Diabetes Center at Manipal Hospital is committed in helping you and your loved ones to successfully manage diabetes using the latest information, treatments, and technology available. While there is currently no cure for diabetes, it can be controlled by allowing people to have full productive lives by integrating diet, oral or injectable medications or insulin, and patient education. The Diabetes Center at Manipal Hospital works to achieve the best possible outcomes helping people with diabetes to live long and healthy lives.
Diabetes Center at Manipal Hospital launches Comprehensive Diabetic Specialty clinic offering comprehensive guidance and services for the management of Diabetes. The clinic offers multidisciplinary approach encompassing a wide range of expert opinions including Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Nephrology, Vascular surgery and Nutrition & Dietary for an effective management and holistic diabetic care.
If you have diabetes.
If you have a family history of diabetes
If you are overweight.
If you are above 40 yrs of age.
If you have high blood pressure or raised cholesterol in your blood.
If you have heart problems
If you have delivered a baby weighing >3.5 kg
If you have unexplained / sudden weight loss
If you have burning sensation / numbness / pins and needles in your feet.
If you have any new onset of visual disturbances
If you have increased frequency of urination & thirst
Diabetic retinopathy screening :
Diabetic retinopathy is a highly specific vascular complication of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Diabetic retinopathy is estimated to be the most frequent cause of new cases of blindness among adults aged 20–74 years. Optimal glycaemic control can substantially reduce the risk and progression of diabetic retinopathy.
At Comprehensive diabetes specialty clinic we offer every patient an eye examination for early detection. This involves:
Cardiac Vascular disease evaluation
CVD is the major cause of mortality for people with diabetes. It is very important to get yourself evaluated at regular intervals.
At Comprehensive diabetic specialty clinic we offer every patient Cardiac Evaluation which involves:
Diabetic nephropathy occurs in 20–40% of patients with diabetes and is the single leading cause of end-stage renal disease (ESRD). In order to ensure early detection, it is necessary to get yourself checked for any underlying problem.
Kidney profile check
Vascular disease screening
Diabetic patients are more prone for Vascular diseases hence it is recommended to have a consultation with the vascular surgeon to assess the peripheral vasculature. The Vascular Surgeon assess the need for Doppler test in order to evaluate the peripherial vasculature .
A Doppler ultrasound test helps evaluate blood flow through the major arteries and veins of the arms and legs. It can show reduced blood flow in the major arteries. It also can reveal blood clots in leg veins. Doppler test is must for all newly detected diabetic patients.
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