Sanofi Diabetes Dialogues - Debunking the myths
- In the series of initiative powered by Sanofi India, this webinar presented debunks the myths that surrounds diabetes, the myths and facts and its treatment options and various such facts are discussed. Let’s start with some facts about this disease.
- Diabetes is one of the fastest growing, global health emergencies of the 21st century. Most of us know it as the condition where the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or where the body is unable to use the insulin effectively. Insulin is the hormone that regulates our blood sugar levels and high level of insulin starts to silently cause to damage to the body. Those living with diabetes have 2-to-3-fold increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases, such as coronary artery disease, stroke and heart failure. In fact in the long run, if not treated, it can even damage the kidneys, nerves and other vital organs.
- In this discussion hosted by Anisha Nayar Dhawan joined by two renowned experts, Dr. Dheeraj Kapoor (DM, Endocrinology) and Dr. Jasjeeth Singh Wasir (MD, Internal Medicine) share some facts about disease and debunk myths surrounding it.