Overview & Features
India is considered as the diabetes capital of the world and Kerala its head office.To reverse the trend in this life threatening debilitating illness the National Health Commission has recommended focused care by the health sector stakeholders to contain this epidemic.
Accordingly in January 2011 Lisie Hospital started a dedicated Diabetology department with the motto - TOTAL DIABETES CARE.
The department houses a Senior and a Junior Consultant,Trainees in rotation from General Medicine, a Physician Assistant and a Podiatry worker.
We are responsible for daily outpatient,in patient and interdepartmental consultations of diabetic patients with a special focus on pre and post surgical hyperglycemia management.
We also undertake A Diabetic health check up programme focussing on early prevention of diabetic complications.
Primary treatment: Diabetes Mellitus type I and type II
Monitoring complication: Timely assessment of Renal functions, Ophthalmology, Cardiac and Neurological, Peripheral Vascular and Dermatological assessment for diabetic complications.
Associated Life Style Disorders: Diagnose and treat Hypertension, Obesity and related abnormalities, Lipedemias, Thyroid and Metabolic Bone disorders
Podiatry (Diabetic footcare): Podiatrist to assess diabetic foot status, Neurovascular studies, Foot scan, Foot Physiotherapy and surgical therapy as indicated.
Special Diabetic Atraumatic Microcellular Rubber (MCR) footwear provided to patients
Diabetic Intensive Care: Treatment of Diabetic emergencies like Coma and associated Toxic states
DIABETES NUTRITION PROGRAMME by qualified Nutritionist
PODIATRY CARE –Medical and Surgical
Facilities Available: (Rooms, Technology, ICUs)
Insulin Infusion systems
1. Vibrotherm Dx -Vibration and Thermal (Hot and Cold) mode assesment
1. ABI / TBI Vascular Doppler VERSALAB LE.
1. Foot Imprinter/Harris Mat - FM1111
Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems
1. Medtronic i Pro 2 Professional CGM.
2. Ambulatory Glucose Profile(AGP Abbot)
Insulin Pump System
Medtronic Minimed Paradigm Veo System.
Established the first Diabetology department focussing on outpatient and inpatient care at Lisie Hospital, January 2011
Established Diabetic Podiatry services at Lisie Hopspital in 2013
Insulin injection training and certification,Lisie Hospital nursing staff 2014
Started Ambulatory Glucose Profile monitoring in 2015
Multiple epidemiological and drug related research in Diabetes care
Inpatient Rounds Policy
Daily in patient rounds by attending Consultants