Awareness Session on Hypertension & Blood Sugar
16th February 2018
DGI Rotract Club and the NSS Wing of Dronacharya Group of Institutions, Greater Noida jointly organized an Awareness Session on “Hypertension & Blood Sugar" on 16th February 2018, The program was organized in association with the Rotary Club of Green Greater Noida. The objective of the session was to spread awareness about causes, ill-effects and prevention of Hypertension and Blood Sugar.
The session started with the welcome of the Resource Person, Dr Amit Gupta (Senior Consultant Physician and Diabetologist), Director PROMHEX Amrapali Hospital, Greater Noida and Mrs Preeti Aggarwal, President - Rotary Club of Green Greater Noida.
Dr. Amit Gupta started the session with the description of of hypertension, which he said is another name for high blood pressure and can lead to severe complications and increase the risk of heart disease, stroke, and death.
Dr. Amit Gupta said that the force exerted by the blood against the walls of the blood vessels constitutes Blood Pressure. This pressure he said depends on the work being done by the heart and the resistance of the blood vessels. Dr. Gupta suggested that the blood pressure is best regulated through proper diet and lifestyle adjustments before it reaches the stage of hypertension.
He laid emphasis on engaging for 30 minutes of moderate-intensity, dynamic, aerobic exercise for patients with hypertension. This he said can include walking, jogging, cycling, or swimming. He suggested to perform regular exercise, yoga and meditation for perfect functioning of heart which would ultimately control Blood Pressure.
Prof. (Dr.) Ashish Soti, Hon’ble Director presented memento to Dr. Amit Gupta and Mrs.Preeti Aggarwal.
Prof. S.K. Srivastava, NSS Program Co-ordinator proposed the Vote of Thanks. The session was compered by Ms. Devangi Grover.