Network18's initiative in association with Novartis, ‘Netra Suraksha – India Against Diabetes’.
India’s biggest awareness program to combat eye disorders caused by diabetes
ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION - 3
TOPIC: A Collaborative Fight Against Diabetic Retinopathy: Doctors & Patients Must Come Together
In the third roundtable, our panel discusses the collaborative nature of our fight against diabetes. Ways in which doctors can assure a patient’s well being and how patients and their caregivers can be equally responsible for controlling diabetes, further protecting them from the potential harm caused by diabetes led eye disorders.
Dr. Rajiv RamanSenior Consultant at Department of Vitreoretinal services, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
Dr. Vishali GuptaChief of Retina and Uvea Services at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Chandigarh
Dr. Mala DharmalingamSr. Prof. MS Ramaiah Medical College & Hospital. Also Director and Head, Endocrinology, Bangalore, Endocrinology and Diabetes Center
Dr. Ratna DeviCo founder of DakshamA Health, founding board member Healthy India Alliance (HIA) and founding board member Asia Pacific Alliance of Rare Disease Organisations. Director of Patient Academy for Innovation and Research (PAIR) and Chair of the International Alliance of Patient Organisations(IAPO
Agenda & Key Points Of Discussion
First steps after Diabetic Retinopathy detection.
Lack of awareness about diabetic retinopathy screening.
Myths around Diabetic Retinopathy.
Responsibility of the medical community for diabetes awareness.
Learnings from other nations on Diabetic Retinopathy screening, prevention and treatment.