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World Health day celebration by Berhampur District Police




Berhampur,8th April 2018:To mark world health day celebrated internationally on 7th April, Berhampur district police in association with Diabetes & Endocare Clinic has organized a workshop on Diabetes, Thyroid, Obesity, Hypertension and other endocrine disorders at DIG office premises. DIG southern range Sri Ashish K Singh was the chief guest for the event. Supdt of Police sri Pinak Mishra presided over the meet, where Dr Sunil Kumar Kota, Endocrinologist and Diabetes Superspecialist from Diabetes and Endocare Clinic, participated as the chief resource person. DIG Sri Ashish K Singh called upon the police personnel to lay emphasis upon physical and mental fitness in order to address the growing challenges and demands from society. Dr Sunil Kumar Kota explained to the staffs of DIG office, SP office and IICs (Inspector In Charges), SIs (Sub Inspectors) of various police stations of Berhampur district police about causes, prevention and treatment of various endocrine disorders.


Now 70 milion Indian people are suffering from Diabetes. Physical cum mental stress associated with the police service, puts these personnel at more risk of developing lifestyle related disorders. Therefore Dr Sunil called upon the police personnel to undergo annual testing for blood sugars, cholesterol and blood pressure starting from 40 years of age.  Apart from proper diet control, regular exercise and lifestyle changes, diabetic patients should take medicines regularly and do periodic testing as per the doctor’s advice. Dr Sunil emphasized upon the prevalence, symptoms of Hypertension, Obesity, Thyroid disorders in India. Timely treatment and periodic follow up with doctor prevents the complications. Later on the police personnel engaged Dr Sunil in an interactive question and answer session on various health related queries. Additionally blood sugar and blood pressure testing was done for them. An educational material on Diabetes and Thyroid disorders was later on provided to each of the 150 odd participants.


Among others Addl SP Sri Trinath Patel, Addl SP Sri Santanu Dash, SDPO Sri Ashok Mohanty, DSP Sri Santanu Padhy, Sri Ajay Mishra, RI Sri Madhusudan Mahapatra were present. Praising his efforts for creating awareness of Endocrine disorders among people from various sections of the society, Sri Pinak Mishra requested him to continue these efforts for others as well. DIG Sri Ashish K Singh urged Dr Kota to carry on such activities for Berhampur district police and neaby other district polices as well on a regular basis. SP Sri Pinak Mishra concluded the session by extending vote of thanks to Dr Sunil Kota for taking his valuable time out to create awareness among the police personnel.

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