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World Heart Day observed in press club

On the occasion of World Heart Day, the Cardiological Society of India ( North East Chapter) in association with the

Guwahati Press Club had organised a heart check up camp on September 28, 2008 at the press club campus. About 70 member-journalists participated in the camp. Out of them twe were diagnosed as diabetic and 13 found with high blood pressure.

Besides, blood pressure, ECG, BMI, sugar, weight, height check up was also carried out.

The theme of this year's Heart day was 'Know your Risk'. Addressing an interaction program with the media persons, senior doctors of the Cartdiological Society of India ( Dr MC Bhuyan, Dr AK Baruah, Dr DC Barkataki, Dr Neil Bordoloi, Dr Pritam Barthakur, Dr AK Sharma, Dr B Choudhury, Dr MK Sutradhar, Dr Nabanita Das etc) also explained various ways to prevent the heart diseases.
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