Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are above normal. Diabetes is one of the costliest disease and it brings acute and chronic complications with it. Diabetes can cause serious health complications including heart disease, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-extremity amputations. According to CDC, Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.
In order to bring about awareness on this important topic, BAPS Charities hosted a health lecture on November 09, 2014 in Portland, OR. Dr. Rakendu Shukla, presented the health lecture explaining how lifestyle changes can help prevent or delay diabetes.