Kshitij Shankhdhar, MD, a diabetologist from Lucknow, India, is working with the Uttar Pradesh Madhumeh Association (UPMA) to help establish a charitable diabetes hospital in India and is seeking donations to support the project. (Madhumeh is a Hindi word for diabetes.)
Shankhdhar, working president of UPMA, said the charitable center would include both clinical and teaching facilities and offer low-cost quality diabetes care services and education.
Plans for the facility also include specialized diabetes-related clinics, including those for obesity and podiatry. Those interested in supporting the hospital’s establishment can contact Shankhdhar at consultantdiabe