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KMC Manipal gets its Endocrinology & Metabolic Disorder Clinic

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Manipal: The Kasturba Hospital, Manipal will introduce the first-ever Endocrinology and Metabolic Disorder Clinic, in the Udupi District.

Dr. Sahana Shetty, (DM Endocrinology), has joined the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolic Disorder’s Clinic, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal as a Consultant Endocrinologist. Dr. Sahana Shetty would be available for consultation on all week days with immediate effect. Dr. Sahana joins the Kasturba Medical College and Hospital, Manipal from Christian Medical College, Vellore where she was working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Endocrinology. She pursued her DM in Endocrinology from CMC Vellore.

Dr. Sahana specialises in the treatment of a variety of endocrine and metabolic disorders including diabetes mellitus, thyroid disorders, metabolic bone diseases, pituitary, adrenal and gonadal dysfunctions.

She has gained expertise in the comprehensive diabetes care, treatment of young onset diabetes mellitus, diabetes during pregnancy, obesity and its complications, young onset and secondary hypertension, lipid disorders, thyroid disorders, short stature, tall stature, early or late puberty, menstrual disorders, polycystic ovary syndrome, excessive facial hair, reproductive and sexual disorders. Osteoporosis, recurrent fractures, bone pains and deformities, recurrent kidney stones, steroid related problems, dyselectrolytemias, neuroendocrine tumours and other hormone related problems are the other areas where advanced treatment would be offered by the Department of Endocrinology.

Dr. Sahana said, “The Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal would offer a multi-disciplinary team based patient-centric approach with state of the art laboratory facilities for advanced hormonal evaluation and dynamic testing for various endocrine and metabolic disorders.

Dr. (Col) M Dayananda, Medical Superintendent and COO, welcoming Dr. Sahana Shetty said, “We are pleased to commence the Endocrinology Services at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal. Her expertise in a wide variety of endocrine disorders, and her focus on diabetology, thyroid disorders and women’s health would fill the gap of the much needed endocrinologist in this region.”

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