Dr Zargar delivers lecture at IUST

He highlighted the causes and effects and control measures of these non-communicable diseases with special reference to women.

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Srinagar, Publish Date: Nov 15 2017 1:05AM | Updated Date: Nov 15 2017 1:05AM
Dr Zargar delivers lecture at IUSTGK Photo

World Diabetes Day was observed at Islamic University  of Science and Technology at Awantipora on Tuesday, a spokesman of the IUST said.

He said  Prof Abdul Hamid Zargar, distinguished diabetologist and former Director, SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, delivered talk on “Emerging Trends in Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus - Its impact on Women's” during the event Prof. Zargar gave an overview about the obesity and diabetes with respect to changing lifestyle.

He highlighted the causes and effects and control measures of these non-communicable diseases with special reference to women.

Over the years, many diseases including diabetes and heart diseases have increased in India. He stressed that there is need to change our lifestyle habits including diet, and aware the people to counter the effects of these diseases.     

Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Siddiqi, Vice Chancellor, IUST said human health is challenge at global level and developing countries/areas suffer more when tackling health related issues. He said that role of clinical laboratories in performing various tests for diagnosing of various ailments is very essential and important. Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Qureshi, Dean Academic Affairs, earlier welcomed the guest and thanked him for sparing his valuable time for the talk.