|Dr. Sachin Deshmukh and Dr. Avanish Thanawala launched SSY diabetic study a research project to evaluate effect of life style modification for diabetics. It includes the theory and practical application of:1) Yogasana2) Pranayama
4) Right food habits
Dr.Sachin Deshmukh worked as Chief Medical Coordinatorfor SSY Diabetes Study (One year Research program), which was conducted in 1999 by Rishi Samskruti Vidya Kendra.Siddha Samadhi Yoga is a Training Program founded by Guruji Rishi Prabhakar, and Dr Avanish Thanawala was the Research Coordinator for the same.
Pilot Session was launched on 8th December at Udyan Prasad Karyalaya, off. Tilak Road, Pune in the presence of more than 700 participants and more than forty consultants and doctors. This program was conducted for the full year 1999, with regular follow ups of diabetics and to evaluate SSY for the control and prevention of diabetes.
It was a very successful study with regular attendance of more than 100 diabetics (once a month education program by specialists like Dietician , General Surgeon, Ophthalmic Surgeon etc for 5 hours) and once a week follow up for teaching and practicing yoga, discussion, counseling , where the latest scientific knowledge , alternative therapies, dietetics and nutrition, music, art as a therapy were introduced as an integrated approach tailored individually by exposing participants in a group as well individual counseling. Work on the project continues till date.