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June 1, 2018

Reports

Filed under: — IMAMW @ 1:10 am

HYPERTENSION

 

Inspite of summer vacation time, with the zest to be the best in medical field, by understanding the Hypertension, a non communicable disease that is the bread and butter in family physicians clinic, eagerly wanting to know the changing paradigm, upgrading the newer Guidelines in Hypertension, the IMA CGP team under leadership of Dr Akil Contractor and Dr Anand Rao had organized a seminar on the occasion of “World Hypertension Day” on Sunday, 6th May 2018 at IMA Premises from  09.30 am onwards stalwart speakers Dr Yashwant Amberdekar, Dr C K Ponde, Dr Amit Sharma, Dr Ratnaparkhi,Dr Anant Rao enlightened the delegates.

 

More than 200 delegates were updated on the topic of Hypertension including Guidelines,  Medicines, hypertension with different comorbidities, let us guidelines on ideal method of  measuring BP & Ambulatory BP, Management of  Dyslipidemia with a very different approach  stressing on  what are the changes. As per the new guidelines that 130/80 mm hg would be the target BP & try to maintain below 120/80 mm Hg., “Lower the Better”. Statistics, importance of Statins and lifestyle management. More on study centric approach & evidence based approach considering  Indian population.

 

Dr. Rashmikant Sanghvi                         Dr. Subash Gajria                        Dr. Ushma Mashru

       Hon. Secretary                          Asst. Director of Studies                         Hon. Secretary

                                                                                IMA CGP Sub Faculty of IMA MW

 

 

 

 

DERMA UPDATE  2018

 

In the scorching heat of 40  degrees on a  Sunday, 29th April 2018,  IMA Juhu observed more than 200 members  attending CME at IMA hall to learn how to managed this recalcitrant tinea infections that is on the Epidemic  attack on human beings since last 3-4 years. This is a horror for family physicians and nightmare to dermatologists. Under  the able guidance of  Veteran, Dr. D.G. Saple as a speaker and moderator with team of Dr Vidhya Kharker, Dr Rashmikant Shah, Dr Usha Khemani, Dr Sunil  Ghate as Panelists.

 

A panel discussion on many Skin Diseases. The discussion involved  various forms of presentation, spot diagnosis & its prevalence, investigations and treatment by the panelists. 

 

It was a CME with a  difference and was appreciated by one and all. A very Senior Dermatologist and Ex. HOD of Dermatology Dept. – Grant Medical Collage – Dr. Chandrakant Jagavkar  was felicitated with plaque, shreephal and shawl.

 

Were given lot of lucky draws to complete the session the Dermacon was well attended & lot of time devoted to question answer session including spot diagnosis.  The whole session was highly informative.

 

We sincerely thank Dr Akil Contractor, Dr Suhas Kate, Dr Rashmikant Sanghvi and Dr Shobha Ahuja for well-organised and well-managed state of the Art Conference on Dermatology.

 

Dr. Rashmikant Sanghvi                         Dr. Subash Gajria                        Dr. Ushma Mashru

       Hon. Secretary                          Asst. Director of Studies                         Hon. Secretary

                                                                                IMA CGP Sub Faculty of IMA MW

 

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