Department of Diabetology
Coimbatore Medical College Hospital
The Department of Diabetology was created in Coimbatore Medical College in the year 2005. The Department has a Professor/Associate Professor and an Assistant Professor assisted by the services of a Tutor, Post-Graduates and CRRI’s to take care of the patient services.
The Department offers daily outpatient services for about 350-500 patients for whom expert consultation on management of diabetes and its complications are provided. Apart from this, specialist consultant services for the in-patients admitted in the various speciality wards of the hospital are also provided.
The Department issues life long free insulin to Type1 diabetic patients registered with the Department and regularly conducts special camps to monitor their treatment, apart from the regular follow up.
The Department also takes care of patients with Gestational diabetes through its Pregnancy Diabetes services, where patients are given utmost care and support for a healthy outcome both for the mother and the baby.
The Department also utilises the services of a senior foot surgeon in the rank of Professor/ Associate Professor, who takes care of the surgical requirements for patients with foot complications. All other types of diabetes and their complications are provided the best tertiary care.
EDUCATIONAL AND ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES:
The Department imparts training and gives ample exposure to Postgraduates from General Medicine, Ophthalmology, Physiology etc., and CRRI’s in all aspects of managing diabetes and its complications.
It provides adequate facilities for research and other academic activities for interested students.
Regular continuing medical educational programmes are conducted by the Department for all the faculties and students to disseminate the knowledge and latest developments in the field of diabetes.
Patients are given diabetic education by the available team of experts to create high levels of awareness and compliance.
- Professor/ Associate Professor - one
- Assistant. Professor - one
- Staff Nurse - one
- Hospital worker - one