Diabetes Foundation ( India )

Mike Nithavrianakis, British Deputy High Commissioner to India, presented a gold medal and citation to Padma Shri Dr Anoop Misra at a function organised on the occasion of Diabetes Research Centre Annual Gold Medal Oration on 18 March 2012 at Chennai. Dr Vijay Vishwanathan, MD, MV Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, Ms. Gojka Roglic of the Dept of Chronic Diseases & Health Promotion, WHO, Geneva, were also present on the occasion.



  • The 3rd Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases & Endocrinology opened for OPD - FEB 2012

The 3rd Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases & Endocrinology was opened for OPD on 21 February, 2012 at B-16, Chirag Enclave, (opp Nehru Place), New Delhi, which is a unique state-of-the-art, 25 bed hospital for Diabetes and related disorders all under one roof, under the chairmanship of Prof Misra, who leads a consortium of internationally renowned experts to provide services and procedures according to globally accepted protocols. Fortis C-DOC is a stand-alone tertiary clinical, research and training centre and the first of its kind centre in all of north and central India.



  • Dr (Prof.) Anoop Misra conferred Distinguished Professorship of Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Hyderabad - Feb 2012

Dr Anoop Misra has been conferred the Distinguished Professorship of the Institute of Life Sciences, Hyderabad w.e.f. from February 2012. ILS would be setting up a Centre of Excellence in metabolic diseases and research under Prof. Misra’s leadership.


  • Dr David Heber and Dr Luigi Gratton of Herbalife visit N-DOC, DFI and Fortis C-DOC Centres - Jan 2012

Dr. David Heber, MD, PhD, FACP, FACN, Chairman of the Herbalife Nutrition Institute,and the Nutrition Advisory Board (NAB) comprising leading health and nutrition experts, and Director, Center for Human Nutrition at UCLA, California, and Dr Luigi Gratton, Vice President, Nutrition Education and Herbalife Nutrition Advisory Board visited DFI, N-DOC and Fortis C-DOC Centres at SDA, Chirag Enclave and Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, on 16 January 2012 for a meeting with Dr Anoop Misra and his research team, for a research collaboration. The meeting was followed by refreshments and Dr Misra gave both Dr Heber and Dr Luigi a token of appreciation on behalf of Fortis C-Doc, N-DOC and DFI.




  • N-DOC, DFI & Fortis C-DOC release findings of study on Oils - Jan 2012

National Diabetes Obesity & Cholesterol Foundation (N-DOC), Diabetes Foundation (India) & Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases & Endocrinology, under the guidance of Dr (Prof) Anoop Misra released the findings of a study on Oils, Metabolic Diseases & Liver at a press conference on 11 January 2012 at India Habitat Centre.

This study is a first-of-its-kind clinical study to test the benefits, if any, of the use of Olive and Canola Oils amongst Indians. Trial partners included Dept. of Cardiology, Command Hospital, Bangalore, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi, Dept of Food & Nutrition, Govt MH College of Home Science & Science for Women, Jabalpur, and Dept. of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. The study was funded by Dalmia Continental and the lunch that followed was sponsored by Leonardo Olive Oil & Hudson Canola Oil.



  • Diabetes Awareness Walk conducted from Rose Garden to Deer Park in Hauz Khas Village via Aurobindo Market, New Delhi - NOV 2011

Many hospitals and organisations joined hands to hold a campaign in the form of a walk for Diabetes Awareness, on November 12 from Rose Garden to Deer Park in Hauz Khas Village via Aurobindo Market. Over 300 residents from all over the city participated in this walk.

This walk was held under the aegis of Diabetes Blue Fortnight.

This walk was a sweet initiative organised jointly by Fortis C-DOC Centre of Excellence for Diabetes, Metabolic Diseases and Endocrinology, National Diabetes, Cholesterol and Obesity Foundation (N-DOC) and Diabetes Foundation Of India (DFI).




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Diabetes Foundation (India) (Regn no.- S/16551/8) is a non-profit organisation registered under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 on 24 April 1986. FCRA approved. All donations are exempted according to the Income Tax Act 80 G of the Government of India.