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M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai Photo Gallery 2010

CHENNAI SLIM & FIT PROGRAMME ANTI OBESITY DAY - 26th November 2010
Place: Sri Vatsa Vivekananda Vidyalaya, Chitlapakkam, Chennai.
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HEALTHY WALK BY SCHOOL CHILDREN   HEALTHY WALK BY SCHOOL CHILDREN
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AWARENESS SESSION   AWARENESS SESSION
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SCREENING SESSION   SCREENING SESSION
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SIGNING TO QUIT JUNK FOOD AND DOING 30 Mts EXERCISE/DAY
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QUIZ PROGRAMME   PRIZE WINNERS
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Principal addressing School Teachers and Students
On 26th November 2010, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, and Prof. M.Viswanathan Diabetic Research Centre, Royapuram joined hands with Vivekananda Vidhyalaya, Chitlapakkam and celebrated "Anti Obesity Day". The event started with a Rally on "Healthy Walk" by students.

Dr. Rajeswari Rajan, Project Director, Dr.Sri Priya Shaji, Consultant Psychologist and Mrs Sheela Paul, Diet Counsellor of this Institute and Principal of the school spoke on this occasion and shared information with class V to VIII students on the importance of childhood obesity control and the winners in the quiz competition were honoured and a screening test for overweight and obesity for 5th standard students was done by the medical team.
 
MEET THE MEDICAL EXPERTS (PANEL DISCUSSION ON DIABETES FOR PUBLIC) ORGANIZED BY M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM AT GRT GRAND CONVENTION CENTRE ON SUNDAY, 14th OF NOVEMBER, 2010 ON WORLD DIABETES DAY.
Thiru Shiv Das Meena, I.A.S., Managing Director, Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation Ltd. (4th from Left) releasing the Diabetes Self Care Kit on the World Diabetes Day. He is flanked by Dr.Namperumalsamy, Chairman Emeritus- Arvind Eye Hospital (5th from Left) and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai (3rd from Left) and other medical experts are seen in the picture. (Photo Right) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan is addressing the gathering. Photos below medical experts and the audience.
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PLEDGE BY STUDENTS, TEACHERS, & CHILDREN WITH DIABETES AND LIGHTING KALAIGNAR MAALIGAI WITH BLUE ORGANIZED JOINTLY BY M.V.CENTRE FOR DIABETES (A BRANCH OF M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM) AND INNER WHEEL CLUB OF ADYAR HELD ON SATURDAY, 13TH OF NOVEMBER, 2010 AT QUEEN MARY'S COLLEGE MYLAPORE ON THE EVE OF WORLD DIABETES DAY.
 
Thiru P. Shakthivelu, I.P.S. Joint Commissioner of Police (South Zone) (3rd from Left), Mr. Shakthi, Film Actor (4th from left) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director of the Institute (2nd from left), Dr.J.Nagarathnam, Chief Executive (extreme Left), Mrs. Kala Ravichandran, District Chairman, Inner Wheel Club, Dr. R. Ambujam, Principal, Queen Mary's College (2nd from Right) & Mrs.Sadana Rajkumar, President, Inner Wheel Club of Adayar are seen in the picture. Other photos above marks the commemoration of World Diabetes Day, 2010. Students and Children take the pledge and Kalaignar Maaligai is lit with blue as it represents strength and perseverance in the face of the diabetes pandemic. It reminds us that all people with Diabetes experience daily ups and downs (highs and lows). The colour blue reflects the sky that links all nations united against the diabetes pandemic and is the colour of the United Nations Flag.
 
DIABETES EXPO - 2010 HELD AT SATHYA SAI SAMSKRUTA SADANAM, HOSUR ROAD, BANGALORE, OCTOBER 9th & 10th, 2010.
 
Shri. Javed Rahim, Judge of the High Court of Karnataka 3rd from left and Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Former ISRO Chairman 3rd from right and Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director 2nd from left and Dr. J. Nagarathnam, Chief Executive (extreme left) and Dr. Vishnupriya Reddy, Director, M.V.Centre for Diabetes, Koramangala 2nd from right and Dr. K.V.S. Mahesh (extreme right) are seen in the picture. (Photo right) Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Former ISRO Chairman is lighting the traditional lamp at the inauguration of the Expo. Shri Javed Rahim, Judge of the High Court of Karnataka is visiting an exhibition stall.
 
INAUGURATION OF IMPRESSION 2010 (A CAMPAIGN ON LIFESTYLE & DIABETES) ORGANIZED BY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL-EDUCATIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH-TRAINING AND RESEARCH OF THIS INSTITUTE ON THURSDAY, 30th OF SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director is addressing the gathering. Dr. J. Nagarthnam, Chief Executive is seen on the dais. Picture (Right) a panel discussion with the audience is in progress.

The panel consists of experienced persons in the field of Diabetology, Cardiology, Surgery, Urology, Dental, Nutrition and Psychology.

Impression 2010 aimed at motivating patients on healthy life-style such as proper diet, daily exercise, quit tobacco and alcohol and Diabetes self-care management to lead a complication free life.
 
INAUGURATION OF NEW ATM CENTRE AT THE PREMISES OF M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES, ROYAPURAM HELD ON FRIDAY, 17th OF SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Thiru. Naveen Chandra Nagesh, Asst. Commissioner of Police (Royapuram) inaugurated the ATM centre. Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director and Dr.J. Nagarathnam, Chief Executive of the Institute are seen.
 
INAUGURATION OF A NEW PODIATRY CLINIC AT M.V.CENTRE FOR DIABETES MYLAPORE BY MS. DIPIKA PALLIKAL, NATIONAL SQUASH CHAMPION ON WEDNESDAY, 1ST OF SEPTEMBER, 2010.
Photo (Left) Ms. Dipika Pallikal, National Squash Champion is inaugurating the Podiatry Clinic of the centre. Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director of the centre (right) can be seen. Photo (Right) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan is addressing the gathering. Seated next to him (from left to right) Ms.Dipika Pallikal, India's top squash champion and Dr. J. Nagarathnam, Chief Executive.

About new Podiatry Clinic
The new foot care (Podiatry) clinic at M. V. Centre for Diabetes, Mylapore, offers an expansion of foot care services provided by experts at Podiatry clinic at M. V. Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram. The Foot care clinic will be a regional center where patients can be treated for a variety of conditions, including in-growing toe nail, fungal infections of the toe, callus, while providing diagnostic tests such as foot pressure measurements, detection of sensory loss in the foot and many more. This new Foot Care centre clinic will also provide routine integrated care of the feet of diabetic patients. The services of the clinic include education of the patient in practical aspects of foot care, early recognition of feet at risk and treatment of various foot problems in people with diabetes. Special advice will also be provided for selection of right type of footwear.

Several studies have shown that the regular wear of therapeutic footwear, foot education, and diabetic foot care, prevents ulceration, reduces re-ulceration and amputation. Apart from these, Customized insoles are prescribed to offload high pressures from the metatarsal heads and from other areas, which helps in reducing the risk of plantar ulceration. Recently, The M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, introduced ' DIASTEP' a customized foot wear and also the manufacture of therapeutic insoles at its podiatry centre in Royapuram.
 
FOUNDER'S DAY CELEBRATION : (26-08-2010)
Photo (Left) Vaagai Chandra Sekar, Film Actor (2nd from right), Mrs. Jegadha Chandra Sekar (extreme right) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director (2nd from left) and Dr. J. Nagarathnam Chief Executive (extreme left) are seen. Photo (Right) Mrs. Jegadha Chandra Sekar is giving away prizes for the staff and photo clips below Kalai Kaveri Fine Arts College, are performing a group dance on the occasion of Founder's Day Celebration.
 
 
INFOTAINMENT 2010 PROGRAMME FOR PEOPLE WITH JUVENILE DIABETES HELD AT THE AUDITORIUM OF THIS INSTITUTE ON SATURDAY, 29TH OF MAY,2010.
Photo(Left) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director is addressing the gathering at the concluding session of the Infotainment Programme 2010. Film/TV actress Ms.Janaki Sabesh and Dr.Nagarathnam, Chief Executive of this Institute are seen on the dais. Photo (Right) Ms.Janaki Sabesh giving away the trophies to the winners on 'Quiz Competition and Speech Competition'. Dr.Vijay Viswanathan and Dr.Nagarathnam are seen in the picture.

INAUGURATION OF M.V.CENTRE FOR DIABETIC FOOT CARE, PODIATRY, RESEARCH & MANAGEMENT HELD AT THE ROYAPURAM CORPORATE OFFICE OF M.V.GROUP OF INSTITUTIONS ON 28TH MARCH, 2010.,
Mr.Prashant, Film Actor (4th from left) declared the new podiatry centre open by cutting the customary ribbon. Thiru S.N.Seshasai, IPS (3rd from left) and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan (2nd from right) are seen in the picture. Photo right Thiru S.N.Seshasai IPS lighting the traditional lamp as part of the inauguration of the new Podiatry centre.
Thiru S.N.Seshasai, IPS (Centre) declared the research unit open by cutting the customary ribbon. Mr.Prashant, Film Actor (Left) and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director (Right) are also seen. Photo right Mr. Prashant Film Actor is addressing the gathering after inaugurating the Podiatry Centre. Thiru S.N.Seshasai, IPS and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director are seen on the dais.

Chennai 14th March, 2010

Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration & Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal Oration Awards for the year 2009 were held at Sheraton Chola on Sunday 14th March, 2010 in the august presence of distinguished luminaries from various walk of life. The orations were attended by more than 150 doctors. Scientific committee of the Diabetes Research Centre every year select eminent doctors to confer on these awards. Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration award for the year 2009 was conferred on Dr. Michael M.Engelgau, Senior Public Health Specialist, South Asia Human Development, World Bank, Washington DC. USA. His topic was 'Diabetes and Chronic Diseases in Indian and South Asia : Beyond the numbers'. Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal for the year 2009 was conferred on Dr. Rudolf W.Bilous, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Newcastle University, UK . His topic was "Newer Perspectives in Diabetic Nephropathy". The scientific meeting was witnessed honouring two eminent scholars in Medicine with Life Time Achievements Awards 2009. Padmasri Prof. Mayil Vahanan Natarajan, Vice Chancellor, Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Guindy, Chennai and Prof. V.Seshiah, Chairman, Dr.V.Seshiah Diabetes Research Institute and Dr.Balaji Diabetes Care Centre, Chennai.
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Prof. S. Thanikachalam, Chairman & Director, Cardiac Care Centre, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai (2nd from left) releasing the revised Manual on 'Socio Economics of Diabetes' and the first copy was received by Padmasri Prof. Mayil Vahanan Natarajan, Vice Chancellor, Dr.M.G.R. Medical University (3rd from Left). Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes & Diabetes Research Centre (4th from left) Dr.S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies (5th from Left) and Dr.Michael M.Engelgau, Sr.Public Health Specialist, World Bank (Extreme Right) are in the picture.
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Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medial Oration-2009 was presented to Dr.Michael M. Engelgau, Senior Public Health Specialist, South Asia Human Development, World Bank, Washington DC, USA by Padmasri, Prof.Mayil Vahanan Natarajan, Vice Chancellor, Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. Prof. S.Thanikachalam (Extreme Left) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan (Centre) and Dr.S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies (Extreme Right) are seen in the picture.
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Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal Oration 2009 was presented to Dr.Rudolf W.Bilous, Professor of Clinical Medicine, Newcastle University, UK by Padmasri Prof. Mayil Vahanan Natarajan, Vice Chancellor, Dr. MGR Medical University. Prof. V.Seshiah (1st from left), Prof S.Thanikachalam (2nd from left), Dr.Vijay Viswanathan (5th from left), Dr.S.N.Narasingan (6th from left) and Dr.Michael M. Engelgau are seen in the picture.
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Life Time Achievement Award 2009 was presented to Padmasri Prof.Mayil Vahanan Natarajan, Vice Chancellor, Dr. MGR Medical University by Prof. S.Thanikachalam, Chairman & Director Cardiac Care Centre, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai. Prof. V. Seshiah (1st from left), Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, (4th from left), and Dr.S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies (extreme right) are seen in the picture.
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Life Time Achievement Award, 2009 was presented to Prof. V.Seshiah, Chairman, Dr. V.Seshiah Diabetes Research Institute by Prof. S.K.Rajan (1st from Left). Prof. S. Thanikachalam (3rd from left), Padmasri Prof. Mayil Vahanan Natarajan (4th from left) and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan (Extreme Right) are also seen in the picture.
 
DIABETES AWARENESS AND DETECTION CAMP HELD FOR THE CORPORATE OFFICE OF DINAKARAN TAMIL DAILY ON SATURDAY, 13th FEBRUARY, 2010 AT THEIR MYLAPORE CORPORATE OFFICE, CHENNAI.
Participants in the camp being tested by medical team from M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram.

DIABETES AWARENESS AND DETECTION CAMP HELD BY M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES IN ASSOCIATION WITH SREE SHAKDWEPIYA BRAHAMAN KALYAN TRUST AT SIVANJI JAIN BHAWAN, THIRUPALLI STREET, SOWCARPET, CHENNAI ON TUESDAY 26th JANUARY,2010.

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