THE DIABETES CENTRE AN INTRODUCTION. Diabetes mellitus , metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced. Types of D iabetes:
Diabetes mellitus, metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.
Types of Diabetes:
Type 2:insulin resistance, may not require insulin and always respond to life style change and oral medications.
Exact causes are still unknown however the common contributors include:
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Glucose metabolism involves the small intestine, pancreas, liver and muscle cells. If there are any problem with any of these organs it can lead to a defect in glucose metabolism and ultimately to DIABETES.
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No dedicated treatment facility.
Need 1500 clinic for the entire population
India and Bangladesh have multiple center
Other (Institutes, Associations etc.)
Imperial College of London Diabetes Center, UAE
Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
Based on a study conducted by Group of Doctors at Agha Khan University Karachi Pakistan in 2006
The annual mean direct cost for each person with diabetes was estimated to be Pakistani rupees 11,580 (US$ 197). Medicines accounted for the largest share of direct cost (46%), followed by laboratory investigations (32%).
This study concluded that substantial expenditure is incurred by people with diabetes; with the implication that resources could be saved by prevention, earlier detection and a reduction in diabetes morbidities and complications through improved diabetes care. Large scale and cost-effective prevention programs need to be initiated to maximise health gains and to reverse the advance of this epidemic.
Inspiration contributors include:
Strong belief that Diabetes is PREVENTABLE/TREATABLE ;
State of the art treatment facilities across the world;
Lack of awareness about Diabetes & its management is Pakistan;
Highly expansive treatment
Lack of latest / modern diabetes treatment practices & facilities in Pakistan;
Noble / Humanitarian Cause;Diabetes Foundation in Pakistan
Center Specific Team: contributors include: Full Time Dedicated Team comprising of
Endocrinologists, Nephrologists, Cardiologists
Clericalthe diabetes centre
About Dr. contributors include:Asjad & Friends
One contributors include:Stop Shop Concept – Information, Advice & Treatment All Under One Roof
A Multistory Building comprising of:
All services related to Diastase complication under single roof
Endocrine and Hormonal Disorders
OPD for Diabetes
Day ward for diabetes patients
Lecture Hall, Seminar room etc
Private consultation wing for Specialists
Restaurant with healthy food/ Dietary servicesDiabetes Center – Key Features
Other Facilities: contributors include:
At Head Office Only:
Status so far: contributors include:
Site Location: contributors include:Murree Express Road IslamabadTHE Diabetes CENTRE
Future Requirements: contributors include:
Requires a Group of Dedicated Volunteers; contributors include:
Let us Change Dream to Reality ! contributors include:
Join Hands with Dr. Asjad & Friends to be the Part of Noble Cause;
Nominate Yourself for Team / Working Group: contributors include:
Join us by e-mailing: contributors include:
Brief us about yourself & Your Services for the Foundation
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