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Dr. Sharada Shekar

Dr. Sharada Shekar

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General Physician


39 Years Experience Overall

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93% (321 votes)

Dr Sharada has been Sr. Consultant physician for the past 30 years with vast experience. Worked in a multi-speciality hospital with emergency backup, ICU care and facility for subspecialty care in various branches of medicine - like cardiology, neurology, nephrology, gastroenterology, and rheumatology etc., She has also Have many diabetic patients.

Seshadripuram, Bangalore

Apollo Hospitals


New Number 1, Old Number 28, Platform Road, Landmark: Near Mantri Mall, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

10:30 - 01:00

Max. 60 mins wait + Verified details

Malleswaram, Bangalore

Manipal Hospital Malleshwaram


8th Main Road, 5/2, 13th Cross Road, Landmark: Opposite to Canara Union, Bangalore

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Mon - Sat

06:00 - 08:00

Max. 30 mins wait + Verified details

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.



MBBS - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, 1981


Karnataka Medical Council


1989 - Present Consultant Physician & Diabetologist at Dr. Sharada Shekar Clinic
Consultant Physician at Northside Manipal Hospital
Consultant Physician at Columbia Asia Hospital


21195 Karnataka Medical Council, 1982

Trainings and Certifications

MRCP (IREI) - Royal College Of Physician(uk), 1989
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