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Swetha is our idhayangal star of the year

God bless 4 year old Swetha from deep forest area of Sathyamangalam, showing enormous positivity discipline and determination in maintaining her A1c levels consistently at 6.5 percent for a year, firmly refuses any junk food day in and out, always a happy radiant smile, Swetha is our idhayangal star of the year

Sree Deeksha is idhayangal star of the month

God bless Sree Deeksha from Salem district, recovered from a major diabetic emergency admission recently, putting adults to shame by her superb positivity and enthusiasm inspite of being on 4 times a day insulin, maintaining her A1c at 7, showing other idhayangal children how to do fingerprick glucose testing with such innocence and eloquence, Sree Deeksha is idhayangal star of the month

Lavanya is idhayangal star of the month

Exactly 4 months ago Lavanya, single mother of 2 year old, was staring at the jaws of death with advanced kidney failure due to uncontrolled diabetes and challenging socioeconomic circumstances, yesterday full of life after a life saving kidney transplant courtesy of her mother and all supporters of idhayangal, everyone of you,just one message from idhayangal led to all our well wishers opening their purses and hearts, Lavanya conveys her heartfelt thanks to all of you, we are immensely humbled by your love and consideration for our deserving underprivileged with type 1diabetes, everyone of you are idhayangal stars of the month

Sandhya is a true idhayangal super star of the month

Sandhya from deep interior Salem district, showing utmost graciousness, determination and discipline against all odds in life, hearing and speech impairment since childhood, brittle type 1diabetes needing 100 units insulin per day, poverty, illiterate parents, inflammatory bowel disease needing high dose steroids, not sure whether we can cope with one of the above, always a radiant smile, keeping her A1c at 7 percent on four times a day insulin, Sandhya is a true idhayangal super star of the month

Malar is idhayangal star of the month

Malar showing great maturity beyond her years celebrating her birthday at Idhayangal by presenting us a plant pot, this child battled glucoses more than 700 when we first saw her, multiple diabetic coma admissions and poverty, now maintaining A1c 7 percent, Malar is idhayangal star of the month for her graciousness, determination and taking the fight back to type 1 diabetes swami

Pratish is idhayangal star of the month

Young Pratheesh from deep interior Tiruvanamalai district, all of 4 years of age showing the same fearlessness in effortlessy holding a massive cow four times his size donated by idhayangal as part of Project Sakthi, sustainable livelihood Project, as he has shown battling difficult brittle type 1diabetes taking 4 times a day insulins, the determination in his face shows Type1 diabetes is no match for his awesome attitude, Pratish is idhayangal star of the month

Dharani and her little bundle of Joy are idhayangal stars of the month

From Chennai to Kanyakumari, Kerala, Karnataka and Delhi, Idhayangal had supported 1600 underprivileged children with type 1diabetes in 2023. Mind boggling 23 lac insulin shots, 1 lac insulin cartridges, 20 lac glucose strips, 1600 glucometers, 10 lacs painfree 4mm ultrafine needles, 250 insulin pumps, 30000 insulin pump consumables, 600 fridges, 100 children education, 40 cow donations, 100 sewing machines for upskillment of mothers all translating to more than 95 percent reduction in diabetic emergency admissions and mortality, more importantly a hope in the eyes of the child and their parents that they too can lead a normal healthy productive life, all this is possible because of your extreme generosity good will and support, on behalf of all our deserving underprivileged children with type 1diabetes and Team Idhayangal we sincerely thank you for giving us the opportunity to fight this battle where the award and the reward is the work itself Swami

Jayapriya is idhayangal star of the month

A privilege for Team Idhayangal to be a part of a simple marriage ceremony of Jayapriya at Maruthamalai temple, showing huge determination to battle brittle type 1diabetes, crunching poverty, bedbound dad to finish her college education, maintain A1c of 7 on insulin pump courtesy Idhayangal well wishers, it was a special melting moment when Jayapriya wanted us to hand the mangal sutra, please join us in wishing the couple all the very best, Jayapriya and her mother are Idhayangal stars of the month

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From Chennai to Kanyakumari, Kerala, Karnataka and Delhi, Idhayangal had supported 1600 underprivileged children with type 1diabetes in 2023. Mind boggling 23 lac insulin shots, 1 lac insulin cartridges, 20 lac glucose strips, 1600 glucometers, 10 lacs painfree 4mm ultrafine needles, 250 insulin pumps, 30000 insulin pump consumables, 600 fridges, 100 children education, 40 cow donations, 100 sewing machines for upskillment of mothers all translating to more than 95 percent reduction in diabetic emergency admissions and mortality, more importantly a hope in the eyes of the child and their parents that they too can lead a normal healthy productive life, all this is possible because of your extreme generosity good will and support, on behalf of all our deserving underprivileged children with type 1diabetes and Team Idhayangal we sincerely thank you for giving us the opportunity to fight this battle where the award and the reward is the work itself Swami

Dushyanth is idhayangal star of the month

Dushyanth all of 4 years showing great spirit and determination in fighting type 1diabetes for 2 years now, 4 times daily insulins has not dented the morale of this bright kid, sporting a huge smile and showing the traditional Tamilnadu vanakkam with folded hands, A1c 6.9 percent from 12, Dushyanth is idhayangal star of the month

Sivasankari is idhayangal star of the month

God bless Sivasankari from Pondicherry, this awesome child had gone through a serious infection in her right hand narrowly escaping amputation, challenging type 1diabetes, depths of poverty, showing huge compassion by collecting and donating 345 rupees for idhayangal during our recent Pondy visit, heart melting moments to see such kindness compassion and generosity under the most adverse circumstances, Sivasankari is idhayangal star of the month

Veerasai Sri is idhayangal star of the month

God bless Veerasai Sri, battling the most difficult circumstances for a young child, brittle type 1 diabetes, relentless 4 times insulin injections, poverty, single mother, none of this has dented this child's passion to help, this kid was with me for 6 hours in our recent Chennai camp, helping the team with little chores, refusing to leave inspite of mother's pleas, last child to leave the camp, receiving our goody bag and star of the month award, Idhayangal's future is in safe hands with stars like Veerasai Sri, God bless this child who gives everything she has when we wrongly presume she has nothing to give

Rakshana is idhayangal star of the month

Our hearts skipped a beat seeing Rakshana walk into our clinic recently, exactly 3 months ago, this child was brought with severe diabetic coma 30 minutes away from jaws of death, Rakshana fought the battle of her life fighting severe diabetic ketoacidodis with idhayangal support, looking so happy receiving idhayangal's cap award and set of colour pencils, has brought her A1c down from 13 to 7.7 within 3 months on 4 times insulins and fierce food discipline, Rakshanas smile is Idhayangal's award and reward, Rakshana is idhayangal star of the month

Lavanya deeply humbled by your support

Lavanya 27 years old (single) mother of 2 yr old Alfreda, needs urgent renal transplant, extremely difficult financial circumstances, Idhayangal is raising Rs 10 lacs for assessment surgery and postoperative treatment, No contribution is small, kindly pass this to like minded family friends, kindly ignore if not keen or seen this message yesterday, idhayangal charitable trust Account number 6517087788 Indian bank IFSC code IDIB000K169 Kmch goldwins branch funds only in INR from banks registered in india kindly reference Lavanya deeply humbled by your support and consideration

Isaipriya is the idhayangal star of the year

Isaipriya full of happiness and joy receiving idhayangal's pink balloon award for 2023 for maintaining all A1c levels at 7 percent throughout the year, No mean feat at 4 years of age with type 1diabetes diagnosed when she was 9 months old, her ever radiant smile and happy attitude on 4 times day insulin and relentless fingerprick for glucoses is a lesson to all of us, Isaipriya is the idhayangal star of the year

Happy New Year 2024

Happy New Year wishes to all of you from our deserving children families Team Idhayangal and our partners, 1700 underprivileged children with type 1diabetes across India supported with best insulins glucometers glucose strips insulin pumps education all because of your support and wishes, more than 95 percent reduction in hospital admissions and mortality across our partner hospitals, above photo from Tanjore end of year camp, rewarding to see Happy children with families, have an awesome 2024

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