Kidney Transplant Hospital

Diabetes Clinic

What is Diabetes?

Contrary to common belief, diabetes is not only a disease affecting carbohydrate (sugar) but also protein & fat metabolism. It is one oft he prototype of lifestyle diseases. It is a silent disease & hence it may be missed for years. There are many types of Diabetes Mellitus but two most common types are type-I and type-II.Another one is Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, which appears during pregnancy.

Most common symptoms are unexplained weight loss, increased hunger, thirst & urination. As diabetes is a silent disease, one may not have any symptoms & yet can have severe Diabetes Mellitus. It can be diagnosed with very simple tests, which does not cost much.

Myths about Diabetes

  • Caused by eating lot of sugar
  • Occurs only in old age
  • Occurs only if someone in family has Diabetes
  • Treatment is same for all patients
  • Patient can eat jaggery & honey
  • One can roughly increase I decrease the dose of drugs I insulin, if one eats sweets on an occasion

Lab Profile


₹ 199

  • FBS
  • PPBS


₹ 899

  • FBS
  • HBAlC
  • Creatinine


₹ 5699

  • FBS
  • PPBS
  • Lipid Profile
  • ECHO
  • Neurological evaluation for peripheral neuropathy
  • Urine Albumin to Creatinine Ratio (UACR)
  • HBAlC
  • Creatinine
  • ECG