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Campaigning ends for 6th phase of Lok Sabha polls spread over seven states

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New Delhi: Campaigning ended on Friday in 59 parliamentary constituencies spread over seven states which will go to the polls on Sunday in the penultimate phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise.

 

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Voting will take place for 14 seats in Uttar Pradesh, 10 in Haryana, eight seats each in West Bengal, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh, seven in Delhi and four in Jharkhand.

 

For 6th phase of LS polls campaigning ends in 59 parliamentary constituencies:

 

On the last day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed public meetings at Rohtak in Haryana, Mandi in Himachal Pradesh and Hoshiarpur in Punjab and hit out at Congress over various issues including over Sam Pitroda’s reported remarks “Hua to hua” on 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

 

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BJP President Amit Shah addressed public meetings at Barwala in Hissar and Charkhi Dadri in Haryana while Congress President Rahul Gandhi addressed rallies in Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh.

 

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Do not take diabetes lightly, eyesight can go on forever

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Diabetes can cause diabetic macular edema (DME), a rapidly spreading disease of the retina, which can also cause blindness in a person. People with diabetes have a 25 percent higher risk of blindness than others.

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day (14 November), Dr. Shashank Rai Gupta, an onthalmologist and eye surgeon at Delhi Eye Care, said, “75 percent of diabetic patients coming to my clinic for eye check-up have had a condition of diabetic retinopathy.

Considering the increasing cases of diabetes and diabetic macular edema (DME), we need a strong approach to identify early stage patients. ”

He said, “Diabetics should be alert to their eyes and have eye examinations done at regular intervals so that eye disease can be detected, especially retinal diseases.”

He said, “Diabetic patients should be very vigilant about their eye health. Those of the retina, in particular, should have their vision checked frequently.

The burden of diabetic macular edema (DME) is increasing and we need to adopt a robust approach to identify patients at an early stage. ”

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