For the first time, the landmark 7th edition of Dr. Mohan’s International Diabetes Update was organized virtually by Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Education Academy, a unit of Dr. Mohan’s Group of Diabetes Institutions, from 24th to 26th July 2020 at Chennai. This three-day update was organised virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and had extensive expert based panel discussions and talks on COVID-19 and its effects as well as its links with diabetes by eminent and globally renowned research scientists and doctors.
Distinguished members of the Organising Committee – Dr. V Mohan, Chairman, Dr. Mohan’s Group of Diabetes Institutions, Dr. RM Anjana, Managing Director, Dr. Ranjit Unnikrishnan, Vice Chairman, and Dr. Guha Pradeepa, Organising Secretary of the Update, conducted this update on behalf of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre. The guests of honor at the inaugural function were Dr. Ashok Kumar Das, Consultant, Department of Medicine & Endocrinology, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Puducherry, Dr. A Muruganathan, Governor, American College of Physicians(ACP), India Chapter, Dr. Shashank Joshi, President, Indian Academy of Diabetes, Dr. SR Aravind, President, Diabetes India, Dr. Anil Bhoraskar, Scientific Secretary-Diabetic Association of India and Dr. Banshi Saboo, President of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI).
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