Diabetes Mellitus Workshop for Dental Professionals

Diabetes Mellitus Workshop for Dental Professionals

Karachi: A workshop entitled “Diabetes Mellitus for Dental Health Care Professionals” was organized by the Department of Oral Pathology and General Medicine, University of Bahria Health Sciences Campus – Karachi (BUHSC-K), on 1 September 2022.

Head of Department of Oral Pathology, Prof. Dr. Daud Mirza and Head of Department of General Medicine, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sajid Abbas Jaffri led the entire event. Other notable faculty members who were involved in organizing the event were Dr. Afsheen Maqsood, Dr. M Shahrukh Khan Sadiq, Dr. Jaweria Zeeshan and Dr. Samra Faheem.

The event began with an informative lecture by Prof. Dr. Daud Mirza which focused on exploring the relationship between diabetes mellitus and oral health. This was followed by a holistic lecture, given by Prof. Dr. Muhammad Sajid Abbas Jaffri, which encompassed the pathogenesis, management and treatment of diabetes mellitus.

Then, a hands-on practice was organized for the students to enhance the learning experience. The whole event was highly praised by Prof. Dr. Wahab Buksh Kadri from Senior Dental College and Prof. Dr. Kulsoom Fatima Rizvi from Deputy Senior Dental College who collectively praised the dedication of the organizers and their sincere efforts to raise awareness among oral health students. BUHSC-K is committed to hosting more of these beneficial events for its patients in the future. The event was sponsored by Novo Nordisk.