crore.”
While Dr. Adnan said in his address that type 2 diabetes acts as a silent killer and causes other ailments related to the brain, eyes, kidneys, nerves, skin, and foot, Dr. Praksh revealed that type 2 diabetes was now engulfing adolescents and young people as well. This was primarily because of their improper eating habits and lifestyle.
Dr. Ajay Kumar informed the public about the signs of this condition, stating that frequent urination, skin itchiness, eye discomfort, an unusual feeling of thirst, and weight loss are signs of diabetes. At Sri Krishna Nagar Park, medical professionals informed the public of this critical health issue.
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