(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
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.