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Dr. Lakshmikanth N

General Physician

Special Interest in Diabetology

15 years experience overall
  
700 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Raja Selvarajan

General Physician

Special Interest in Diabetology

17 years experience overall
  
750 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. KVS Mahesh

General Physician

Special Interest in Diabetology

27 years experience overall
  
700 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Satish Kumar S

Diabetologist
29 years experience overall
  
1050 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Purnima K

Internal Medicine

Special Interest in Diabetology

17 years experience overall

Dr. Umesh Gupta

Internal Medicine

Special Interest in Diabetology

20 years experience overall
  
800 Consultation fee at clinic

Dr. Anusha N D

Diabetologist
12 years experience overall

Dr. Narendra BS

Diabetologist
23 years experience overall

Dr. Shivaprasad C

Diabetologist
21 years experience overall
  
700 Consultation fee at clinic
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Dr. Muhammad Ameen

General Physician

Special Interest in Diabetology

20 years experience overall
  
500 Consultation fee at clinic

Diabetologist

Best Diabetologists In Bangalore

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Diabetologist in Bangalore

Who is a Diabetologist?

Diabetologists are medical professionals and Endocrinologists who have specialized training in metabolic disorders. Diabetologists help the patients to lower their blood glucose or sugar levels through medications, lifestyle modifications, exercises, and diet. They work closely with diabetic educators, nurses, renal physicians, podiatrists, and ophthalmologists to educate, treat, and monitor the patients.


What are the qualifications of a Diabetologist?

A 5-year medical degree [MBBS] that is recognized by the General Medical Council and a 2-year foundation course of general training are the basic requirements for an individual to be a doctor. However, following are the specialties or extra qualifications required to be a Diabetologist:

  • Fellowship in Diabetology(Boston School of Medicine, USA)
  • Diploma in Diabetes/Endocrinology (Middlesex University)
  • Diplomate in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD)(Madras Medical College)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD)(University of Leicester, UK)
  • Ph.D. in Liberal Studies in Diabetology (Trinity College)
  • Diploma in Diabetology (Maharashtra University of Health Science)
  • Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University)
  • MMSc - Diabetology
  • CCT - Endocrinology and Diabetes MellitusFellowship in Diabetology(Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA)
  • DM - Endocrinology
  • DNB - Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism


How often should I visit a Diabetologist?

Patients who are suffering from diabetes should consult a Diabetologist at least once in 3 to 4 months or as directed by the doctor. A healthy individual can consult a Diabetologist once in a year to check his/her sugar levels.


Why should an individual consult a Diabetologist?

If an individual is suffering from any of the following medical conditions or diseases, then he/she should consult a Diabetologist.

  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic disorders
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Diabetic renal disease
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Diabetic eye disease
  • Obesity


Are Diabetologists and Endocrinologists the same?

Diabetologists are medical professionals who treat people suffering from diabetes and Endocrinologists are the doctors who specialize in treating all diseases that affect the endocrine organs. However, Endocrinologists can also treat diabetic patients, as diabetes is one of the medical conditions in endocrinology.


Can Diabetologists treat thyroid disorders?

Endocrinologists are specialized doctors who treat patients with hormonal imbalance and metabolic disorders. However, Diabetologists are certified Endocrinologists who can treat thyroid disorders.


Can Diabetologists cure renal disease?

Diabetologists may not treat renal diseases like urinary tract infections, glomerulonephritis, kidney stones, or polycystic kidney disease, etc. However, diabetic nephropathy can be treated by a Diabetologist by controlling blood sugar levels and blood pressure.

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