Diabetology aims to provide the best possible patient care by incorporating the latest therapeutic advances for the prevention and management of Diabetes. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder wherein the human body stops producing or fails to properly utilize insulin, a hormone that is required to convert sugar, starches, and other food into energy. Diabetes is characterized by constant high levels of blood glucose (sugar).
The major effects of diabetes mellitus being long-term damages, dysfunctions and failure of various organs in the human body. Thus, Diabetes can lead to serious complications and premature deaths. With appropriate evaluation, guidance and precautions taken in time as per consultation with the doctor can be of immense help to control the disease and lower the risk of complications.
In Diabetology department of Karuna Hospital we provide services which include diagnosis, treatment and follow-ups. Not only do we help in regulating medication dosages and timings, but also we are equipped with excellent facilities to deal with the potential consequences of diabetes and many other associated diseases. Complications of Diabetes are dealt within the hospital in association with the Endocrinologist. We undertake care for diabetic renal diseases, diabetic eye diseases, obesity management, diabetic neuropathies.
We have found out over the years that Gestational Diabetes (This is a type of Diabetes which is diagnosed during pregnancy) is on the rise. For this, our Endocrinologists in consultation with our obstetricians and Dietary Specialists attend to these patients with the aim of providing a positive outcome for the concerned mother and child.
This Department comprises of a dedicated team of well trained professionals working relentlessly to provide the best possible guidance to resolve and address conditions such as Glucose Assessments & Control, Childhood Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes, Obesity, Weight reduction in Diabetes, Diabetic Nephropathy, Diabetic Neuropathy, Diabetic Foot, Diabetic Retinopathy. We also carry out subsequent Patient Education & Counseling Services.