Chennai 8 September 2019: The First Indo US UK Conclave on Kidney and Foot complications organised by the Diabetic Foot Research India and supported by the M.V Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram was inaugurated at Chennai today.
The theme of the Conclave was Preserving the kidney and protecting the feet in Diabetes ,This conclave will have a brainstorming among experts from India ,US and UK on how to prevent kidney failure and amputation among people with Diabetes, 10 experts from the US and UK along with 300 doctors from India are participating in the Conclave being held on September 7 and 8 2019.
During the inauguration , Dr Vijay Viswanathan Head and Chief Diabetologist M. V Hospital for Diabetes Royapuram Chennai , highlighted the work done for the past 30 years at the hospital in the Kidney and Foot clinic and presented the work done to prevent kidney failure and amputation ,A document on Prevention of Amputation and kidney failure due to Diabetes by early diagnosis for primary care physicians was released by Prof Andrew Boulton President Elect of the International Diabetes Federation.
Prof Andrew Boulton President Elect of the International Diabetes Federation received the prestigious 34th edition of Prof. M. Viswanathan Gold Medal Oration Award 2019. The award comprised a gold medal and a citation were presented by Dr. Vijay Viswanathan, Head & Chief Diabetologist, M.V. Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram.
The award conferred every year on a distinguished scholar from the field of healthcare.
Dr Vijay Viswanathan mentioned that this document will help rural physicians to make an early diagnosis of the kidney and foot complications in Diabetes and prevent kidney failure and amputation among people in the rural areas of India, Dr Jayashree Gopal Associate Dean of the Prof M Viswanathan Diabetes Research Center welcomed the delegates