Childhood obesity is a forerunner of obesity in adulthood which in turn has a strong association with NCDs such as type 2 Diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

The prevalence of non-communicable diseases (NCD's) such as obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and hypertension is rapidly increasing in urban India.

There is an urgent need to prevent the emerging twin global epidemics of diabetes and obesity known as ‘diabesity’. Intervention at the childhood and adolescent periods would help reduce the morbidity associated with diabetes and obesity in India.

Project ORANGE has been conducted in schools in NOIDA and will reach out to school children between the ages of 6 and 19 years.

Benefits to students / children

  • Brief physical examination by doctor.
  • Height, weight, waist, BP measurements.
  • Nutrition, physical activity, and lifestyle education.
  • Help to bring about positive behavioral changes in children.

Benefits from your school to society

  • Children will spread prevention messages to their family, friends, neighbours, and society.
  • Prevention of diabetes and obesity in will begin at the school level.
  • Improved awareness and knowledge of diabetes, obesity, nutrition, and healthy lifestyles in the community.
  • Children will be messengers in the prevention of diabetes and NCDs.

Benefits to schools and public at large

  • Creating awareness of healthy eating habits, importance of physical activity, reading food labels, etc.
  • Inculcating a healthy lifestyle in your students through educational lectures and activities.
  • Empowering the schools in prevention of diabetes and NCDs.
  • Educational materials like diabetes fliers, booklets, and pamphlets will be given to all children.
  • Chance to participate in inter-school NCD prevention exhibition.

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There is an urgent need to prevent the emerging twin global epidemics of diabetes and obesity known as ‘DIABESITY’. Requests your partnership / sponsorship.


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