Diabetology, Endocrinology and Endocrine Surgery

Diabetes is a popularly known disease among the people. Various other serious health problems which can affect diabetic patients are obesity, heart diseases and stroke. Therefore, it is 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. Endocrinologists are the physicians who specialized in endocrinology or diseases due to hormones. As diabetes is one of the endocrinology problems caused due to deficiency of hormone insulin which is secreted by the pancreas (endocrine function) the Department of Endocrinology is committed to integrating their medical expertise and comprehensive care to treat all ailments emanating from diabetes. The Department of Endocrinology also provides consultative, diagnostic and therapeutic services in the management of other endocrine-related disorders such as thyroid disorders, pituitary and disorders of physical growth, adrenal disorders, and disorders of male and female hormones.

Endocrine Surgery is a superspeciality which deals with operations on Endocrine Glands like Thyroid, Parathryoid, Thymus, Adrenal glands, Endocrine Pancreas, Neuro Endocrine Tumors (NET), Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) syndromes etc.