Diabetes educators: An endeavor to Skill India and to keep India Fit

A major reason behind this rapid increase in diabetes is lack of awareness about the disease and its causes like poor lifestyle condition. To compound matters, availability of trained medical professionals is not commensurate with the increase in the numbers of the afflicted. Taking serious note of the situation, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) introduced the concept of Diabetes Educators. Diabetes educators are healthcare professional who focus on educating / training people with (or at risk of) diabetes. As counsellors, these educators do not only play a quintessential role in raising awareness about the disease but also act as a bridge

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