Welcome to Diabetes and You Society...
DAYS - Diabetes and You Society
was founded by Dr.Ch.Vasanth
Kumar in 1999 to enable economically and socially deprived children and adults to avail affordable or free treatment and counseling support in
the management of diabetes.
to every underprivileged child who has diabetes and not able to manage due to economic conditions.
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prevention and management of diabetes.
Soundarya - aged 9 years was
diagnosed as suffering from diabetes when she fell seriously ill and had to
be hospitalised. Investigations revealed that she was suffering from severe diabetes and malnourishment.
She was referred to DAYS within 15 days of
being hospitalised and is currently being treated with 30- 50 units of
insulin per day and is also on vitamin suppliments to tackle her low
immunity and low hemoglobin count.
Soundarya has to live with this disease life-long. Her father is a barber
and mother is a domestic worker - their combined annual income is
approximately Rs. 12,000/- per annum ($ 260 per annum). She has two siblings
and she is the eldest. She lives with her family in Siddipet, Medak
To remain active and healthy, Soundarya needs to follow a strict
medication regime which comprises of two injections of insulin dialy and
visit DAYS for weekly check-ups.
Her family needs to support the additional cost of medications and
DAYS supports her diagnostic investigations, medication costs and
travel expenses to enable her to keep up the follow up appointments.
Counseling support has helped her understand insulin management and she is
able to inject herself. Don't forget she is only 9 years old.
She still needs to lead a normal life - attend school, be happy and enjoy
Many children like Soundarya needs DAYS and DAYS needs you to support this noble cause.
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