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UK delegation to India

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(22nd January 2013)

The Indo-British Diabetes Summit was held on the 18th and 19th of January 2013, at the Taj Coromandel, Chennai. It was organised by the collaborative efforts of IBHI and the British Deputy High Commission, Chennai, to take on the challenge of dealing with the dramatic increase of diabetes in India and in the UK.

The event attracted leading experts from across all verticals of the diabetes domain, and served as a platform for the participants to discuss long-term solutions for diabetes based issues and concerns. The event was also attended by a large delegation of experts from the UK, including members from the government, academia, research and business.

Picture Shows June James with Dr Rajani Harish Specialist Dietitian who presented at the summit about diet and exercise

Speakers from the UK included:


  • June James, Diabetes Nurse consultant, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust 
  • Dr. Rowan Hillson, National Clinical Director for Diabetes, Department of Health
  • Dr. Anna Morton, Director, NHS Diabetes

Amongst others 

See the Events Brochure for detials

Dr Vijay and team

Anna Morton  Director of NHS Diabetes , Rowan Hillson National Clinical Director and myself (June James - Nurse Consultant UHL) were invited to visit the Prof M. Viswanathan

Diabetes Research Centre in Chennai

The picture shows Dr Vijay Viswanathan, his team and us. We are standing in front of the building and a statue of his father who founded the hospital and research centre

having worked in diabetes for 50 years. This centre is also a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and training in Diabetes.

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June James with Dr Rohini Samuels ( Specialist dietitian) at the conference who also presented
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