Vol.1, issue 15, 24th May 2013

Preventing heat disorders (Dr K K Aggarwal)

During summer, susceptible children and adolescents can develop heat stroke, which can even lead to death if not identified and treated in time.

  • The heat index is more important than the atmospheric temperature. A 42 degree temperature may feel like 46 degree if the heat index is high.
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sun when the temperature is high. Use an umbrella if you need to go out.
  • Wear light cotton clothes to avoid heat absorption.


Spiritual Blog

2% versus 10% sugar

White sugar is a slow poison. In our ancient Indian era, people used to consume either sugarcane juice, jagry or brown sugar (khand). There is no mention of use of refined white sugar. White sugar has high glucose index and is slow poison as over a period of time, it is responsible for high levels of insulin in the blood and subsequently, insulin resistance. …More

Last week’s blogs

Who is responsible for subordinates’ mistakes?
Should Sanjay Dutt be pardoned?
Loose talks can be dangerous
What is The significance of Silence?
The Very Purpose Of Life Is To Face Sufferings.
Self-esteem in Mythology
Why do we close our eyes during pooja?

Wellness Update

How to make bones strong

Bones are empty and in a typically adult male, the whole skeleton weighs less than 3 kg. Everyone builds bone up to the age of 30, and then, the process of bone resorption begins. It is, therefore, important for children to build strong bones so that they are not susceptible to fractures when they grow old. Here are some tips: …More

Last week’s blogs

Porcine Whipworm Ova Safe for Treatment of IBD
Exercise reduces Depression
Excess Fat around the Waist May Increase Death Risk for Women
Match and spot fixing in Cricket – Loophole and grey areas
Five a Day
Heart Patients Beware of Summer

eMedi Humour

Priceless definitions

Dust: Mud with the juice squeezed out.

Ask Dr KK

How often to repeat BMD test for osteoporosis?

  • Assessment of fracture risk in all adults is important.
  • BMD-independent risk factors are advanced age, previous fragility fracture, glucocorticoids, risk of falls, smoking, alcohol, and family history of fracture.
  • Screen with BMD in all women 65 years of age and older
  • Screen with BMD in postmenopausal women less than 65 years if one of the above risk factors is present
  • Do not perform
  • routine BMD measurements in premenopausal women
  • Do not perform routine BMD measurements in all men.


HCFI Activities
  1. 22nd May: HCFI Executive Meeting


Workshop on How to be Happy and Healthy

CPR 10 Camp - Bahadur Garh, 9th May 2013

CPR 10 Camp - Bal Bharti Public School, Dwarka, 30th April 2013

Continuing Medical and Public Education Programs

13th May: Sunday Class with Student


CPR Classes: persons trained (601 trained)

Total CPR since 1st November 2012 – 50457 trained

TV and Radio Coverage

Zero Hour: Dr KK Aggarwal talks about correct CPR practices

Video Chats and uploads

Cardiac Surgery

Dr Rakesh Yadav on How to Choose a stent

Mitral Surgery

Dr Kewal C Goswami on Mitral Surgery Update


Dr Sanjay Tyagi on Hyptetension Update


Sh. Prem Bhatia on Singing and Medical Profession

CPR 10

one more life saved

Prem Bhatia Endorses CPR 10

Padma Awardee Forum

Dr Ganesh Mani and Manju Mani Giving a Performance in Padma Awardees Meet

Dr JM Hans Giving a Performance in Padma Awardees Meet

Dr Raman Kapoor Giving a Performance in Padma Awardees Meet

Dr Yash Gulati Giving a Performance in Padma Awardees Meet

Dr Ashok Seth Giving a Performance in Padma Awardees Meet

HCFI Working group/Executive/ Board Meetings
Minutes of meeting of HCFI Working group:

Social Interactions

18th May: Padma Meet

Awards and Laurels

Discounted and Free services (Total Worth Rs.85650) and Rs. 3002850/- since 23rd May 2013

  1. Free Consultation:
    • Sunday, 19th May: 4 free consultations by Dr K K Aggaarwal (Worth Rs 8000)
    • Monday, 20th May: 1 free consultation by Dr K K Aggarwal (Worth Rs. 2000)
    • Tuesday, 21st May: 2 free consultation by Dr K K Aggarwal (Worth Rs 4000)
    • Thursday, 23rd May: 1 free consultation by Dr K K Aggarwal (Worth Rs. 2000)
  2. Free ECGs during the week: 8 worth Rs. 800
  3. Free path lab services during the week 8750
  4. Free CPR service during the week 60100
Donation Received

All Donations exempted under Section 80 G of IT Act (1961)

FCRA Reg No. 23165097

Media advocacy through Print Media

18th May: Saha Times

18th May: Virat Bharat

20th May: Punjaab Kesri

20th May: Saha Times

20th May: Veer Arjun

21st May: Veer Arjun

22nd May: Veer Arjun

Media advocacy through Web Media

Smoker Diabetics more likely to have Severe Hypoglycemia 24th may


Two or more drugs may interact with each other 22nd may


Five a day 21st may


Women who eat lot of meat prone to weight gain 20th May


Excess Fat around the Waist May Increase Death Risk for Women 19th may


HCFI Tie Ups

Contact for discount slips hcfi.1986@gmail.com for the same (no registration charges).

Forthcoming activities:
  1. 29th September -Dil Ka Darbar at MAMC
  2. 20th Perfect Health Mela from 18th Oct to 22nd Oct at different locations
  3. 20th Perfect Health Mela from 23rd Oct to 27th Oct at Constitution Club of India
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