Diabetology & Endocrinology
Department of Endocrinology & Diabetes of Punya Hospital offers comprehensive services in diagnosis, treatment and management of diabetes & all hormonal disorders.
Specialized clinics like obesity, bone health & thyroid are designed to provide comprehensive and state of art management.
The department offers a broad range of services for diabetes, thyroid disorders, growth abnormalities in children, infertility in males and females, osteoporosis, pituitary disorders, obesity management, hormone replacement therapy and various other hormonal disorders.
Continuous Medical Education Programmes are frequently conducted within the departments for physicians and patients.
Diabetes mellitus is the commonest metabolic disorder in the world. The prevalence of diabetes is the highest among Asians especially Indians. Due to rapid urbanization, cultural changes and changing socio-economic status the incidence of diabetes in metro cities is now reported to be as high as 16% reaching epidemic proportions.
Diabetes is the commonest cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks and gangrene of limbs. This department is especially equipped to provide state-of-the-art management for diabetes. The available investigative facilities are:
- Urinary micro-albuminuria
- Total cholesterol and triglycerides
- Body composition analysis
- Assessment of autonomic neuropathy
- Peripheral vascular studies