Landmark Group raises funds for diabetes cure

INITIArjagtianiLandmark Group, an NRI owned retail and hospitality company and Fitness First a Britain based health club, organised the seventh “Beat Diabetes Walk’ to raise funds and awareness on the condition and promote the benefits of a healthier lifestyle.

Renuka Jagtiani, vice chairperson of the Landmark Group thanked the nearly 17,000 residents who joined the walk and took part in spot fitness challenges that included yoga and body balance classes.

The initiative raised $95,296 which will be donated to the Al Jalila Foundation – a global philanthropic organisation dedicated to transforming lives through medical education and research. Jagtiani said she hopes the initiative continues to inspire people to make a lifestyle change to prevent or better manage the condition.