A state level conference jointly organised by Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) and Nashik Physicians Association was held in Nashik. The chief guest of the event was opined veteran Bollywood actor and director Satish Kaushik. He spoke on the subject ‘while living with diabetes’. The main motive of the conference was to provide guidance about Diabetes.Diabetes spans a lifetime. Depending on who you are, how old you are or even where you are, diabetes will mean something personal to you. This study of Diabetes was about diabetes fitting into your life, not your life fitting diabetes. The conference witnessed endocrinologist Padma Shri Dr. Shashank Joshi and many others discussing on critical topics and challenges of the disease and Mr. Kaushik rubbed shoulders with them. Workshops were held for the usage of Insulin Pumps & CGMS and also on using smart phone apps. The conference aimed at touching basis on varied questions and advancement of the disease.
Kaushik said that while picturising a movie in South Africa, he got aware that he was suffering from diabetes. He was very frightened then. Following the treatment he was deep in thought for some days. But after the advise by doctor, he changed his lifestyle and control the diabetes. Work pressure does not affect it. He do not neglect drugs and exercise. One should not make the mistake to hide it and take medicines regularly. New and effective medicines are being available today and so it is easy to fight it. It is important to understand that with doctor’s advise and self-belief one can win the battle against the disease he added.
It is wrong to hide that one is suffering from diabetes and neglect it. It can be cured completely with current state-of-the-art medical treatment, proper diet and exercise. It is essential to make some changes in lifestyle. If one gets educated about it, then it is easily possible to control it. Battling diabetes for 5-6 years now, Veteran Actor-director, Satish Kaushik has been displaying amazing amount of energy and is a confirmed workaholic despite his medical condition. Satish Kaushik stands as an example to many people who have been fighting this disease . In a three day long event in Nashik, Mr. Kaushik spoke on how he has been living with the ailment for a few years now. The organizers believe that Satish Kaushik, is a front runner in the Indian film Industry and his speech will motivate a lot of people who have been diagnosed with satish diabetes which also at times makes people prone to depression. As per Rssdi.in 6 out of 10 Indians suffer from diabetes.
Earlier, Padmashri Dr. Alka Deshpande, Dr. Shahela Shaikh, Dr. Sanjay Sirdeshpande, Dr. Deepak Jumanis, Dr. Santosh Malpani, Dr. Anil Bhoraskar and Dr. Sanjeev Shah had provided their guidance on various subjects. The conference concluded after the felicitation of prominent personalities.