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Intensive care, diabetes, HIV & post exposures prophylaxis & gastroenterology.He has acquired a vast experience of treating HIV positive patients (5000) with anti retro viral therapy (art) through his two & half years tenure at art center B.J.Medical College & Sassoon General Hospitals Pune.Educational interest:Dr. Mukund R Penurkar completed M.D in internal medicine from the renowned institute B.J.Medical college & Sassoon Hospital Pune in 2004.He is working as a consultant physician, intensivist & diabetologist . He is practicing in Kothrud & Warje area since 2005. His thorough knowledge & experience has helped to set up a well equipped intensive care unit.
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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.