MBBS, MD - General Medicine
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Dr. Vasantha Kumar is a Diabetologist and General Physician in Anna Nagar, Chennai and has an experience of 25 years in these fields. Dr. Vasantha Kumar practices at Shreya Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. He completed MBBS from Thiruvenalli Medical College in 1995,MD - General Medicine from Chengalpattu Medical College in 2016 and Diploma in Diabetes from Medvarsity and Royal Liverpool Academy in 2019. He is a member of Indian Medical Association (IMA) and Indian Chest Society. Some of the services provided by the doctor are: Allergy Testing,Chest Disease Treatment,Asthama,Thyroid Disorder and Balance Exercises etc.
AG-9, Shanthi Colony, Landmark: Opposite Waves Showroom, Chennai
Mon - Sat
09:00 - 03:45
04:00 - 05:30
09:00 - 07:00
I was having swelling in my hand for a week, Doctor diagnosed it and prescribed me medication as per the problem. very happy with the info regarding infection. Thankyou Doc.
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.