The free clinic at Ambattur, located at west of Chennai is conducted every month on second and fourth Sundays. Thousands of patients regularly visits and receive free blood glucose testing, consultation and medicines. A team of Diabetologist, Eye consultant, Dietitian, Fitness trainer. Optometrist and technician provide the services. Blood glucose test (every visit) and eye testing (at periodic interval) is done for the all patients registered for the day.They receive an individualized treatment advice from diabetologist and eye doctor. As diabetes is being a life style disorder, diet, exercise and patient knowledge play a vital role to keep the blood glucose within a normal range. Therefore in addition to issue of free medicines diet advice, diabetes education and exercise classes were offered to those patients visiting the clinic.
The same kind of service (except eye consultation) is offered to poor diabetic patients in one more location at Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai. Every month on fourth Sunday free diabetes clinic is conducted. They receive free blood glucose testing, consultation and supply of medicines