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Apollo Sugar organizes press meet to spread health awareness for diabetics during Ramzan

Apollo Sugar organizes press meet to spread health awareness for diabetics during Ramzan

Thursday, 25th May 2017, Hyderabad:  On the occasion of Ramzan, Apollo Sugar, chain of diabetes speciality clinics, organized a press meet to spread health and diet awareness for diabetics and pre – diabetics in the city today. The event was attended by Apollo Sugar CEO Mr. Gagan Bhalla, and Apollo Sugar’s leading Diabetologists Dr. S. G. Mozam (Tolichowki clinic), Dr. Arshad Punjani (Hyderguda clinic) and Dr. Aftab Ahmed (Secunderabad clinic).

Ramzan is the most awaited festival in the city which is eagerly awaited by not just one community but also by the food lovers from other communities. Apollo Sugar diabetologists spoke in detail about do’s and don’ts in food and lifestyle for diabetics during Ramzan. They also said, regular sugar monitoring is critical in maintaining good health during this festival. Fasting schedules, alternate food options and health management were some of the key topics that were discussed in detail at the event.

Apollo Sugar is also organizing various initiatives across all their clinics in the city to extend diabetes care to those who are fasting for next one month. On this occasion, Mr. Gagan Bhalla, CEO, Apollo Sugar said, “It is that time of the year again when Hyderabad eagerly awaits haleem and sheer khurma. With the commencement of this festival, we are providing special offers for diabetes management for one month at our Tolichowki clinic. We are also glad to share that many of our senior diabetologists are conducting talk sessions on diabetes management during Ramzan at various Mosques and Islamic centres. We have also provided the facility of free RBS (Random Blood Sugar) screenings across all mosques in the city. On behalf of Apollo Sugar, we would like to extend our greetings to everyone celebrating Ramzan.”

Apollo Sugar, the centre of excellence for diabetes and endocrine care has 54 clinics located across India and has the largest network of doctors and over 150 dieticians who have successfully catered to over 2 lakh happy and healthy customers. Apollo Sugar focuses on three pillars of holistic care that includes clinical research, technology support and lifestyle modification. The brand started off with an intention to provide the best standards of preventive care for diabetic Patients, Apollo Sugar is equipped with a highly trained, experienced and compassionate team of doctors, specialised dieticians, educators, and diabetes trained nurses.

Apollo Sugar, Apollo Hospital Group’s flagship chain of innovative single speciality clinics in collaboration with Sanofi, is committed solely to providing world class care for diabetics in India. Apollo Sugar was formally announced on September 30th 2014, by the group. It envisages to be a nationwide movement and one that brings together the government, industry, doctors and consumers in joining hands in the crusade against diabetes. Today, Apollo Sugar has brought in technological advancement by investing in the best-in-class equipment to cater to diagnosing and better managing diabetes and related complications. As an integral part of the Apollo Group that has a thirty years’ legacy of progressing healthcare in India, Apollo Sugar makes unrelenting efforts to transform lives through treatment, empowerment and Tender Loving Care, a hallmark of the Group.