Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences

Shalamar Diabetes Day at LUMS

Sakina Begum Institute of Diabetes and Endocrine Research (SiDER)of Shalamar Hospital in collaboration with LUMS Department of Biology arranged free Diabetes screening tests on 26th April 2018 for the students and staff of LUMS. The event commenced with seminar on Diabetes presented by Director of SiDER, Prof. Bilal bin Younis, followed by free medical consultations from Consultant Diabetologist Dr. Rozina Arshad, Diabetologist Dr. Saira Youaf and Nutritionist Ms. Faiza Kamal. The attended were also offered free blood sugar tests, blood pressure tests and BMI tests inside the Changing Diabetes ® mobile health unit. The endeavor earned an enthusiastic response as 135 members of the LUM community including students, support staff and faculty members made their way to the unit to receive free consultation.
The unconditional support of Novo Nordisk proved indispensable in making this trial a success.