Ever since the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014, India has been flooded with various new policies one after the other. Beginning from the Jan Dhan Yojana, to other schemes like Make in India, Swachchh Bharat Mission and Digital India Mission, these policies have led to rapid growth and development. One such policy centered towards healthcare in India is Ayushman Bharat Yojana which is India’s largest Health Insurance Scheme.
India currently represents 49 percent of the world’s diabetes burden, with an estimated 422 million cases, a figure expected to almost double to 134 million by 2025. Diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease, characterized by the inability of the pancreas in the human body to either produce sufficient insulin or to use it efficiently. Insulin is a hormone made by the pancreas, that acts like a key to let glucose from the food we eat pass from the blood stream into the cells in the body to produce energy.