Yoga can control diabetes: PM Modi

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Chandigarh, June 21: Yoga can control diabetes if not eliminate it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday,June 21.

Addressing a gathering of yoga enthusiasts here, the prime minister said a public movement should be started through yoga to address the problem of diabetes in our country.

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He urged those pursuing yoga to focus on the subject of diabetes before the third event of the UN-recognized day is celebrated next year.

"This should be the main focus for the whole year. The number of diabetes cases is increasing. I don't know if we can eliminate diabetes through yoga but we can definitely control it," Modi said.

"If through yoga we can give relief to a small percentage of people suffering from diabetes this year, we can we pick up another disease next year.

"To ensure better health, we can address a new disease every year," he said.

IANS

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