K M Dayashankar
CAIMS hospital doctors conduct BP tests for students and faculty members
Akira hospital conducts BP and diabetes tests for morning walkers
KARIMNAGAR: To mark the World hypertension day on Tuesday (May 17), the department of Zoology and Women empowerment cell, Health club and Physical education department of the Government degree college for women in Karimnagar have separately organised health awareness programmes and medical camps on their college campus.
Doctors of the Chalmeda Ananda Rao institute of medical sciences (CAIMS) led by Dr Srikanth and Dr Wajidha Sultanadr (Community medicine) and other doctors and their paramedical staff conducted medical check-up for the students and faculty members.
On this occasion, the doctors of CAIMS explained about theme of World hypertension day-2022 “Measure your blood pressure accurately, control it, live longer’. Explaining about the ill-effects of hypertension, they said that the high blood pressure leads to several cardiovascular diseases like coronary heart disease, chronic kidney failure, dementia etc. They advised the students and faculty members to reduce the intake of salt, eat healthy diet and participate in physical exercises daily.
At another medical camp organised in association with the doctors of Ira Akira hospital in Karimnagar town, the doctors had organised a free medical camp and conducted BP and diabetes tests to the morning walkers and residential girl students. Dr P Dileep Reddy and Dr Lakshmi Reddy from the Akira hospital empowered about the importance of keeping the hypertension under control by regular medication.
College principal Dr T Srilakshmi, faculty members N Sangeetha Rani, Dr S Swetha, G Sridhar Rao, Dr Srinivas, Anitha, Wasea, R Jyothirmayi, Rajani Devi, walkers association leaders Madhusudhan, D Srinivas, Satish Kumar, Balasubramanyam and others were also present.