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Diabetology

Diabetology

Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in the country. It has plagued 50 million people and kills about 4 million people every year. Diabetology department in our hospital addresses various aspects and manifestations of Diabetes.

This Department coordinates with all the other specialties to provide a comprehensive treatment to Diabetics.

  • For Young Diabetic Patients and Gestational Diabetes (Pregnant Woman with Diabetes) Consultation available on all Tuesdays-from 9 AM -12 Noon

One of the major manifestations of Diabetes is the Diabetic Foot.“For every 21 seconds someone is diagnosed with Diabetes and for every 30 seconds a leg is lost to Diabetes” says a statistics. As a preventive measure, Diabetic Foot Care Unit is launched to address this problem.

To create awareness and to facilitate diabetic patients, we have created a unit with all the related specialties under one umbrella. This is a comprehensive and preventive care for diabetic foot.

DIABETIC FOOT CARE COMPRISES:

  • Screening of Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Providing proper footwear for diabetic patients
  • Education regarding foot care
  • Treatment for nail problems
  • Surgical management of complicated diabetic foot
  • Surgical reconstruction of charcot’s
  • Prevention of unnecessary amputations
  • Expert management of saving the limbs
  • Screening of possibilities of foot involvement

OUR FOOT CARE TEAM:

  • Diabetologist
  • General Surgeon
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Plastic Surgeon
  • Dedicated, trained & Qualified nurses in Diabetic foot care
  • Health educator
  • Dietician
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