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15th Diabetes Awareness Walk 2012
The 15th Annual Diabetes Awareness Walk held on Sunday, the 7th Dec 2012 at Baqai Medical University Karachi, in connection with the World Diabetes Day.

The purpose of this annual event of BIDE is to create and enhance public Awareness on diabetes and on the primary prevention of diabetes & its complications.

People started gathering at the venue of the walk from 08:00am. The gathering had grown to a huge congregation of nearly 1200 people by 09:00 am when the walk started.

The walk was inaugurated by Prof F.U Baqai - The Chancellor of Baqai Medical Universit, Prof Zahida Baqai - Vice-Chancellor of Baqai Medical University,Prof Abdul Basit - Director of Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology,Prof Dr. Rubina Hakeem - Principal and Professors Nutrition and Dietetics RLAK College of Home Economics Karachi and Honorary Lead Dietetics Baqai Institute of Diabetes Baqai University Karachi.

The BIDE team was lead by various consultants of the institute namely Prof. Yakoob Ahmedani, Prof. Shakil Baig, Dr. Zahid Miyan and Dr. Asher Fawwad, doctors, paramedics and other staff working at BIDE participated in the walk along with their families.

People from all walks of life actively participated in the walk and found it to be a very useful and productive event regarding creating health awareness in masses.