TEAM OCHRI conducts Free Diabetes Camp in Ballarpur

TEAM OCHRI conducts Free Diabetes Camp in Ballarpur

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease which can affect almost every organ system in the body, including brain, heart, kidneys, eyes, nervous system, skin and soft tissues. If uncontrolled, diabetes can lead to stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, blindness, chronic pain and amputations. -This was message given by Dr. Vina Bang to all citizens who came to attend the Diabetes Camp recently organised by Orange City Hospital & Research Institute at Ballarpur under aegis of Shivani Mahila Mandal, Ballarpur Area Welfare committee & Ballarpur Area Hospital- Western Coalfields Limited.

OCHRI which has the distinction of being ranked 1st best hospital in Nagpur City as per The Week-Nielsen National survey 2017 and ranked 1st in NMC Zonal hygiene survey 2018 pursues its social objectives with a missionary zeal.


Recently a public awareness lecture and free camp was organised in Ballarpur wherein all patients were examined and their blood sugar and HB1Ac were checked. Dr. Vina Bang, Physician, Diabetologist & Geriatric Medicine Specialist, Shri.Rajan Thakur, Sr. Asmita and Shri.Ramakrisha from OCHRI contributed their services for this camp.


Dr. Pramod Meshram, Chief of Medical services and AMO Incharge, Dr. Lata Meshram, Deputy MS, Dr. Rawale Reddy, Dr. Kishore, Dr. Pawan Kumar, Dr. Mrs.Rajitha and Sr. Ancy from Ballarpur WCL Area Hospital along with all members of Shivani Mahila Mandal led by Smt.Singh and Smt.Reddy worked hard for success of this camp.


Highlighting the need to sensitize public about the ramifications of Diabetes; Dr. Anup Marar- OCHRI Director quotes David Suzuki who had stated that “The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work. “He added that worldwide the incidence of diabetes has increased proportionately with the per capita consumption of sugar.