Guwahati, Dec. 21: Most of the media persons and their families in the city maintain satisfactory health status. According to a series of blood tests, conducted recently at Guwahati Press Club (GPC) for the benefit of its members along with their close relatives, nearly 90 percent of the participants showed good result in the tests of thyroid stimulating hormone, haemoglobin, blood sugar, uric acid and creatinine.
“Out of 60 participants in the TSH test, conducted by Dispur Hospitals on 25 November and 9 December, ten individuals showed thyroid disorder. Some others have shown the tendency to cross the limit, but they might manage the disorder with physicians’ guidelines,” said a GPC statement.
Meanwhile over 65 participants in the 16 December camp, organized by the city based Apollo Hospitals information centre, showed satisfactory result in the haemoglobin test. However eight out of them were diagnosed with high uric acid, five with blood sugar and two with creatinine, added the statement. All the participants can get their blood reports from the office of the press club. They may also consult with the attending physician at the weekly Evening with a Doctor program on 23 December for necessary advices. The OPD clinic will start at 3pm and continue till 5 pm at the press club premises. Till date, the unique healthcare initiative has been supported by Apollo Chennai Hospital, SIMS Hospital Chennai, Manipal Bangalore Hospital, Fortis Hospital Bangalore, Medanta the Medicity Hospital, Down Town Hospital, GNRC Hospitals, Nemcare Hospital, Hayat Hospital,
Ayursundra Hospital, Sun Valley Hospital, Barthakur Clinic, Wintrobe Hospital, Narayana Hospital etc.