On 7th October 2022, Department of General Medicine, Santosh Medical College & Hospital, Ghaziabad Along with Delhi Diabetic Forum, conducted a “World Heart Day CME and Guest Speaker Program”. The motive of the CME was to spread the awareness regarding cardiovascular diseases to all. With the rising burden of CVD because of so many treatable risk factors the mortality is also increasing.
CME started with Welcome address and lecture on overview of World Heart Day by Professor & Head, Department of General Medicine, Dr. Ashok Kumar and suggest everyone beating cardiovascular disease (CVD) is something that matters to every beating heart and follow this year’s theme “USE HEART FOR EVERY HEART” and to use heart means to think differently and to make right decisions. Professor Dr. Shivani Bansal further enlighten regarding everyone on diabetes and cardiovascular disease and explained about how controlled Diabetes will reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease. The goal of World Health Day is to draw attention to the behavior that really can deter individuals from becoming predisposed to cardiovascular diseases, as well as to educate the masses on how to handle the potential risks associated with these diseases. Dr. Shubha Laxmi Margekar, Professor, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi as guest speaker Explained nicely about the interlink age between Air pollution and Cardiovascular disease and follows slogan ‘Breath healthy and be healthy’ she explained about all the Harmful air pollutants that can cause CVD and how we have to prevent it and motivates everyone to Join the revolution, stop the Air pollution.
Dr. Rani Shrivastava, Professor Clinical Psychology spoke on how “Mitigating stress for cardiovascular disease-Self-care”, also had a survey about the level and intensity of stress among the population and gave the demonstration about Focusing and controlling temptations. She also motivated everyone for meditation so that life is less stressful and will have less cardiovascular effects because of Stress. Dt. Ms. Deepshikha Malik, Clinical nutritionist and Dietician explained about Health Nutrition, how dietary habits linked to CVD and what are healthy food for heart and what are slow poisons, Think healthy first! Eat smart for a healthy heart!
The CME was attended by around 150 participants involving faculties, UG students, Postgraduates, non-teaching staff members. Department of Medicine offered sincere thanks to all the Speakers, Chairpersons, Students and staff members for their interactive participation and making the event successful for spreading the awareness regarding Cardiovascular Diseases.
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