Endocrinology

endocrinology

One of the most advanced facilities of its kind in the region, Caritas Diabetes Care provides a comprehensive and customized treatment plan for patients suffering from endocrine and metabolic disorders, especially diabetes. Our endocrinologists and registered dietitians provide expert care to prevent, manage and treat diabetes through a comprehensive and personalized treatment plan.

The Endocrinology department has expertise in treating people with all types of diabetes including advanced and complex diabetes. Referral and prompt access to ophthalmologists, nephrologists, neurologists and surgeons is also readily available here. Diabetic patients receive nutritional counseling and planning. Besides, obese diabetes patients are offered psychological counseling.

Specialized diabetes treatment services:

  • Comprehensive diabetes management for adults (Type 1 and 2 diabetes care)
  • Antenatal diabetes (diabetes in pregnancy) care
  • Assessment and treatment of associated complications of diabetes such as neuropathy, nephropathy and retinopathy
  • Specialized lab tests (C-peptide, anti-GAD, TSH receptor antibodies, Chromogranin, IGF 1, IGFBP3)
  • Dynamic endocrine tests, ACTH stimulation tests, glucose tolerance test, dexamethasone suppression test and water deprivation test
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) using Ipro 2 CGM device
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Assessment of diabetic retinopathy
  • Treatment for associated diseases such as hypercholesterolaemia  and hypertension

 

The Endocrinology Department of Caritas Hospital also provides treatment for:

  • Thyroid disorders
  • Metabolic bone disease
  • Obesity / overweight(including bariatric management and surgery)
  • Sexual disorders
  • Obstetrics and gynecology-related endocrine issues
  • Puberty and growth disorders
  • Adrenal and pituitary problems

Dr. Jayakumar R V

Senior Constultant

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