Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes ,Podiatry and Metabolic Surgery,Sunrise Institute of Medical Sciences, Kakkanad, Kochi..Centre for Insulin Pump Installation .
Diabetology is a specialized field of endocrinology that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and management of Diabetes Mellitus. Diabetes affects millions the world over, especially in Asia, and Asians worldwide. A Diabetologist treats and follows-up Diabetes through regulation of medication (dosage & timing) and diet. He also detects the potential complications of diabetes like retinopathy, nephropathy peripheral neuropathy and Diabetic foot ulcers very early there by preventing the morbidity and mortality of the patient.
At Sunrise Hospital, we have a full-fledged Diabetology Department catering to the varied needs of diabetics who need dedicated care and treatment. We have a sunrise Diabetic Care Programme which aims for the early detection of diabetic complications. We are doing diabetic- foot surgeries and peripheral angiogram and angioplasty and revascularization of the foot . Our latest, superbly equipped microbiology lab is functional 24 hours to conduct appropriate lab tests to monitor and meet individual needs. A panel of specialized doctors is also available round the clock to evaluate the patient and to give them specialised care.
After MBBS from Calicut Medical College, was working as Asst. Surgeon in Govt. Service, Kerala for more than 6 years. Later on changed his career, by joining as a fellow in Endocrinology & Diabetes Department of Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences. Got Intense training in Managing Diabetes and its complications, Podiatry (foot care) from Amrita Institute. He is an insulin pump trainer and also a footcare specialist. Specific area of interests are in Podiatry, Insulin Pump, Gestational diabetes and Type 1 diabetes.
The Diabetology team is led by Dr Praveen Kumar MBBS, PG.Dip (Diabetology), our consultant diabetologist. The team includes various doctors and specialists spanning different fields of medicine Dietitian , Physiotherapist along with proficient and well-trained nursing staff to bring you the very best in diabetic treatment and patient care.
T1D (Type 1 Diabetes) occurs when the pancreas are damaged and produces little or no insulin.
T2D (Type 2 Diabetes) develops in children when their bodies becomes resistant to the effect of insulin and cannot use it properly.
Diabetes is no longer a disability . By following the right Medication, Exercise, and Diet, Diabetes can be very easily brought under control Call us today