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Here's what our month was like at Blue Circle Diabetes Foundation :
Blue Circle Workshops
Our workshops are free and open for all, even non diabetics! Join in, have fun and learn new things. Sign up as a member and stay tuned to our social media to know of upcoming workshops.
Dr Mansi Shah, a physiotherapy & sports rehab expert conducted this workshop with us on Sunday 5th July 2020. Clicking on the post below takes you to our Instagram post with all the key highlights of the workshop.
Carb counting workshop
What are carbohydrates, how do they affect blood sugars of people with diabetes, how to count carbs and more. This workshop hosted by Rohan T1 since 10 years & Nupur, Certified Diabetes Educator & T1 since 25 years was one of our longest and most interactive live workshops held on Sunday 12th July 2020.
Dental care workshop
How should people with diabetes take extra care of their teeth and gums and maintain overall dental hygiene? We found out with Dr Rajeev Arora, Senior Consultant and Head Dental & Maxillofacial at Fortis Escorts Hospital, Faridabad. He has over two decades of experience and is the recipient of several accolades. Click on the post below for takeways from our workshop held on Sunday, 26th July 2020.
Nupur was a panelist representing the voices of PLWNCDs as an advocate from Blue Circle Diabetes Foundation at this high level panel on 13 July 2020 organised by the WHO, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and NCD Alliance to explore NCDs and COVID19: Learning lessons and building back better for the future.
Blue Circle Diabetes app on iOS
We're happy to announce the Blue Circle Diabetes mobile app is now available on iOS too (download here)! Read this blog to know all the features and see the video below:
DiaBol - Diabetes Dialogues
In Ep: 4 of DiaBol - Diabetes Dialogues, Chhavi and Nupur are in conversation with Dr. Ambrish Mithal about type 2 diabetes in India - prevention, treatment & reversal. Dr Mithal is a Padma Bhushan and BC Roy awardee. He is also the Chairman and Head of Endocrinology & the Diabetes Department at Max Healthcare. Earlier this year, he was appointed as domain expert on the Governing Board of National Health Authority (2019) of India & President of AIIMS Gorakhpur. We hope this interview answers the questions and concerns that you've shared with us. Do like & share the video if you find it helpful & subscribe to our channel for more such content.
In Ep: 5 of DiaBol - Diabetes Dialogues, Snehal & Nupur are in conversation with endocrinologist & CEO of Chellaram Hospital Dr. Unnikrishnan, about weight management in diabetes. We hope this interview answers the questions you've shared with us regarding weight loss & gain in type 1, type 2 & pre diabetes. Like, share & subscribe!
Blue Circle Buddy Project
The Buddy Project is an online helpline for diabetes and mental health which is run by trained, multilingual volunteers living with diabetes. Schedule a call with a buddy of your choice through the Blue Circle Diabetes mobile app, available on Android and iOS!
Regional language videos
Together we're going to make sure language is never a barrier in diabetes self management. Check out Arvind's video in Tamil.
Savita shows us how to use a glucometer in Malayalam.
and Mayur shows us how to use an insulin pen in Gujarati.
Read our blog here. We write about everything from recipes to people's stories (check out the latest story on being queer and diabetic in India), technology and everything diabetes!
July campaign : #SuperKidsWithDiabetes
Keep sharing your photos, videos and thoughts with us and tell us your experiences on our monthly topics. Upload your content through the Blue Circle Diabetes app. We want to hear from you! Kashvi introduces the campaign!
Arish brought down the interwebs with his cute cheeks!
Sarthak made us all go "awwww!"
Meghal is a fierce little Rani Laxmibai!
and Naserafatima is a sweet little lady!
Mahi takes it away with her toothy smiles!
Naitik absolutely slaying it!
We have to admit, there's nothing cuter in the world than little girls!
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