Bacha Khan Medical Complex MTI-Swabi

Attached Teaching Hospital of
Gajju Khan Medical College Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Pakistan Ranks Third in Global Diabetes Incidence, Experts Says.

Swabi: Type 2 diabetes can be controlled by adopting a comprehensive approach that includes lifestyle changes, medical management, and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels, says expert Endocrinologist Dr. Arshad Hussain in a seminar held here at the GKMC Auditorium Hall.

The seminar was aimed to raise awareness among Faculty Members, Doctors, and other stakeholders about the growing prevalence of Type 2 diabetes in Pakistan and to promote a comprehensive approach for its control.

Distinguished Endocrinologist and Member of the BOG BKMC, Prof. Dr. Arshad Hussain, served as the Keynote speaker for the seminar and delivered a highly informative speech, shedding light on the various aspects of Type 2 diabetes management and guidelines.

During his address, Dr. Arshad Hussain emphasized the significance of a comprehensive approach to control Type 2 diabetes. He highlighted some important steps like “Regular Exercise, Weight Management, Regular Monitoring Blood Sugar, Stress Management, and Regular Medical Check-Ups that can contribute to effective management.

The Continuing Medical Education (CME) Seminar was skillfully moderated by Assistant Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ijaz.

Experts on the panel, including Dean/CEO Prof. Dr. Shams-Ur-Rehman GKMC/BKMC-MTI, Medical Director BKMC-MTI Prof. Dr. Shahid Nisar Khalid, and Assistant Prof. Dr. Rehmat Ali commended the efforts of the Department of Medicine for organizing such an impactful awareness seminar.

While in his speech to the participants, the Dean informed, that regular CME activities are being held at GKMC. He encouraged all medical associations and experts to actively engage in organizing such valuable activities at GKMC/BKMC-MTI and also thanked the Pakistan Endocrine Society (PES) and Prf. Dr. Arshad Hussain for regularly conducting seminars here in GKMC/BKMC-MTI.

The seminar witnessed active participation from faculty members and doctors from GKMC/BKMC.

The event successfully concluded with participants gaining valuable insights into the comprehensive management of Type 2 diabetes, and a renewed dedication to promoting healthier lifestyles and better diabetes control in the region.