Tackling Diabetes during Pandemic Times
Dr. Shrinath P Shetty
Aug 25, 2021
The Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology at Manipal Hospitals is one of the most well equipped hormonal health practices in the country, offering end to end treatments and diagnostic services for all hormonal health concerns.
Manipal Hospitals' Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology is home to a team of expert endocrinologists who specialize in the treatment of hormonal issues. Through the department, patients have access to state of the art diagnostic facilities and treatments to help them recover from a wide range of medical issues.
This is a treatment done to add, block or remove hormones in the body. Depending on the nature of the hormonal disorder, an endocrinologist will recommend medication or treatment that increases or regulates the levels of a hormone or multiple hormones in the body. For example, diabetics are often given insulin to help control their blood sugar. It…
In Endocrinology, testing and diagnostic procedure are one of the most important functions of the healthcare process. The labs at Manipal Hospitals are equipped with the latest diagnostic tools and give our team of skilled endocrinologists the information they need to help you get better. For the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, Manipal Hospitals' specialist endocrinologists are the right choice.
Testing and Diagnostic services include:
Treatments - Hormone regulation - Synthetic hormone treatment (insulin, thyroid etc.) - Surgery (In case of gland cancer) - Chemotherapy (In case of gland cancer)
During your first visit, your medical history will be taken and examined, after which consultation with an endocrinologist will decide which tests you need to take. Certain test reports may take time to come back from the lab, so you may be asked to return at a later date.
Obesity Family history Age PCOS High blood pressure
Fatigue Increased thirst Blurred vision Slow healing of sores and wounds. Frequent urination Frequent gum & skin infections
Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or controlled by making good lifestyle choices in your diet and exercise.
Since the risk of diabetes increases with age and with a family history of diabetes, it is considered a good practice to visit an endocrinologist once every year to examine the need for medication or changing your lifestyle.
Manipal Hospitals understands that the treatment of endocrinological disorders requires a long term approach. This is why Manipal Hospitals is dedicated to its patients and their long term health and its team of experienced experts is a testament to this. Contact us to know more about how to keep your endocrine system healthy and book an appointment with one of our experts today!