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Dr. Aravinda J

Dr. Aravinda J

MBBS, DNB - General Medicine, MRCP (UK)

Internal Medicine

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24 Years Experience Overall  (19 years as specialist)

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Dr. Aravinda J is a Diabetologist,Obesity Specialist and Internal Medicine and has an experience of 24 years in these fields. He completed MBBS from University Of Mysore, India in 1996,DNB - General Medicine from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India in 2001 and MRCP (UK) from Royal College Of Physicians, London University, UK in 2007. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA).

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Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a diabetologist?

A: Diabetologist is an endocrinologist doctor who has specialized training in metabolic disorders to treat patients with diabetes and its complications.

Q: When do I need to see a dibetologist?

A: When a person with diabetes is suffering from recurring low blood sugar or having very high blood sugar, which can not be managed with the care of a general physician then one should go to a diabetologist. When there is a family history of diabetes or when one notices symptoms like repeated infections, wounda that dont heal, excessive thirst or hunger, one should see a diabetologist.

Q: Are diabetologists and dieticians the same?

A: A diabetologist helps patients to control high blood sugar with dietary changes and medication. However, a dietician is a specialist who is trained to plan your diet depending upon your health and nutritional requirements to manage and achieve your health goals.

Q: Should I go to a diabetologist for weight loss?

A: A diabetologist can help to manage low or high blood sugar levels but is not specialized for weight loss therapy.

Q: Can a diabetologist treat diabetes insipidus?

A: No, diabetologist is trained to diagnose and treat diabetes mellitus, but he can not treat diabetes inspires.

Specializations

Education

MBBS - University Of Mysore, India, 1996
DNB - General Medicine - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, India, 2001
MRCP (UK) - Royal College Of Physicians, London University, UK, 2007

Memberships

Indian Medical Association (IMA)

Registrations

46221 Karnataka Medical Council, 1996
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