Evidence has shown that we, South Asians face disproportionate burden of chronic illnesses of Heart Disease and Diabetes. These chronic illness and their impact could be described as “Our genes load the gun, and our lifestyle pulls the trigger“.
As we look around our circle of family and friends, most of us have a personal experience and are touched by these chronic illnesses and its severe impact. Those of us who may be affected by these conditions may already be receiving their health care from competent medical team. Besides medical care, these risks can be reduced and conditions can be improved by Lifestyle changes. Lifestyle changes can also be implemented as a preventative measures to avoid future problems and onset of these illnesses.
Date / Time: Sunday, January 3rd, 2021 at 10:00 AM EST – 90-minute presentations including Q&A
Presenters: Mr. Amit Akkad, Lifestyle Ambassador and Director of ICC
Mr. Girish Mehta, Founder & Exec. Director, ICC
- Review the problem that we, South Asians, uniquely face and its seriousness because of our genes
- Discuss a path to identify personal risks based on comprehensive testing and most importantly a program to mitigate these risks. Leading to a Healthier and Happier life!
- Introduce you to Indian Circle for Caring USA Inc., (ICC) – a unique volunteer organization serving our community for past 13 years.
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Presenters for this webinar
Mr. Akkad is Director of ICC and Lifestyle Ambassador. Amit is an Experienced Global Executive, having managed multimillion-dollar global businesses as Vice President and General Manager in the videoconferencing industry. He is a recognized business leader with excellent strategic, analytical, communications and operational skills. He is currently associated with a start-up company in robotics.
Amit is serving community over the past three years through ICC. He has also been working with multiple NGOs to educate and inspire children of rural (Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes) communities in India for past several years.
Mr. Girish Mehta is an experienced business professional who founded Indian Circle for Caring USA, Inc. in 2013 to help fellow community members in need for Health Care, Medical, Death and Bereavement support either on planned basis or emergency needs. His passion and leadership has had a huge impact on the Indian community in the USA and India. ICC has served over 1000 families, worked with many regional and national organizations to server our fellow community members in need.