According to the Goa Health Ministry, over 26 per cent of the State's population is affected with diabetes, which is worrisome.
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The Goa government has renewed the MoU to continue the ongoing Changing Diabetes Barometer (CDB) programme with Novo Nordisk Education Foundation (NNEF), a non-profit organisation set up by Novo Nordisk India.
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Now, the Goa Directorate of Health Services has introduced a digital diabetes registry for effective monitoring and targeted awareness campaigns.
As part of the revised MoU, the state’s first-ever foot care clinic for people living with diabetes will also be developed.
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Fifteen diabetes educators will be available for home visits and expert counselling on diet, exercise and general wellbeing for people living with diabetes across Goa.
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Four mega diabetes camps will be organised over a period of three years for increasing awareness and diabetes screening in Goa.
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The Changing Diabetes Barometer programme was launched over a decade ago by the Goa government to create awareness and support around diabetes care and capacity building in the state.
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