Edition: Hyderabad | Date : November 14, 2020It is unfortunate that in a country where diabetes is on the verge of becoming an epidemic, people are still ignorant about the implications of diabetes. It is important to understand that diabetes has no cure. But it can be managed or kept in check with a right combination of healthy foods and regular physical activity. And, remember it’s going to be a lifetime regimen. So, just make it a habit and watch out for aggravating symptoms. In view of the growing numbers of heart and diabetes risk across different age groups in India, it was imperative to analyse metro cities versus tier 1 or tier 2 city risk assessment of diabetes and heart diseases. A two part study comprising questionnaire-based interviews and HbA1c (Average Glucose level) and Lipid profile Tests, conducted to understand perception of people towards heart health versus actual numbers of people at heart risk.