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2024

M V Diabetes Hosts Inspiring Recreation and Education Program for Type 1 Children & Young Adults on Republic Day 2024

On Republic Day, 26 January 2024, M V Diabetes organized a Recreation and Education Program for Type 1 Children & Young Adults.
Many of our Type 1 Children & Young Adults participated in this event. The main focus was to motivate them through our “Mind Wellness Clinic.”
Ms. Vaishnavi Vijay, Head of the Mind Wellness Clinic and Ms. Manjula also of Mind Wellness Clinic organized this meeting along with other departments.

2023

Press Release Published in Times of India

Press Release Published in Indian Express

09 February to 12 February 2023
By MV Diabetes

7th Train the Foot Trainer (TtFT) Program- Chennai at the MV Diabetes Royapuram and Hyatt Regency, Chennai TTft (Train the Foot Trainer Program) has been done 6 times in South America, Africa, Europe, UAE & Western Pacific regions. The 7th Edition was done in Chennai by MV Diabetes under the leadership of Dr. Vijay Viswanathan for Indian doctors. Doctors from other countries like Maldives, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar also participated. Both faculty & delegates were from various countries apart from different parts of India.
Dr. Shashank Joshi, Diabetologist & Endocrinologist, Mumbai being presented with Prof. M Viswanathan Honour Award – 2023.
An App called MVDiaBeat was launched on this occasion for the convenience of people with Diabetes.
The doctors were given an overview of how to manage Diabetic Foot in these 2 days. There were also sessions about Diabetes treatment and they visited the facilities in M V Hospital for Diabetes and also interacted with the experts around the world.
The 37th Edition of Prof. M. Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration Award (Citation & Gold Medal) was presented to Dr. Rodica Pop- Busui (President of American Diabetes Association). Also seen, Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Dr. Jayashree Gopal (Associate Dean) & Dr. S. N. Narasingan (Dean)

01 March 2023

In the memory of our Founder (Prof.) Dr. M Viswanathan, a free medical camp was organized by Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, at Mahalingapuram Sree Guruvayoorappan/ Ayyappan Temple today, 01 March 2023.

09 March 2023

  • MV Diabetes organized a 3 Day campaign to promote awareness on Diabetic Kidney Disease on the occasion of World Kidney Day 2023.
  • We offered special discounts on Kidney filtration test and consultation. MV Diabetes Diet Department reiterated the importance of Healthy Diet and display/ education of tasty diet options for people with Diabetes & kidney disease for 3 days.
  • We organized an FB live Event on “Latest Methods to Detect & Prevent Kidney Disease” with all our Diabetologist moderated by Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, our Head & Chief Diabetologist on 09 March at 4:00 PM. Several people participated through FB & Zoom link.
  • Few glimpses of the entire campaign on World Kidney Day 2023.

25 June 2023

  • Few glimpses of a campaign by M V Hospital for Diabetes, under the guidance of Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, to create awareness on General Wellbeing for public on 25 June 2023 at Nageswara Rao Park, Mylapore.
  • The program included general health check-up and Yoga sessions for public. from 6:00 – 8:00 AM.
  • Mr. Erode Mahesh, Chief Guest also performed yoga along with the participants.
  • “Yoga postures done with full awareness provides a gentle massage to all the internal organs, and leads you to a relaxed state of mind.”

March 2023

  • We inaugurated a Women’s Wellness Clinic today at M V Hospital for Diabetes.
  • We will be addressing the problem of stress, Cancer Prevention, Gynaecological issues & other problems in Women in this clinic.

Jul 22, 2023

Zoom webinar.- On the occasion of World Brain Day

on Jul 22, 2023,

25 June 2023

  • Few glimpses of M V Hospital for Diabetes General Wellbeing campaign for public on 25 June 2023 at Anna Park, Royapuram.
  • To create awareness among public we included general health check-up and Yoga sessions for public from 6:00 – 8:00 AM, under the guidance of Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, our MD & Head & Chief Diabetologist.
  • All the participants performed yoga. The Directors of M V Hospital for Diabetes (Mr. Arun Viswanathan, Mrs. Meena Vijay, Mrs. Vrinda Arun) participated in the Event. Dr. Prashanth Arun, Consultant Diabetologist M V Hospital for Diabetes gave a small awareness talk and spoke to the participants to clear their queries.
  • Yoga helps in maintaining good mental and physical health. Yoga also teaches you to lead your life in discipline.

We wish everyone a healthy life!!

03 Aug 2023

  • Oral health is a key indicator of overall health, well-being and quality of life.
  • Good oral health is essential for eating, breathing and speaking, and encompasses psychosocial dimensions such as self-confidence, well-being and the ability to socialize and work without pain, discomfort and embarrassment.
  • At M V Hospital for Diabetes we consult, educate and treat for various dental problems.

10 Aug 2023

  • MV Diabetes presents a diagnostic technique- Atheropoint (a USA Collaboration/ Tech) which predicts changes in the blood vessels of people with Diabetes.
  • This Diagnostic Test can predict Strokes and blood vessel disease in future also. Result will be available next day.
  • Dr. Jasjit Suri from USA who discovered this technology- Atheropoint is visiting MV Diabetes Royapuram.

01 to 07 September 2023

  • M V Diabetes, Chennai & Koramangala celebrated National Nutrition Week from 01 to 07 September 2022.
  • Few glimpses of the activities initiated by MV Koramangala Team and the Participation of the patients who visited the centre during the week.

WE WISH EVERYONE A HEALTHY LIFE !!

16 Sep 2023

  • Our late Founder Prof M Viswanathan Honoured on his 100’th Birth Centenary

  • Prof. Andrew Boulton, from US (addressing the gathering); Dr. V. Mohan, Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Mr. Arun Viswanathan (right to left)

17 September 2023

  • On 17 September M V Diabetes organized MV Diabetes Update in Diabetic Foot & Kidney at Hotel Radisson Blu.
  • Key speakers of the program were Prof. Dr. Andrew Boulton, Immediate Pat President of International Diabetes Federation (IDF) & Dr. Janaka Karallikedde, Clinical Reader (Associate Professor) in Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease, King’s College London and Consultant, Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology, Guy’s and St Thomas Hospital London
  • Around 120 doctors participated.
 

28th Oct 2023

  • The Diabetes Experts of India – Dr. A. Ramachandran, Dr. V. Mohan and Dr. Vijay Viswanathan discussing about
  • “Primary Prevention of Diabetes: Indian experience” on our Founder’s Birth Centenary.

20 Nov 2023

  • “Save the feet from Diabetic Foot Complication”- One day campaign at MV Diabetes, Royapuram as a part of World Diabetes Day activity.
  • Glimpses of the activity- participation of people with Diabetes and advice given to them by MV Diabetes team.

14 Nov 2023

  • On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, MV Diabetes organized a Health Conclave for “Healthy Body & Mind”.
  • Few glimpses of the event on 14 November 2023 at Savera Hotel.
  • Ms. Nina Reddy was the Chief Guest and Dr. Hemamalini Professor and Head, Department of Clinical Nutrition, SRFAHS, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research was the Guest Speaker.
  • The event was organized under the guidance of Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, our Managing Director.
  • 300 people participated in this event across Chennai.
  • “CHENNAI SLIM & FIT 2.0” was launched during this event.
  • Webinar on “Can we Reverse Diabetes”

    Date & time: 14 Nov 2023 @ 5:30 PM.

30th Nov 2023

  • The Diabetes Experts of India Dr. A. Ramachandran, Dr. V. Mohan and Dr. Vijay Viswanathan moderating Prof. M. Viswanathan Online Education Series 2 “Type 1 Diabetes Care in India” on our Founder’s Birth Centenary.
  • Speakers: Dr. Banshi Saboo, MD, PhD, FACE

01 Dec 2023

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, M.D., Ph.D., FRCP, Chairman & Managing Director, M V Diabetes, inaugurated the “Mind Wellness Clinic” along with Ms. Vaishnavi Vijay, M.Sc., in Clinical Psychology, and Ms. Manjula, M.Phil (Applied Psychology) at the M V Diabetes, Royapuram.

16 Dec 2023

  • A High Risk Foot Clinic was started at MV Diabetes Koramangala Bengaluru.
  • Our CMD, Dr. Vijay Viswanathan is seen with the team of MV Diabetes during the occasion on December 16, 2023.

12 Dec 2023

  • M.V. Diabetes and Prof. M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre Unveil “MV SURGI BOOT” on 12 December 2023 in commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disability 2023.
  • Chief Guest Dr. J. Sangumani, Director of Medical Education (DME) & Research, Directorate of Medical Education, Chennai & Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist at M.V. Diabetes launched MV SURGI BOOT together.
  • MV SURGI BOOT is an indigenously developed offloading device in India for people with Foot ulcer.
  • This offloading device developed in MV Diabetes in-house manufacturing unit will be very beneficial for Indians due to its low cost and enhanced healing time.

2022

08 January 2022

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, MD PhD FRCP, our Head and Chief Diabetologist was selected by 3 International jury for the Outstanding Researcher Award 2022 from the World India Diabetes Foundation (WIDF).
The WIDF is based in Mayo Clinic Rochester USA. The Award consists of a Cash prize, a plaque and delivering a lecture.

19 & 20 March 2022

  • Prof. M Viswanathan Diabetes & Diabetic Foot Update 2022 organized by M V Hospital for Diabetes & Prof. M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre held in Ramada Plaza by Wyndham on 19 & 20 March 2022. Several delegates participated in this event.
  • 36th Edition of Prof. M Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration Award (Citation & Gold Medal) was presented to  Dr. Vandana Gopikumar (Co-Founder The Banyan & The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health).  Also seen, Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Dr. Jayashree Gopal, Justice C V Karthikeyan & Dr. S. N. Narasingan (19 March 2022).
  • Launch of “Mind Well Being Clinic” in the M V Hospital For Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai. Dr. Jayashreee Gopal (Associate Dean, Prof. MV DRC), Dr. Vijay Viswanathan (Head & Chief Diabetologist MV Hospital for Diabetes, President D-Foot International), Justice C V Karthikeyan (Judge Madras High Court), Dr. S. N. Narasingan (Associate Dean, Prof. MV DRC) and Dr. Vandana Gopikumar (Co-Founder The Banyan & The Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health) (L to R) (19 March 2022).

09 June 2022

On 09 June 2022, Dr. Asha Fredrick was honoured with Prof. M Viswanathan honour award at M V Hospital for Diabetes & Prof. M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram Chennai. Dr Asha Fredrick highlighted the various measures being taken by the Govt for TB elimination by the year 2025. Dr Vijay Viswanathan spoke on the RePORT India study funded by the Govt of India and Govt of USA where Prof M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre is a partner. The study found that people with TB have prolong

August 2022

Dr. N. Murugan, Consultant Liver Specialist Chennai was honoured with the Prof. M. Viswanathan Honour Award on 27 October, 2022. He talked about the importance of liver disease which occurs in people with Diabetes NAFLD [Non alcoholic Fatty liver disease]. This condition leads to fibrosis and finally liver failure. We are happy to inform you that we have started a simple blood test in MV Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram to detect fibrosis in the liver.

09 Nov 2022

Press Conference:
  • Dinamalar- press release
  • Southern Mail- press release

27 October 2022

Dr. N. Murugan, Consultant Liver Specialist Chennai was honoured with the Prof. M. Viswanathan Honour Award on 27 October, 2022. He talked about the importance of liver disease which occurs in people with Diabetes NAFLD [Non alcoholic Fatty liver disease]. This condition leads to fibrosis and finally liver failure. We are happy to inform you that we have started a simple blood test in MV Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram to detect fibrosis in the liver.

12 November 2022

On World Diabetes Day 2022 our focus was on Children with Type 1 Diabetes.
We offered them a free check up and taught them specific yoga exercises based on our research in Yoga.
We offer 360 degree care to children with Type 1 Diabetes.

13 & 14 November 2022

The M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram Chennai created a record in India by Blue lighting of all major landmarks in Chennai to mark World Diabetes Day to create awareness of Diabetes.
In 2022 the Garden in Parry’s Corner the commercial hub in Chennai was lit blue.
Diabetes is a disorder which can be prevented (Primary Prevention of Diabetes).

29 November 2022

M V Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram organized a free camp for the inmates of Missionaries of Charity /Nirmala Shishu Bhavan situated in our street. Many sisters and the children took part.

2021

Jan 2021

Convocation Ceremony of the Fellowship Certificate in Diabetology for the Batch of 2018, 2019 & 2020 was held on 28 Jan 2021 at M V Hospital for Diabetes & Prof. M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram , Chennai. 
 
Dr. S. N Narasingan, Dean was the Chief Guest and Dr. Jayashree Gopal Associate Dean, Guest of Honour along with Dr Vijay Viswanathan Head and Chief Diabetologist

05 October 2021

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan was made a Faculty of Podiatry Medicine at the prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RSPSG) on 05 Oct 2021 evening at a virtual function.

13 Nov 2021 Blue Lighting of Anna Centenary Library

M V Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram has taken up this Flagship project of Blue Lighting several buildings in Chennai for World Diabetes Day  We have been doing it for the past 13 years continuously This year we lit blue Anna Centenary  Library in Chennai  which is the second largest library in Asia  Followed by a Walkathon 

15 Nov 2021

M V Hospital for Diabetes held a Flu Vaccination Camp funded by Prof. M Viswanathan & Sarada Viswanathan Trust.
Amputed Patients, Lower Income group of patients enrolled with Madhaviamma Trust (Mother of Prof. M Viswanathan) were vaccinated.
 

14 Nov 2021 World Diabetes Day Events ( Bangalore)

MV Centre for Diabetes Koramangala celebrated World Diabetes Day on Nov 14 by conducting a mini exhibition and a Quiz competition and giving prizes to people with diabetes. 

2020

12 & 13 Nov 2020

The MV Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram a WHO Collaborating Centre for Diabetes , lit Chennai Blue again for the 11’th year .This year we lit blue the famous Thiru Vi Ka Bridge across the Adyar River. In the previous years we lit blue the iconic structures Chennai Central Railway Station, Chennai Light House, Ripon Building and so on.

13 Nov 2020

Our Doctors & Nurses taking a pledge to serve the people living with Diabetes on the occasion of World Diabetes Day which falls on 14 November.

Patient Webinar- Conquer Diabetes (21 Nov 2020)

On the occasion of the World Diabetes Day, MV Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram conducted a Patient Webinar to solve their queries on Diabetes (Diabetes Control during lockdown, Prevent complications etc.).
 

Conducted Nurses Webinar across India- 17 Nov 2020

On the occasion of the World Diabetes Day, MV Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram conducted a Webinar training programme for nurses  regarding the Prevention and Control of Diabetes.
490 nurses from all over India took an active part in this webinar on November 17 2020, and were educated on various aspects of Diabetes including how to take care of  people living with Diabetes

Nov 2020

48th Annual Digital Meeting of RSSDI -2020: MV HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM CHENNAI GOT THE FIRST AND SECOND PRIZE AMONG THE POSTERS IN THE NATIONAL DIABETES CONFERENCE OF RSSDI from NOV 27 TO 29 2020 FOR THEIR TWO IMPORTANT RESEARCH PAPERS.

28 Nov 2020

World Diabetes Events- Blue Lighting, Nurses/ Doctors Pledge
 
Prof. M Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration.

2019

27 Aug 2019 (Founders Day Celebration)

Financial support provided by Prof. M Viswanathan & Sarada Viswanathan Memorial Trust to KARUNALAYA, an organization working for Street and Working Children. Also seen Dr. Paul Sunder Singh (Founder & Secretary of Karunalaya) And Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Cheif Diabetologist M V Hospital for Diabetes
 MV Hospital for Diabetes Team who have completed 25 years & more in this organization with Dr. Vijay Viswananthan, Head & Cheif Diabetologist.
MV Hospital for Diabetes Team who have completed 15 years & more in this organization with Dr. Vijay Viswananthan, Head & Cheif Diabetologist.

Indo US UK Event (September 2019)

  • Indo US UK Conclave 2019 organized by M V Hospital for Diabetes & Prof. M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre held in Hyatt Regency on 07 & 08 September 2019. More than 300 delegates participated in this event.
  • Inauguration 1 – Release of the document on “Prevention of Amputation and Kidney Diseases by early Diagnosis for Primary Care Physicians in India” by Dr. Eva Feldman (Past President of American Neurological Association). Also seen Prof. Andrew J. M. Boulton (President Elect-International Diabetes Federation), Dr. Jayashreee Gopal (Associate Dean, Prof. MV DRC), Dr.
  • Vijay Viswanathan (Head & Chief Diabetologist MV Hospital for Diabetes, President-Elect D-Foot International). (07 Sep 2019)
    Inauguration 2- Felicitation of the International & National Faculty available at the time of Inauguration. (07 Sep 2019)
  • 34th Edition of Prof. M Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration Award (Citation & Gold Medal) was presented to Prof. Andrew J. M. Boulton, President Elect-International Diabetes Federation. Also seen Dr. Vijay Viswanathan & Dr. Jayashree Gopal (07 Sep 2019)
  • Dr. Jayesh Shah, President of American College of Hyperbaric Medicine being presented with a citation & First DFRI Gold Medal. Also seen Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Dr. Ashraf & Dr. Venu Kavarthapu (07 Sep 2019)

22 Aug 2019

  • Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Dicetologist M V Hospital for Diabetes, with the Canteen Service Team (22 Aug 2019).
  • Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Dicetologist M V Hospital for Diabetes, with the Security Service Team (22 Aug 2019).
  • Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Dicetologist M V Hospital for Diabetes, with the House Keeping Team (22 Aug 2019).

APICON 2019

Dr Vijay Viswanathan Head and Chief Diabetologist MV Hospital for Diabetes was invited by the Association of Physicians of India to give a talk at their Annual conference on Feb 8 2019  
Dr VIjay Viswanathan spoke on the studies done at Prof M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre Chennai on the connection between Diabetes and TB

01 March 2019

On the occasion of 23rd Death Anniversary of our Founder Prof M Viswanathan on March 1 2019 we organized few social activities in the hospital premises.
1. Officially handed over the CC-TV Security camera’s to be installed in Royapuram, West Madha Church Street to the Mr. C Kalaichelvam (DCP) 
2. Launched the North Chennai Police men Diabetes Prevention Programme as a part of the COPS Phase 2 study.
3. Conducted Free Diabetic Check-up camp for the underprivileged people.

World Diabetes Day (14 November 2019)

  • Oratorical competition on “Tamil Language is the most classical language”. The participant were from different colleges from Chennai, Trichy, Madurai, Vellore etc.
  • Pattimandram on “Whether a Healthy lifestyle is possible in today’s busy schedule”- With Mr. Suki Sivam (Moderator), Mr. Mohanasundaram, Mrs. Shyamala
  • Poster display on Thirukkural & Medicine/ Healthy Living, Healthy lifestyle habits (Diet/ Education/ Footcare tips), Diabetic Footwear display, Special Millet preparation and tips for Diabetic people by M V Hospital for Diabetes team.

Blue Lighting (13 November 2019)

  • Blue lighting of Valluvar Kottam Chairot was done by Hon’ble Minister for Tamil Development, Culture & Archeology and Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist M V Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai on 13 November 2019.
  • Walkathon around the chariot by all the attendees to promote Healthy lifestyle habit in everyone. Approximately 200 people (MVH Staff, Pharmaceuical companies and Valluvar Kottam staff participated).

21 May 2019

  • Dr. Vijay Viswanathan (Head & Chief Diabetologist, M V Hospital for Diabetes) is elected as the First Asian President of the D Foot International (which represents 193 countries in the world).
  • He was elected unanimously in the elections held on 21 May 2019 late evening at Hague, Holland.

26 Aug 2019

M V Hospital team paying homage on the 96th Birth Anniversary of our Founder, Prof. M Viswananthan, who is considered as the Father of Diabetology in India.

International Womens Day Celebration at M V Hospital for Diabetes

  • As a part of International Womens Day Celebration, we organized a lecture by Dr. Usha Sriram, HoD, TAG VHS Endocrinology and Diabetes Centre, Voluntary Health Services, Taramani. She spoke about “Women & Diabetes”, research, facts, current status, care, education and support required to handle female patients. Few Invited doctors and all the employees of M V Hospital for Diabetes & Branches attended.
  • Group photo of all MV Hospital Female Employees.

FEBRUARY 2019 – HELPING STAFF OF RTO

Free RTO Camp organized by MV Hospital for Diabetes on 08 Feb 2019 As a part of “Road safety Awareness week” throughout the state, M V Hospital for Diabetes organized a camp in RTO Office at Puliyanthope. The participants were both the office staff as well as general population who were applying for license.

2018

Women Wellness Clinic in M V Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram

14 Nov 2018

M V Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram pays Homage to Army Jawans on World Diabetes Day by lighting the War Memorial Blue.
This is a record 10’th year we are lighting all the iconic buildings blue in Chennai.
War Memorial is decked up with blue light on the eve of World Diabetes Day.
Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist and staff of M V Hospital for Diabetes in front of War Memorial

Oct 2018

33rd edition of Prof. M. Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration Award held at a function in Chennai on 13-10-2018
Dr. V. Shantha, an eminent Indian oncologist and the chairperson of Adyar Cancer Institute (WIA), Chennai being presented with a Citation and Gold Medal by Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist [Centre], Dr. S. N. Narasingan, Dean [left] & Dr. Jayshree Gopal, Associate Dean, [right] Prof. M.Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre Royapurm are also seen in the picture.

26 Nov 2018

Prof M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram won top honours at the biggest Diabetes meeting in India, the RSSDI National Conference, held at Ahmedabad on Nov 23 and 24 2018. The RSSDI is the biggest Diabetes Association in India with 6000 Diabetologists from all over India. 
MVH and Prof MVDRC got the Best Research Poster Presentation Award. 
Our Institution presented 7 original Research Papers, the highest number from any Diabetic Centre in India 

2017

20 Oct 2017

Prof. M.VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD 2017 presented to Dr.Anuradha Dhanasekar Ph.D Director and Head, Center for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai on 20-04-17.

2016

11 Oct 2016

DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY UPDATE AND PROF. M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD-2016 ORGANIZED BY PROF. M. VISWANATHAN DIABETES RESEARCH CENTRE ROYAPURAM ON 11-09-2016. Dr.Luigi Gnudi, Professor, Diabetes & Metabolic Medicine, Kings College, London conferred with Prof. M. Viswanathan Honour Award with a citation and a bust. Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes (right) and Dr. S.N. Narasinghan, Dean, Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre (left) are also seen.

19 JUNE, 2016

31 st EDITION OF PROF. M. VISWANATHAN GOLD MEDAL ORATION AWARD 2016 & CONFERRING LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD HELD ON SUNDAY, 19 TH JUNE, 2016 IN CHENNAI.
Dr. S. Geethalakshmi, Vice Chancellor, The Tamil Nadu DR.M.G.R. Medical University addressing the gathering. From left to right, Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, Dr. Sunil D. Khaparde, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, [Head, Central TB Division] and Dr. S.N.Narasingan, Dean, Prof.M.V.DRC are also seen on the dais.

03 May 2016

An MoU signed between SRM Research Institute, SRM University and Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram Chennai on 03-05-2016 focusing on ‘advanced research’.
Dr. Dhamodharan Umapathy, Post Doctoral Fellow, SRM Research Institute, Chennai Dr. K.M.Ram Kumar Ph.D, Assistant Professor, SRM Research, Chennai Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, M.D, Ph.D, President, Prof.M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre Mr. Bhaskar, Financial Advisor, Prof.M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre

2015

26 Aug 2015

PRESENTATION OF PROF. M. VISWANATHAN SELFLESS SERVICE AWARD AND PROF. M. VISWANATHAN OUTSTANDING SOCIAL SERVICE AWARD-2015 ON THE OCCASION OF FOUNDER’S DAY CELEBRATION HELD IN CHENNAI ON 26-08-2015.

Dr. J. Radhakrishnan, IAS Secretary to Govt., Health & Family Welfare Department is presenting a memento to Dr.V.Shanta, Chairperson, Cancer Institute(W.I.A) Adyar. Dr. N.Paul Sunder Singh, Founder Director Karunalaya extreme right and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram extreme left are seen in the picture.

23 APRIL 2015

SIGNING OF MoU BETWEEN SCHIZOPHRENIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION AND PROF. M. VISWANATHAN DIABETES RESEARCH CENTRE ON THURSDAY 23RD APRIL, 2015 AT THE HOSPITAL AUDITORIUM, ROYAPURAM, CHENNAI.

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes and President Prof. M. Viswanthan Diabetes Research Centre Royapuram exchanging the MoU with Dr. V.Sridhar of Schizophrenia Research Foundation. The two WHO Collaborating centers will focus on the psycho social aspects in Diabetes and to develop methods to improve the mental wellbeing in people with Diabetes. Photo(right) Dr. Vijay Viswanathan is presenting a memento to Dr.V. Sridhar.

18 JAN 2015

PROF.M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD FUNCTION HELD AT M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM ON THURSDAY 28TH AUGUST, 2014.

PROF. M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD CARRYING HIS BUST BEING PRESENTED TO SHRI K. MURALI, DIRECTOR, CENTRAL FOOTWEAR TRAININING INSTITUTE BY DR. VIJAY VISWANATHAN, HEAD & CHIEF DIABETOLOGIST, M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES, ROYAPURAM. PROF.M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD FUNCTION HELD AT M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM ON THURSDAY 28TH AUGUST, 2014.

2014

28 AUG 2014

PROF.M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD FUNCTION HELD AT M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM ON THURSDAY 28TH AUGUST, 2014.

PROF. M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD CARRYING HIS BUST BEING PRESENTED TO SHRI K. MURALI, DIRECTOR, CENTRAL FOOTWEAR TRAININING INSTITUTE BY DR. VIJAY VISWANATHAN, HEAD & CHIEF DIABETOLOGIST, M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES, ROYAPURAM. PROF.M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD FUNCTION HELD AT M.V.HOSPITAL FOR DIABETES ROYAPURAM ON THURSDAY 28TH AUGUST, 2014.

2013

MARCH 15TH &16TH 2013

INDO US UPDATE ON DIABETIC COMPLICATIONS MARCH 15TH &16TH AT HYATT REGENCY CHENNAI.

Dr.Elizabeth R. Seaquist, President, American Diabetes Association receiving Citation of the Prof. M. Viswanthan Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal Oration Award-2013 from Dr. S.M. Sadikot, President Elect International Diabetes Federation and President of Diabetes India. Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Dr. S.N.Narasingan Dean, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, 2nd from right and Dr. A. Muruganathan, Immediate Past President of API (extreme right) are also seen. Photo right (standing from left Dr. Clinton, Dr.Gojka Roglic, Dr.Nicholas J Lowery, Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Dr. S.M. Sadikot, Dr.S.N.Narasingan, Dr. A. Muruganathan, Dr.Eva Feldman and Dr. Elizabeth R. Seaquist after being honoured with mementos.

February 3, 2013

On the occasion of the 40 years diabetes research by DRC, Life Time Achievement Award was presented to Prof. Shantharam, Vice Chancellor, Dr. MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu. Prof. M Viswanathan National Award for excellence in medical teaching and medical care was awarded to Prof. K Srinivasan, Consultant Physician & Neurologist, Madurai and Dr. John E. Anderson, President, American Diabetes Association was honoured with the DRC Oration Gold Medal – 2012 and a Citation. Yet another initiative was the launch of Indo-Pakistan Diabetes prevention program with the exchange of MoU between Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, President, Prof. M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai, India and Prof. Samad Shera, Director, Secretary General, Diabetes Association of Pakistan and the launch of logo depicting 40 years of diabetes research.

2012

1ST DECEMBER, 2012

PROF. M. VISWANATHAN HONOUR AWARD HELD AT TAJ CLUB HOUSE CHENNAI ON 1ST DECEMBER, 2012.

Dr.Peter Rossing, Head of Research & Chief Physician, Steno Diabetes Center, Denmark receiving annual Prof. M.Viswanathan Honour Award that contains bust and citation from Dr.V.Kanagasabai, Dean, Madras Medical College and Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, Chennai. Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist (left) and Dr.Narasinghan, Dean(right) are also seen.

17th of March, 2012

DRC Gold Medal Oration Award – 2011 & the first Prof. M. Viswanathan National Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching & Medical Care were held at Russian Cultural Centre, Chennai on Saturday, 17th of March, 2012. Mr. Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai was the Chief Guest. He gave away DRC Gold Medal & Citation to Dr. Anoop Misra, Director, Centre of Internal Medicine, Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi and the first Prof. M. Viswanathan National Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching & Medical Care to Dr. Ramchandra Dattatraya Lele, Emeritus Professor, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India. A panel discussion on ‘Social Determinants of Diabetes in India’ was also held in which government dignitaries belonged to health departments both Central & State, NGOs, Media, Medical Practitioners, & Educational Institutions also took part. Dr. Gojka Roglic, Responsible Officer, Department of Chronic Diseases & Health Promotion, WHO Geneva was also present on the occasion.
Mr. Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai (2nd from right) presenting a bust and citation of Prof. M.Viswanathan National Award for Excellence in Medical Teaching & Medical Care to Dr. Ramchandra Dattatraya Lele, Emeritus Professor, National Academy of Medical Sciences, India (2nd from left). Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, (2nd from left), Dr.S.N. Narasingan, Dean, Prof. M.Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre (Extreme Right) & Dr. J.Nagarathnam, Chief Executive, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes (Extreme Left) are also seen.

2011

13th March, 2011

Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration & Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal Oration Awards for the year 2010 were held at Taj Connemara on Sunday 13th March, 2011 in the august presence of Shri Surjit Singh Barnala, His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu and other invitees for the event. The orations were attended by more than 150 invitees. Scientific committee of the Diabetes Research Centre every year confers these awards on doctors with excellent research works in the field of medicine. Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration award for the year 2010 was conferred on Dr. Shanti Mendis, Adviser/Co-ordinator of the WHO cardiovascular program from 2000. Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal for the year 2010 was conferred on Dr. Shiv Kumar Sarin, Chairman, Board of Governors, Medical Council of India. The scientific meeting was witnessed honouring an eminent scholar in Medicine with Life Time Achievement Award 2010. Dr. Sengamedu Srinivasa Badrinath, Chairman, Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya was the recipient of this Award.

Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Lifetime Achievement Award – 2010 citation and a plaque to Dr. fSengamedu Srinivasa Badrinath, Chairman, Emeritus, Sankara Nethralaya for his selfless service in the filed of Ophthalmic care and relentless dedication to building an Institution par excellence in Eye Care. Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes is seen on the left of His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu along with other dignitaries on the dais.

Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu is addressing the gathering after the presentation ceremony. The medal recipients and other dignitaries are seen on the dais.

Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu presented Prof. M. Viswanathan Gold Medal & citation to Dr. Shanti Mendis, Adviser/Co-ordinator of the WHO cardiovascular program from 2000 & Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal & Citation to Dr. Shiv Kumar Sarin, Chairman, Board of Governors, Medical Council of India.

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan (on the left) presented a Memento to Shri. Surjit Singh Barnala, His Excellency the Governor of Tamil Nadu. He is flanked by the medal recipients and other dignitaries on the dais.

23 Jan 2011

Wound Care in Diabetes – An International Perspective – Signing of MoU with Southampton University held at GRT Convention Centre, Chennai from 22/01/2011 to 23/01/2011.

Photo above exchanging of documents after signing the historic MoU with University of Southampton. (Left) Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director M.V.Hospital for Diabetes & Prof. M.Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre Royapuram and (Right) Prof. Raj Mani, Faculty of Medicine and Health and Life Sciences, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, UK. (Centre) Mr. Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner, Chennai looks on. Extreme (Left) Prof. Finn Gottrup, Professor of Surgery, University of Southern Denmark, Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark & extreme (Right) Dr. J. Nagarathnam, CEO of the Institute are seen.

2010

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.
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.

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.

2009

15th Feb2009

Prof. M. Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration & Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal Oration Awards for the year 2008 were held at GRT Grand on Sunday, 15th February, 2009.  Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medal for the year 2008 was conferred on Dr. N.K.Sethi, M.D., Sr. Advisor (Health) Planning Commission of India.  Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal for the year 2008 was conferred on Dr. B. Kasinath, M.D., FASN., Professor of Medicine, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA. The Life Time Achievements Awards 2008 instituted by the DRC were presented to two legends of the time in the field of Diabetology. Dr. Binode Kumar Sahay and Dr. C. Munichoodappa.Dr S. Elango, Director of Public Health (4th from left) and Dr.N.K.Sethi Sr. Advisor (Health) Planning Commission of India [2nd from right] jointly releasing the DRC Report 2007-08. Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director, M.V. Hospital for Diabetes & Diabetes Research Centre [3rd from right] and Dr. C. Munichoodappa, Physician & Diabetologist, Bangalore (1st from left) and Dr. Binode Kumar Sahay, Senior Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, Hyderabad (2nd from left), Dr. S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies (3rd from left) and Dr. B. Kasinath, Prof. of Medicine, University of Texas, San Antonio, USA, (extreme right) are in the picture above.

2008

2008

Prof. M.Viswanathan Gold Medal 2008 was presented to Dr.N.K.Sethi, Sr. Advisor (Health), Planning Commission of India, New Delhi by Dr. S. Elango, Director of Public Health, Govt. of Tamil Nadu. Dr. S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies and Dr.Vijay Viswanathan, Managing Director, M.V. Hospitals are seen in the picture above.
Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal 2008 was presented to Dr. B. Kasinath, M.D., FASN, Prof. of Medicine, University of Texas by Dr. S. Elango, Director of Public Health, Govt. of Tamil Nadu. Dr. S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies, Dr.Vijay Viswanathan and Dr.N.K.Sethi, Sr. Advisor (Health), Planning Commission of India, New Delhi are in the picture.
Diabetes Research Centre Gold Medal 2008 was presented to Dr. B. Kasinath, M.D., FASN, Prof. of Medicine, University of Texas by Dr. S. Elango, Director of Public Health, Govt. of Tamil Nadu. Dr. S.N.Narasingan, Dean of Studies, Dr.Vijay Viswanathan and Dr.N.K.Sethi, Sr. Advisor (Health), Planning Commission of India, New Delhi are in the picture.
Life Time Achievement Award – 2008, the memento was presented to Dr. C. Munichoodappa, Physician and Diabetologist, Bangalore by Dr. S.K.Rajan, Board of Studies, The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University.

20th-January,2008

Prof.M.Viswanathan gold medal oration award 2007 was held at Taj Connemara on 20-1-2008. Dr. Gojka Roglic, Responsible Officer, WHO Diabetes Programme, Geneva has been conferred with the award. The event was witnessed honouring Prof. Dr. K. Meer Mustafa Hussain, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. M.G.R. Medical University the Life Time Achievement award along with a citation apart from unveiling a campaign on “Primary Prevention of Diabetes”. Deputy Director General (Medical), Directorate General of Health Services Mr. P.H.Ananthanarayanan and Managing Director of M.V.Hospital for Diabetes, Dr.Vijay Viswanathan also spoke on this occasion.
Prof. Dr. K. Meer Mustafa Hussain Vice Chancellor, Dr. MGR Medical University speaking at a function Prof.M.Viswanathan gold medaloration award 2007 held at Taj Connemara on 20-01-2008.
Prof. Dr. K. Meer Mustafa Hussain, Vice Chancellor presenting Prof.M.Viswanathan gold medal to Dr. Gojka Roglic, Officer WHO Diabetes Programme, Geneva held at Taj Connemara on 20-1-2008.
Dr. Gojka Roglic, Officer WHO Diabetes Programme Geneva receiving the prestigious Prof.M.Viswanathan gold medal oration award 2007 citation from Prof. Dr. K. Meer Mustafa Hussain, Vice-Chancellor, Dr.MGR Medical University held at Taj Connemara on 20-1-2008.
School Minister inaugurates the event.
Minister releasing first copy on the Childhood Obesity & Diabetes Manual to Mr.Jagannathan, Director of School Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu.
Thiru Thangam Thenarasu (Right), Hon’ble School Education Minister, Govt. of Tamil Nadu, presenting DRC Gold Medal, 2007 to Dr. T.Ramasami (Left), Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India. Dr. Vijay Viswnathan, Managing Director, M.V.Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, is at the centre.
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