The Governor also called for curbing misleading advertisements appearing on television that promise magic cure for diabetes and other ailments.
He was speaking at the inauguration of the 9th Global Healthcare Summit organised by the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) here, a release said.
AAPI is the largest non profit medical organisation in the United States representing 1,00,000 physicians, residents and medical students of India origin.
Addressing the gathering of Indian doctors and specialists from America visiting India, the Governor appealed to them to give their suggestions to address lifestyle diseases like diabetes that have assumed menacing proportions in India.
Former Chief Secretary Jayant Kumar Banthia and President of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin Dr Ravi Jahagirdar also addressed the gathering.
Jahagirdar said one in seven Americans is treated by Indian doctors.

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