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Dr. Jaiganesh Muruganandam

Dr. Jaiganesh Muruganandam

Dr. Jaiganesh Muruganandam

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MD - General Medicine, MBBS

General Physician


Special Interest in Diabetology

15 Years Experience Overall

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Madhavaram, Chennai

Nalam Diabetic Clinic

4058,1st Main Road ,MMDA Mathur, Landmark: Near to Prem Mahal, Chennai

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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.


Special Interest in Diabetology


MD - General Medicine - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2010
MBBS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), 2005


Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Association of Physicians of India


2007 - 2018 Consultant at Nalam Diabetes Clinic


76956 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2005

Trainings and Certifications

Post Doctoral Fellowship in Diabetology - The tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical university, 2013
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