Endocrinology & Diabetology

At Aster CMI Hospital’s dedicated Centre of Endocrinology offers state-of-the-art treatment facilities to across spectrum of patients – right from Paediatric to adult endocrinology. Being one of the best multi-specialty hospitals in Bangalore, Aster CMI serves the right blend of latest innovations and techniques, to serve patients with the best treatment and results. Aster CMI is well-equipped with CT, 3-Tesla MRI scan for endocrine gland imaging and DXA scan for assessment of Bone Mineral Density. Aster CMI consists of an outpatient and inpatient wing, along with a daycare unit and dedicated ICUs. We have facilities for continuous glucose monitoring and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. The hospital offers services with a modern approach involving imaging equipment and techniques that are required for traditional as well as minimally invasive surgery to manage various endocrine tumors. In addition, Aster CMI’s emergency department is well equipped to address all kinds of endocrine emergencies. The department in coordination with various other super specialities is dedicated to providing patients with the latest therapies in the care and management of complex endocrine diseases especially in the areas of type 1 diabetes eg. Insulin Pump, pituitary diseases, adrenal disorders and disorders of calcium and bone metabolism. We have advanced facilities for Bariatric surgery, Pancreatic and Renal Transplant.

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Faqs

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What are the different kinds of diabetes?

There are two main types of diabetes:
Type-1 diabetes is insulin-dependent diabetes which is caused due to a lack of insulin production.
Type-2 diabetes is non-insulin-dependent diabetes which is caused due to the ineffective use of insulin in our body.
Consult best diabetes doctors in Bangalore at Aster CMI Hospital to avail hi-tech treatments

What are the common symptoms of high blood sugar and low blood sugar?

For high blood sugar level, the symptoms include extreme thirst, frequent urination, dry skin, hunger, blurred vision, drowsiness and nausea. Whereas for low blood sugar level, the symptoms include shaking, fast heartbeat, sweating, anxiety, fatigue, headache, irritability, dizziness, hunger and impaired vision

Are hormone specialists and endocrinologists the same?

Yes, they are interchangeable terms. A doctor or physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases concerning the hormone is called a hormone specialist or endocrinologist.

When should I see an endocrinologist?

If you experience symptoms of hormone-related diseases like sudden weight loss or gain, acne, facial hair in women, infertility, feeling too cold or too hot, change in voice, feeling too tired and severe hair loss.

What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a group of diseases that result in an increase of sugar in the blood (high blood sugar level). Over time, high blood glucose level leads to serious health problems such as heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, eye problems, dental disease, nerve damage and foot problems

How will diabetes occur?

Diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not secrete an adequate amount of hormone called insulin or the body does not respond properly to insulin. It causes an imbalance between the effects of insulin and glucagon and results in an endocrine condition called diabetes.

What should be the normal blood sugar level for an adult?

The normal blood sugar level for an adult should be between 4.0 to 5.4 mmol/L (72 to 99 mg/dL) when fasting and up to 7.8 mmol/L (140 mg/dL) 2 hours after meals

Are hormone diseases treatable?

Yes, most of the diseases are treatable but first, we need to understand why the hormone level is high or low by various tests, especially blood tests

What are some of the endocrine disorders?

They are Diabetes,Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, Adrenal insufficiency (Addison disease), Hypopituitarism, Diabetes insipidus, Cushing's disease, Osteoporosis, Calcium and sodium disorders, Secondary hypertension, Acromegaly-Gigantism, Polycystic ovary syndrome(PCOD), Multiple endocrine neoplasia I and II, and Short Stature, Precocious and delayed puberty

Which is the most common endocrine disease?

Diabetes and Thyroid related disorders are the most common endocrine diseases seen in people. Food with higher amounts of sugar has to be avoided, including fruit juice, soda, sports drinks and other liquid calories etc. to control diabetes

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