The Department of Endocrinology constituting the best endocrinologist in Kolkata offers complete medical care for problems such as Obesity, hormonal issues related to Diabetes, Thyroid, and other lifestyle-related diseases. The team aims to provide comprehensive solutions covering detailed aspects of diagnosis, consultation, diet, medicine, vaccination, and other related services for patients.
The department also deals with cases such as Pregnancy-related diabetes, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, and reproductive problems. Fortis is proud to have the best diabetes doctor in Kolkata who has a vast experience in managing multiple critical and complex cases with the utmost precision.
The dedicated team renders a broad spectrum of services for the management of multiple types of diabetes, obesity, thyroid as well as other metabolic & hormonal disorders using the state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment processes. Our best doctor for diabetes in Kolkata branch offers expert consultations and counsellings to improve general health and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The department is highly skilled in managing parathyroid conditions and disorders related to other hormonal glands such as pancreas, ovaries, testis, hypothalamus, adrenal, and pituitary. The department constitutes the best diabetologist in Kolkata who performs multiple complex procedures and hence ensures that there is a balanced secretion of the ‘Hormones’ in the body as it is essential for the overall wellbeing of the individual.
At Fortis, the team of Endocrinologists diligently delivers holistic treatment and care facilities for multiple other disorders such as infertility in males and females, osteoporosis, pituitary gland disorders, hormone replacement therapy, and other hormonal disorders. The team strives to offer sophisticated treatment options with unparalleled results to patients of all age groups.
Q1. What are the symptoms of diabetes?
Some of the most common symptoms of diabetes are as mentioned:
Feeling hungry/ increased appetite
Itchy and dry skin
Feeling of needles and pins in the feet
Increased weight loss without conscious effort
Slow healing sores
Some people may not have any of the above-mentioned symptoms and hence, it is recommended to get a blood test done and consult with a doctor to know if a person is diabetic or not.
Q2. What are the ways to get diabetes diagnosed?
There are multiple tests to diagnose diabetes, as mentioned below:
Blood tests: Blood test includes Fasting Blood Sugar test, Oral glucose tolerance test, Post-prandial blood sugar test and Haemoglobin A1c test.
Urine analysis: High blood sugar may be tested by performing a urine analysis. However, a urine analysis alone may not detect diabetes. The diabetologist may suspect diabetes if the patient’ blood glucose level is more than 200 mg/dL.
Screening: For type 2 diabetes mellites, the screening is recommended for those individuals, who do not show any symptoms. Obese children, at an age of 10 years or above, are at risk for diabetes and might show some symptoms. Obese adults, above the age of 45 years and with BMI more than 25 may have other risk factors related to Diabetes.
Q3. What is an ideal blood glucose level?
According to the “American Diabetes Association” the below mentioned blood glucose level are considered normal for adults:
Fasting blood sugar: 70-130mg/dl
Post-prandial blood sugar: <180 mg/dl
Before meal sugar: <140 mg/dl
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