Dr.C S Yajnik the world renowned research diabetologist visited Trivandrum
as the guest of of Diabscreen Kerala on July 22. He attended a press and
public meet at Press Club, Trivandrum in the
morning.Former Indian Ambassador T P Sreenivasan inaugurated and Jothydev
chaired the interactive session. K.K Koshy(Kuwait), Dr.P V S
Namboodirippad (former Chairman of Hindustan Latex and world renowned
management expert), KPP Unnithan(Hon President,Pensioners Asociation),
Mr.Amit Misra(General Manager, BSNL) media officials etc., participated.
Dr.Yajnik spoke on his original research findings of observing more fat
content in the body of Asian Indians when compared to Europeans. Inspite of
being lean, Indians are at a higher risk of developing diabetes.Europeans
have higher bone and skeletal muscle mass and less of body fat.
Pure vegeterians are at the risk of developing Vitamin B12 deficiency. Folic
acid supplementation for pregnant ladies are of questionable value. Yajnik
answered to the several querries of the public and press. Also Diabscreen
organised a CME for doctors in the evening.