The number of patients suffering heart stroke and diabetes is increasing in Manipur at an alarming rate. In view of the growing incidence of the illness, regular health check-ups for early diagnosis and timely treatment of any sickness is important.
The concern was highlighted by doctors in Tamenglong district hospital on the World Stroke Day on Saturday with the theme – Do not be the one, and World Diabetes Day on Monday with the theme – Family and Diabetes-Diabetes: Protect Your Family – at the CMO office complex, Tamenglong.
The importance of good physical activities and healthy diet, and importance of regular health check-ups for early diagnosis and timely treatment were emphasized upon by Tamenglong CMO Dr Chambo Gonmei in his speech at the World Diabetes Day function held in Tamenglong.
At the function, free screening services for Lipid profile test, RBS, ECG, free medicines, free eye test and free treatments were provided for the public, Dr G Majachunglu said.