SKN Gala to focus on Diabetes tonight. Mandira Bedi, Vikas Khanna, Charlie Kimball to attend

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New Jersey, Sept 28: It’s another Jaw-dropper, An evening to shine, not to be missed by SKN. Have only positive Expectation, the event flyer reads, spelling out the acronym HOPE. True to that spirit, the SKN annual gala this year, to be held on Friday evening at the  Marigold in Somerset, NJ will engage noted celebrities who have had close encounters with Diabetes and recount their experiences with the same to Celebrity Host Mandira Bedi.

The global prevalence of diabetes among adults over 18 years of age has risen from 4.7% in 1980 to 8.5% in 2014. Diabetes prevalence has been rising more rapidly in middle- and low-income countries. … In 2015, an estimated 1.6 million deaths were directly caused by diabetes. This allows for growing concern regarding lifestyle management to control this slow killer which is sweeping across the world like an epidemic.

Model, actor and activist, Mandira Bedi will on Friday evening indulge in a dialogue with top chef Vikas Khanna—Judge of Masterchef India, Cookbook writer, restaurateur and filmmaker  and Charlie Kimball –Indy car series drives on being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes and being a speed racer without letting the lifestyle disease affect his life.

The SKN Grand Gala this year is being organized by the dedicated board members and the staff list of the names goes as Dr.Naveen Mehrotra Moti Mehrotra Sunil Bagaria Sanjeev Bagaria Praveen Mehrotra Alka Agarwal Sonalika Ahuja Kamal Arora Sonal Bagaria Suman Bagaria Jeanie Beri Anil Dadheech Srinivas Ganagoni Dr. Geetha Ghai Dr.Rajendea Ghai Urvashi Mishra Dr.Satish Mullick Dr.Meena Murthy Dr.Sunil Parikh Jigna Rao Dr.Neha Saraiya Ritesh Shah Sanjay Shah Karan Virmani Dr.Arun Karpur Tripti Bhaskaran Vasu Gudimella Puneet Bhargava Jagdish Talreja Sabuha Qureshi-Din  and many more keeping in mind the rising incidence of Diabetes among young adults worldwide. With every 5th person in the world being a diabetic and the incidence of the same increasing every day, it was only pertinent that this year’s the theme revolves around Diabetes Prevention, care, and support with the celebrity guests.

Adam Rizvi

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