Event - Walkathon 2018

Walkathon 2018

Supreme Clinic, Rotary Club Nigdi, Rotary Club Pradhikaran and Indian Medical Association Pimpri Chinchwad branch joined hands to bring awareness of Diabetes through Walkathon 2018. In this public relations project with over 1200 beneficiaries, the program started at 6:30 AM at Veer Savarkar Sadan on 18 November 2018. After registration, blood sugar tests were performed & T shirts, caps were distributed. By sending balloons in the air at 7 AM, walk of 3KM was started which was completed in 45 minutes. After serving breakfast, panel discussion by Supreme Clinic doctors, physiotherapist, dietitian,diabetes counselor followed when common questions by patients were answered in lay language. Diabetes education material was distributed. Eye test for Diabetes retinopathy & blood pressure checking was made available. Diabetes Exhibition was arranged to make people aware of total care required in diabetes.The programme concluded with blood sugar tests done post breakfast.

Event Details

  • Date: 18 November 2018
  • Where: Veer Savarkar Bhavan, Sector 25, Nigdi Pradhikaran
  • Route: 3KM walk from Veer Savarkar Bhavan and back
  • Motive: Walk to beat Diabetes

Procedure

  • 6.30am: Registration and blood sugar test
  • 7 to 8am: Walk around 3KM from Veer Savarkar Bhavan & back
  • 8am: Refreshments
  • 8.30 to 9.45am: Seminar on Diabetes Education by Dr Vinayak Harale & Supreme Clinic team
  • 10am: Blood sugar test