Chandigarh : Department of Endocrinology, PGIMER, Chandigarh is organizing Marathon/Walkathon on 18thNovember (Sunday) at Sukhna Lake. The event will start at 8.00 am from police post of Sukhna Lake and will go up to Rock Garden and will return from there and reach back to police post of Sukhna lake. This event is organised to increase awareness about diabetes among general population on the occassion of World diabetes day. All citizens are invited to participate in this event, The event will addressed by individuals suffering from Type 1 diabetes and organizing team (Dr Anil Bhansali and Dr Sanjay Bhadada). Individuals with type 1 diabetes will share their experience and organizing team provides information about how to prevent diabetes and its complications.
The event will be inaugurated by Mr Rajpal Singh (ex captain Indian hockey team) and madam Kamal Thakur Singh (ex international, badminton champion) in addition to this during this event facilities for blood glucose testing, diabetes education about diet and diabetic diet also available, event will be over by 10 am.