August 13, 2011: Type 1 Diabetes special workshop with Rebecca Vitale:
Venue: Hotel Sabari park, Poojapura,Trivandrum.
Special lecture by Ms. Rebecca Vitale, 2nd year medical student from Yale University, USA was the highlight of the Type 1 Diabetes Special workshop organized by Jothydev's Diabetes Research Center at Sabari Park, Poojapura, Trivandrum. A research trainee at JDC, Ms. Vitale narrated her painstaking experience of living with diabetes since the age of 7 and how it triggered the researcher in her. Her lecture inspired the type 1 gathering on how this disorder can be made into a strength than a disability. An exciting quiz session followed by a discussion on diet by Ms. Geethu Sanal (Chief Dietitian, JDC) and lectures by Dr. Arun Shankar (Consultant, JDC) and Dr. Jothydev Kesavadev made the session a worthy experience. Noted film actor Maniyan Pillai Raju was the chief guest and distributed prizes to winners of the diabetes quiz program.

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