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Dr. Guruprasad Udupi

Dr. Guruprasad Udupi

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MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD)(Madras Medical College)

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Diabetologist

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General Physician

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18 Years Experience Overall  (13 years as specialist)

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Dr. Guruprasad Udupi is a consultant diabetologist & endocrinologist based in Bangalore, practicing at Mallige Medical Centre (Crescent Road) and Dialife diabetes, thyroid & endocrine centre (Vidyaranyapura)Dr. Udupi obtained the postgraduate diploma in Diabetology from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Cochin, in 2006. Prior to that he worked at Bangalore Baptist Hospital as the DNB (Internal Medicine) resident and MBBS from JSS Medical College, Mysore, in 2001. In 2004, Dr. Udupi has done fellowship in emergency medicine at St. John's Medical College and hospital in Bangalore. He has done postgraduate diploma and masters in endocrinology from University of South Wales, UK.Dr. Guruprasad Udupi is well trained and adequately experienced in handling the subcutaneous insulin pump (medtronics) and continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMS). He is among the first doctors to have managed diabetes in pregnant ladies using the insulin pump.One of Dr. Udupi's areas of interest is 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 prevention of charcot foot by finding a way to reduce pedal osteolytic hyperactivity in diabetic patients with autonomic neuropathy and arteriovenous shunting. He is also has his main clinical interest in treating thyroid cancers.Dr. Guruprasad Udupi has several publications to his credit, including a book titled multiple choice questions in diabetes mellitus.

Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore

Dialife Diabetes,Thyroid & Endocrine Centre

5.0

962,1st Floor, BEL Layout, Vidyaranyapura Main Road, Landmark: Above Canara Bank & Near Krishna Hotel, Bangalore

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Mon - Tue, Thu, Sat

10:00 - 01:00
06:00 - 08:00

Wed, Fri

10:00 - 01:00

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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.

Services

General Health Check up
Master Health Check up
Executive Diabetes Health Check Up
Comprehensive Diabetes Health Check Up
Diabetic Eye Test.
Thyroid Disease in Children

Education

MBBS - J.S.S Medical College, Mysore, 2001
Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD)(Madras Medical College) - Amrita Institute Of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Ernakulam, 2006

Experience

2006 - 2007 Diabetologist at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre
2007 - Present Diabetologist at Mallige Medical Centre
2009 - Present Diabetologist at Dialife Diabetes Care Centre
2011 - 2012 Diabetologist at M V Centre for Diabetes

Registrations

63387 Karnataka Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

Fellowship in Emergency Medicine - St John's Medical College, Bangalore, 2004
PG Diploma in Endocrinology - University Of Southwales, UK, 2008
Msc. Endocrinology - University Of Southwales, UK, 2010
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