Visakhapatnam (AP): A 2-day program on “Goodbye to Diabetes”, arranged by the Brahma Kumaris of MVP Colony at Central Park here. Dr. Srimant Sahu, the Senior Diabetologist from Global Hospital and Research Centre, Mt Abu spoke about the main causes of Diabetes. Family history, Modern lifestyle, Environmental factors, Obesity, Overeating, Overweight, Drugs containing steroids, use of Chemical fertilizers, Pesticides in farming, Tension and Stress in the workplace are some of the main causes in becoming Diabetic. He said that 25% in cities and only 5% in villages are suffering with Sugar complaints because rural people toil hard physically, while in cities mental activities are more. He said that it is a Silent Killer because by the time it is known most of the organs are already damaged. He said that having a Sweet Nature is very good for health but Sweet Blood Sugar is hazardous for health.
Dr. Sahu then reassured that Diabetes is totally preventable by sincere Holistic approach that involves Proper Diet Control, Simple Physical Exercise and Regular Rajayoga Meditation. He said, “Man is not a machine to be repaired in the hospitals. He must have the knowledge about the Self for holistic (spiritual) health of Mind, Body and Family (Society)”.
In the evening session the audience were mainly enlightened about the food to be taken and not to be taken, in order to keep Diabetes at bay and be safe from Heart Attack, Paralysis, Stroke, Blood Pressure, Cancer, Kidney Failure, Retinopathy, Dental Complications, Amputations and so on. Lastly it was suggested to the audience to learn Rajayog Meditation at any Brahma Kumaris Centre which is very essential to maintaining Holistic Health.