Niyantrita Madhumeha Bharata Abhiyaan 2020
Diabetes is a lifestyle disease, which is one of the most prevalent diseases people are suffering from around the world. It results in cardiovascular and microvascular complications as well as a negative impact on psychosocial wellbeing. With the aim to keep a check on the rising problem SVYASA and Indian Yoga Association is organised a Niyantrita Madhumeha Bharata Abhiyaan from January 1-6, 2020.
The Yoga based National Diabetes Control Program was held at Prashanti Kutiram, SVYASA, Bengaluru. It was a review and refresher program.
National Diabetes Control Program was planned to target adults with prediabetes, a population known to be at high risk for Type 2 diabetes and newly diagnosed diabetics in the population.
The objective was also evaluate the prevalence of yoga practitioners, evaluate the effect of yoga based lifestyle in prediabetes, newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and previously known diabetes, measure the effect of yoga practice on primary prevention and the conversion from prediabetes to type 2 diabetes and also evaluate the effect of yoga based lifestyle among prediabetes, newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and previously known diabetes on self-care management, stress, dietary habits and physical activity.