Dr. Guruprasad Udupi is a consultant diabetologist & endocrinologist based in Bangalore, practicing at Mallige medical center (crescent road) and Dialife diabetes, thyroid & endocrinology center (Vidyaranyapura).Dr. Udupi obtained the postgraduate diploma in diabetology from amrita institute of medical sciences and research center, cochin, in 2006. Prior to that, he completed the DNB (internal medicine) examination in 2003 from Bangalore, Baptist hospital, and MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore, in 2001. In 2004, Dr. Udupi completed a fellowship in emergency medicine at st. John's medical college and hospital in Bangalore. He has done diploma in endocrinology followed by masters in endocrinology from a university of Southwales, UK. Dr. Guruprasad Udupi is well trained and adequately experienced in handling the subcutaneous insulin pump (Medtronic) and continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS). He is among the first doctors to have managed diabetes in pregnant mothers using the insulin pump.One of Dr. Udupi's areas of interest are mitochondrial dysfunction and type 2 diabetes mellitus - with a view to finding ways to improve mitochondrial biogenesis to prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus. Another of his interest areas is the prevention of Charcot foot by finding a way to reduce pedal osteolytic hyperactivity in diabetic patients with autonomic neuropathy and arteriovenous shunting.Dr. Guruprasad Udupi has several publications to his credit, including a book titled multiple choice questions in diabetes mellitus.