Diabetology and Endocrinology
Endocrinology is a branch of biology and medicine which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the diseases related to hormones that covers most of the human functions related to the co-ordination of metabolism, reproduction etc.
Diabetes is a popularly known disease among the people. It is one of the endocrine diseases caused due to deficiency and/or resistance of hormone insulin which is secreted by the pancreas. Various other serious health problems which can co-exist in diabetic patients are obesity, heart diseases, kidney diseases, eye diseases and stroke. So it’s very essential to consult a doctor in the early stage of the diabetes itself. The patients can approach either Diabetologist or Endocrinologist for the treatment.
Therefore the Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes of Asgar Ali Hospital is committed to integrating their medical expertise and comprehensive care to treat all ailments emanating from diabetes. The department also provides consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services in the management of other endocrine-related disorders such as thyroid disorders, pituitary, adrenal, disorders of physical growth, male and female hormone problem, obesity etc.
Services & Features:
Diabetes Care and management of diabetes-related problems
Diabetic foot care
Assessment of family risks of developing diabetes
Paediatric & adolescent endocrinology
Osteoporosis & metabolic bone disease
Exercise & diet