Diabetes

The department of Endocrinology is skilled in diagnosing and treating patients with diabetes. Diabetes Mellitus is a condition in which the blood glucose of a person's body go beyond normal levels. Diabetes Mellitus can be of three types: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. There are some other forms of diabetes which are less prevelant including cystic fibrosis-related diabetes and monogenic diabetes. In type 1 diabetes the patient's body stops making insulin completely. In type 2 diabetes the patient's body does not generate insulin or does not utilize the body insulin well. Gestational diabetes occurs in pregnant women and mostly, diminishes after the childbirth. There is a huge possibility of developing type 2 diabetes in the later stage if a woman has had gestational diabetes before. The department of Endocrinology at Fortis, specializes in diagnosing the correct type of diabetes mellitus and accordingly prescribing safe medications or treatment options. The team treats patients of all age groups with precision.

Diabetes is a concerning problem that needs proper medical care, and if not attended properly, may lead to some serious problems including kidney disease, stroke, heart disease, nerve damage, eye problems, foot problems and dental problems. The highly experienced team ensures the correct diagnosis and management of the problem along with ensuring complete patient safety and satisfaction. The patients are offered compassionate care and the best quality services.

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