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Diabetes Hospitals in Chennai

Diabetes is a health disorder affecting a large population today. Although there are specialty clinics, private clinics and government hospitals in cities around Chennai, the best ones are located in Chennai. Chennai is, no doubt, a Medical hub which attracts patients suffering from diverse ailments not only from India but from abroad too! The reason for this is superior quality of treatment at affordable rates and proficient medical staff and doctors.

Today, because of sedentary lifestyle and many other factors, even children are prone to diabetes. Type 1 diabetes symptoms which must be acted upon at the earliest include excessive thirst, feeling tired, loss of weight, need to pee frequently, skin infections and genital itchiness.

If not treated properly, diabetic patients can develop complications as periodic screening of eye, foot and heart ailments are a must for those suffering from diabetes. Proper evaluation has to be done and the doctor has to prescribe oral tablets, insulin or cardio-preventive drugs if needed.

The World Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization has recommended a test namely, HbA1C for diabetic patients once every three months. Such a test gives a 4-month blood sugar average of the patient. This test aids in deciding whether to continue a drug or to change it. Today, most of the patients monitor their sugar levels at home or laboratories --- sometimes even without the recommendation of their doctor!

India Diabetes Research Foundation,
World Diabetes Foundation Project,
No.14, Victoria Crescent Road,
P.V. Cherian Crescent Road,
Egmore, Chennai – 600 105
Phone: 044 – 28218282, 044 - 42148856
Website: India Diabetes Research Foundation

Hospitals for Diabetes in Chennai

M.V. Hospital for Diabetes

Diabetes Centre in Chennai

M.V. Hospital for Diabetes at Royapuram in Chennai is an established hospital in the field of diabetes treatment. The hospital was established in 1954 and is also a teaching and research institution. There are 100 beds in the hospital for treatment of diabetes and its complications. Specialties in this hospital include ---
  • Diabetes Care and education
  • Diabetes Heart Evaluation
  • Preventive Diabetes Foot Care
  • Diabetic Eye Care

M.V. Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre,
No.4, West Mada Church Street,
Royapuram,Chennai - 600 013
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone: 25954913/15, 6561 2288, 6561 2299
Fax: +91-44 2595 4919
All India toll free number: 1800 425 0005 (For Appointment only)

For any Query on Diabetes: 
Dr.Vijay Viswanathan,
Head and Chief Diabetologist.

The hospital has patient counselors and Clinical Psychologists, dedicated and trained doctors and paramedical staff, state-of-the art medical technology and Nutrition and Diet counseling. There is also a Ayurvedic Massage Clinic, Yoga clinic, Pulse Electromagnetic Fields (PEMF) Facility, Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) Clinic, Diabetic Eye Care, Department for Prevention of Diabetic Kidney Disease, Department of Imaging, Appropriate Dental Care for Diabetic Patients, Diabetes Heart evaluation and weight management clinic.

Dr. A. Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospital
110, Anna Salai, Opposite Grand Chola Hotel,
Guindy, Chennai -600 032
Phone: +91-44-42162003-04, 22353729-32
Another Hospital is at:
28, Marshals Road, Egmore, Chennai - 600 008
Phone: +91-44-28582003-05

Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialty Centre
Old No. 69, New No. 70, Kasturibai Nagar,
3rd Main Road , Adyar, Chennai – 600 020
Phone: (91-44) 42117888, 42187081
Other Hospitals in Chennai are in Anna Nagar, Avadi, Gopalapuram
Main Centre, OMR --- Karapakkam, Porur, Tambaram, Vadapalani etc.

M.V. Hospital for Diabetes at Royapuram
Hariharan Diabetes and Heart Care Hospital (P) Ltd.
Registered Office 24 and 26, 'Swathi' 29th Street,
Nanganallur, Chennai --- 600 061
Phone: 22247720, 22247721, 22247722, 22247723
Fax: 044-22247724

Apollo Specialty Hospital, Perungudi,OMR
05/639, Old Mahabalipuram Road,
Chennai - 600096
Phone: +91-44-33221111, 24961111, +91-44-33221999

Ramana Diabetic Care Hospital (Multi Specialty Clinic)
320-A/47-A, Velachery Main Road,
Landmark: Opposite to Indian Bank,
Velacheri, Chennai

For treatment of any disease, patients must always go to a specialized centre. Today, even doctors specialize in a specific area and gain experience in that particular field. This encourages efficiency and six sigma in work! Prevention is always better than cure. It is better to have a healthy lifestyle, regular exercises and drink water regularly for keeping fit and fine.

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