Sugar Walk 2017
Diabetes is spreading fast across the country and Chennai reflects this alarming trend, with the incidence shooting up tenfold in the past 30 years. Diabetes currently affects more than 62 million Indians, which is more than 7.1% of the adult population.This disorder has been affecting the young and the old, the rural and the urban. It is found that 58% of the population above 55 years has diabetes .
To raise awareness about diabetes on the occasion of World Diabetes Day on 14th November 2017, Kauvery Hospital organized a Walkathon from Alwarpet to Mylapore a distance of 3 kms.