To create awareness about diabetes among the people.
•On the occassion of WORLD DIABETES DAY on november 24 , 2017 we the members from rotract club of kathmandu medical college conducted a walkathon in the morning from 6:30 a.m to 7:30a.m
•Walkathon was mainly done for awareness of diabetes among people, and consisted of various placards that gave genuine message of preventing diabetes and to do regular blood sugar examination and also focussed on regular exercise to prevent diabetes. Hence the motto, WALK AWAY FROM DIABETES.•After the walkathon, random blood sugar screening was performed at the premises of Kathmandu Medical College with the main ambition of generating knowledge among people on how important it is to do regular blood sugar examination and at the same time to make them realize how easy it is to do so.
•Whilst performing GRBS on people knowledge on high blood sugar, its symptoms, its preventive aspects, complications, diabetic diet and proper diet in general, controlling diabetes, and the role of exercise in controlling diabetes was explained thoroughly to the participants.
Kathmandu Medical College184 Baburam Acharya Sadak, Sinamangal, Kathmandu, Nepal.