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Diabetes and Diabetes Services by Dr Noureen Chaudary

This video is hosted by Diabetic Institute Pakistan Video Channel. Diabetic is a chronic, progressive and fatal disease if not managed well in time. We appreciate how Dr Noureen has scientifically explained the different aspects of this disease and its management. Diabetic Institute of Pakistan works on the same lines here in Pakistan where specialized doctors and counselors work as a team towards educating the client about diabetes. One of our highlighting events in this regard is our 2 hours educational session from Monday to Saturday, 11am to 1pm where clients are educated on different aspects of diabetes according to the designed weekly schedule. Diabetes cannot be cured, don’t make yourself a fool. Ask for help and get your appointed fixed. We are just a call away. For appointments dial 092-423-111-111-347. Qualified doctors and diabetes educators are always available to provide the expert advice.

The video is about Diabetes management and the speaker is Dr Noureen Chaudhry, GP at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. The institute provides a secondary care diabetes service which covers all aspects of general and specialist diabetes care. The service aims to provide inpatient care for patients with diabetes and outpatient services for patients with type1 diabetes and complex type2 diabetes, including patients with complications and co-morbidities.

Diabetic’s Institute Pakistan (DIP), is the leading organization for Diabetes Management, Treatment, Education and Counseling in Pakistan. The Institute was found on the belief that the key to success of diabetes treatment is patient-empowerment by means of diabetes education and life style change. Diabetic’s Institute conducts seminars, awareness programs and educational sessions for patients and their families. When diabetes hits home you need to talk to somebody who is knowledgeable and empathetic. There is a 24 hours helpline to give situational solutions. If unmanaged for prolonged periods, this illness can cause secondary medical conditions. Our slogan is “Care until Cure”. It is part of a focused effort that provides comprehensive care to diabetic patients while working through concentrated research initiatives, towards the cure.

In this video Dr Noreen educates the participants about the Disease Concept. A disease which is manageable but not curable. She points toward the symptoms that are indication that he/she might have fallen prey to this disease. Later in the video Dr Noreen answers the very important question of who can become victim of this disease. Answering this she indicates the two major factors that contribute in becoming a diabetic including genes and the environment. She brings to light the fact that some of these factors are manageable but some cannot, later talking about the one those can be managed and the management techniques. Continuing talking about the management she draws attention towards the management of both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes separately. She demonstrates different type of injectables that can be used for an insulin input in the body and the type of medication that can be helpful. She shares the very important factor of follow up and its significance and how goal setting takes place during those follow up sessions.

Diabetic Institute of Pakistan (DIP) has a team of highly qualified and experienced diabetologists who are expert in their field and provide state of the art treatment for diabetes according to the international standards. We follow the guidelines provided by American Diabetes Association and International Diabetes Federation.

After consultation with the consultants, the patients are referred to diabetic educators for counseling. This is a complete program about modern and scientific information regarding diabetes. Diabetes Education is the most exciting platform where the clients are educated through multimedia presentations. We conduct one to one sessions and group sessions for patients and their families in which we discuss different topics with the patients in easy to understand way so that they become fully aware of how to manage diabetes. The topics discussed are Introduction to diabetes, diet management, exercise, Monitoring of blood sugar, medicines, Insulin, its types, Injection techniques, Stress management, Preventive care and Hypoglycemia.

Our well trained diabetes educators provide all the useful knowledge to the patient, required by him, after the consultation with the doctor. Diagnosis of diabetes is like a blow, it affects physical as well as emotional health. Negative thoughts associated with diabetes transform from denial to sorrow, anger, rebellion, grief and patient simply gives in. In such circumstances diabetes education and counseling becomes necessary to provide emotional stability to the patient. From diagnosis till optimal control, our competent counselors, very skillfully wear off all negative psychological effects and help patients to go successfully through all emotional phases of this chronic disease. They are empowered to deal with negative thoughts, tension and anxiety and are also taught to get support from the family. We believe that diabetes management is another name of life management. Daily life stress coping methods, anger management, depression counseling and productive relationship management are an integral part of our counseling services, which lead to hope and happiness.

We also offer Pharmacy Services to its valued patients. Our pharmacy works on high standards. Quality Insulin and Oral medicines are available for the patients. Number of books and audio programs on diabetes are available that help the patients to update their knowledge and managing their diabetes. Food items are also available for the outdoor patients. Sales staff is very competent and cooperative. The facility of authentic and reliable laboratory is also available to our patients in order to get their lab investigations done by trained paramedical staff as per proper medically recommended methods.

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