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Dr. Vishwanath BL

Dr. Vishwanath BL

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MBBS, MD - General Medicine

General Physician

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13 Years Experience Overall

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Consultant physician and diabetologist Special interest in obesity and therapeutic fasting.

Jayanagar, Bangalore

Apollo Hospital

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21/2, Old Number 2, 14th Cross, 3rd Block, Landmark: Near Madhavan Park Circle, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

09:00 - 03:00

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JP Nagar, Bangalore

Cura Hospitals

18,Dodda Kalla Sandra Industrial Area, Bangalore

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05:30 - 07:00

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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

Awards and Recognitions

Paper on HIV and Anemia

Education

MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 2004
MD - General Medicine - Bellary Medical College, 2008

Memberships

Karnataka Medical Council
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
American College of Cardiology

Experience

2008 - 2011 Consultant Physician at Manipal Hospital
2011 - 2015 Consultant Physician at Sagar Hospital

Registrations

68772 Karnataka Medical Council, 2004
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