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Dr. Rakesh Parikh

Dr. Rakesh Parikh

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MBBS, FCPS - Medicine, Fellow of American College of Endocrinology(FACE), Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University)

Diabetologist

14 Years Experience Overall  (14 years as specialist)

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Dr. Rakesh Parikh is a Diabetes Specialist practicing as the Consultant at Diabecity - Complete Diabetes Care. He has a vast experience of 13 years in managing variety of Diabetes patients. Dr. Parikh is a fellow of Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Glasgow and American College of Endocrinology. He has published over 50 research papers in various journals and has authored chapters in text books. Dr. Parikh is on editorial and reviewer boards of various journals.

Vidhyadhar Nagar, Jaipur

Diabecity

5.0

B9, Unnati Tower, Central Spine, Landmark: Shekhavati Hospital, Jaipur

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Mon - Sat

05:00 - 08:00

Sun

09:00 - 12:00

300

Common questions & answers

Q: Who is a diabetologist?

A: Diabetologists are medically trained doctors who are specialized in treating metabolic disorders including diabetes mellitus along with it's complications. They help in managing the sugar- level of the patients.

Q: When do I need to see a dibetologist?

A: One can see a diabetologist when there is a family history of diabetes, age >40 years, high blood pressure, high cholesterol or with symptoms like excessive hunger,thirst or urination, getting tired easily, etc.

Q: Are diabetologists and dieticians the same?

A: Diabetologists are medically qualified professionals who diagnose and treat diabetes along with their complications with diet plan, exercise plan and medications. On the other hand, a dietitian is an expert in dietetics; i.e. human nutrition and the regulation of diet.Dietitians are regulated healthcare professionals licensed to assess, diagnose, and treat nutritional problems like weight gain.

Q: Should I go to a diabetologist for weight loss?

A: For weight loss, you should seek an advise of a dietician. If you have any symptoms associated with weight loss like increased hunger/thirst, frequent urination, wounds that don’t heal, then you should immediately seek advise of a diabetologist.

Q: Can a diabetologist treat diabetes insipidus?

A: Diabetes insipidus occurs when the body can't properly balance the body's fluid levels.It is a condition related to a hormone called anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), or vasopressin. It is mainly diagnosed and treated by endocrilnologists who are doctors who specialize in glands and the hormones they make.

Specializations

Awards and Recognitions

National Science Fellowship - Govt of India - 1998
Most Outstanding Student Award - Dr P D M Medical College, Amravati - 2002
Best Resident Award - Seth G S Medical College, Mumbai - 2005

Education

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MBBS - King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College, 2000
FCPS - Medicine - College of physicians and Surgeons Mumbai, 2006
Fellow of American College of Endocrinology(FACE) - American College of Endocrinology (ACE), 2016

Memberships

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)
Diabetic foot society of india
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Diabetes In Pregnancy Study Group of India

Experience

2012 - 2016 Medical Specialist at ECHS
2009 - 2016 Principal Investigator at D Clinarch
2007 - 2012 Consultant Diabetologist at S K Soni Hospital

Registrations

2002020722 Maharashtra Medical Council, 2002

Trainings and Certifications

FRCP (Glasgow) - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (RCPS), Glasgow, 2016
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