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Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology
Baqai Medical University (BMU) National Association of Diabetes Educators of Pakistan (NADEP) Insulin my Life (IML) Pakistan Working Group on Diabetic Foot (PWGDF) Ramadan Study Group (RSG) STOP DIABETES IN PAKISTAN (SDP)
Diet & Education - Activities
Health Educational Activities
Health Professionals
  • D&E department is faculty member of diploma in diabetology for MBBS doctors from last 10 years. As faculty members their responsibilities includes delivering lectures and preparing, checking and examination papers of candidates, participating in OSCE.
  • The department also introduce diploma in diabetes education for health educators first time in Pakistan and second batch of diploma is running under the kind umbrella of International Diabetes Federation
  • Introducing Distance Learning Education Program first time in Pakistan.
Research Activities
Published Research
  • Glycemic trend during Ramadan in fasting diabetic subjects it's a study from Pakistan published.
  • Efficiency of dietetics in low resource communities: Dietary intake and BMI of Type 2 diabetics living in Karachi before and after receiving dietician’s guidance.
  • Clinical profile of fasting diabetic subjects during Ramadan.
  • Comparison of risk factors for diabetes in children of different socioeconomic status.
  • Diabetes risk factor in middle income Pakistani school children.
  • Knowledge attitude and practices of patients visiting a diabetes care unit
  • 24 hours diabetes care team services
On Going Studies
  • Impact of counseling, dietary intervention and dose adjustment on fasting diabetic subjects during the month of Ramadan
Completed Paper and Under Publication
  • Compliance rate of MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy) on the dietary pattern of Type 2 diabetes
Education Activities
CME / Seminars
  • Members of department organize CME programs, workshops, seminars and conference for healthcare professional on regular basis
Educational Material
  • Department is running a successful monthly news letter
  • D&E writes articles on diabetes and its co morbidities in DAWN, Express and other renounced newspapers.
  • Translate educational literature into local language
  • Take steps towards better health poster for the dietary guideline of doctors
  • Design a new diet plan
  • A book is compiled and design by D&E department on general and clinical information regarding diabetes for patient and general public in local language.
Patient Awareness Programs
  • Department organizes and participate in diabetes awareness walk each year. This year it was 12th diabetes awareness walk.
  • The members of D&E deliver lectures on diabetes management & education for general public in peripheral diabetic centers.
  • Organizing public awareness programs as well as children awareness programs in different schools all over the Pakistan.
  • Annual recreational programs for registered Type 1 patients.
  • Department organizes health mela, basant mela and other entertaining programs for patients.
  • Activities related to promotion of health and awareness about diabetes, obesity and primary prevention of diabetes on communities basis.
  • Forth nightly arranged diabetes awareness programs incorporating “diabetes conversational map tool��?new educational tool approved by IDF
  • Monthly “Diabetes Educational Sessions" for general public
  • Different TV and Radio programs held at different occasions
Patient Welfare Activities
  • Arrange peer sessions for newly diagnosed Type 1 and Type 2 patients.
  • Arrange glucometers, test strips and lancets
  • Arranges all type of insulin in vials and pen for deserving patients.