1991, a group of doctors from Delhi having special interest
in diabetes met together to discuss the cause of growing
no. of diabetics in the world particularly in india.
Shri Sunil Mehra now in Eli Lilly Co. was instrumental
in bringing these doctors together. Dr. M.P. Aggarwal
HOD Diabetes Dept. Safdarjung Hospital , Dr. S.K. Wangnoo
Endocrinologist Apollo Hospital , Dr. A.K. Jhingan from
State Bank Of India , Dr. Ashok Sharma from Escorts
Heart Institute, Dr. V.K.Gujral Diabetologist National
Heart Institute, Dr. B.M.Makkar, Dr. Rajiv Gupta practicing
diabetes in different areas of Delhi formed Delhi Diabetic
Forum, (DDF) and decided to make the abdominal organ
pancreas its logo.
The Members of DDF could be any one, whether doctor
paramedic or any one from public who is interested to
work for diabetes and to bring awareness about diabetes
& its complications. Diabetes patients were also
enrolled as members.