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DEPARTMENT OF ENDOCRINOLOGY

 

Overview

 

The Department of Endocrinology is an emerging newly started department to provide a specialized care in the area of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and metabolism.

The Department offers a multi-disciplinary team based patient-centric approach backed by state-of-the-art diagnostic laboratory for advanced hormonal evaluation and dynamic testing for various endocrine and metabolic disorders

 

Programmes Offered

Department of Endocrinology specializes in the management of: 

  • Diabetes Mellitus: Comprehensive  diabetes care
  • Young-onset diabetes: T1DM, pancreatic DM, secondary diabetes and syndromic diabetes
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Obesity and its complications
  • Thyroid disorders-. Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroid nodules etc.
  • Disorders of growth and puberty ( short stature, precocious puberty, delayed puberty etc)
  • Reproductive and sexual disorders
  • Menstrual disorders, hirsutism and virilsation, hypogonadism
  • Metabolic bone diseases: osteoporosis, rickets, osteomalacia, Sclerotic bone diseases, calcium disorders, recurrent fractures, fragility fractures, recurrent nephrolithiasis, nephrocalcinosis etc.
  • Renal tubular acidosis and other dyselectrolytemia
  • Pituitary disorder
  • Adrenal disorders (adrenal insufficiency, Cushing’s, exogenous steroid induced Cushing’s, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, adrenal / suprarenal masses etc.)
  • Hypoglycemia evaluation and Management ( hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia, insulinoma, reactive hypoglycemia etc)
  • Neuroendocrine tumours

 

Facilities

  • Comprehensive  diabetes care and complication screen
  • Ambulatory glucose monitoring system 
  • Biothesiometer                                 
  • Ankle brachial index testing with vascular Doppler
  • Various endocrine hormones dynamic testing for evaluation of hormonal abnormalities

OUR DOCTORS

Dr. Sahana Shetty

Associate Professor and HOD
Endocrinology
(Kasturba Hospital)
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