How Sugar Consumption is Related to Metabolic Disease?
Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology
May 26, 2022
Diabetes is an illness wherein a person's body is not able to absorb the glucose present in the bloodstream and use it for the different processes occurring within the body. There are different types of diabetes and different ways to manage the illness. Manipal Hospital is a specialised centre for the management of this disease. With state-of-the-art facilities, renowned endocrinologists who provide the best treatment and excellent infrastructure, managing diabetes can be simplified and controlled. Other endocrinological disorders are also cared for expertly by the panel of qualified and experienced endocrinologists working at the hospital.
The endocrinology branch of medicine includes a wide range of illnesses that involve the endocrine system of the body. Whether it is the pancreas that is directly involved in the predisposition towards developing diabetes, or the other glands and hormonal systems of the body, there are skilled endocrinologists who have immense experience in treating any imbalances and diseases of the endocrine system.
The treatment procedures are modern and innovative with cutting-edge equipment at the patient’s disposal. There is advanced and effective surgical equipment available at the Manipal Hospitals that help in treating endocrine disorders such as diabetes. Visit our multi-specialty hospital in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore.
This is a treatment done to add, block or remove hormones in the body. Depending on the nature of the hormonal disorder, an endocrinologist will recommend medication or treatment that increases or regulates the levels of a hormone or multiple hormones in the body. For example, diabetics are often given insulin to help control their blood sugar. It…
Although there is no cure for diabetes, the disease can be detected early in life and managed efficiently. With expert advice and effective treatment procedures, diabetes is a highly manageable disease
Insulin pumps are an effective way of administering insulin into the body for the control of diabetes, whether type 1 or type 2. Insulin is the hormone that regulates the level of glucose in the blood system of an individual.
A biosensor is a type of detecting device that senses the presence of chemicals in living organisms. Here biological molecules like particular enzymes or antibodies are used by the biosensor to detect chemicals in the living organism.
The endocrine system includes a cluster of glands that release hormones to help in the regulation of reproduction, growth, and the use of nutrients by the cells of the body.
Whether it is Type 1 diabetes (T1DM) where there is a slack of insulin production by the pancreas or Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) in which the insulin produced is not used by the body, there are fertility complications that result from both diabetes conditions in both men and women.
Thyroid dysfunction is seen to be higher in pregnant women who suffer from diabetes especially T1DM. Hyperthyroidism in diabetic women who are pregnant is seen in different ways as described below.
Adrenal gland disorders include Addison’s disease, adrenal cancer, adrenal incidentaloma, congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Conn’s syndrome and Cushing’s disease. There is either overworking of the adrenal gland or underworking sometimes with a cancerous growth of the gland. The causes of adrenal problems include genetic predisposition, autoimmune diseases,…
The pancreas is an endocrine gland which is located in the abdominal region just below the stomach. The different types of hormones secreted by the pancreas are listed as follows.
Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) are those tumours that are formed in the endocrine system of the body. The affected endocrine cells begin to divide and multiply profusely leading to tumours. The different types of NETs are basically primary tumours that have not metastasized and secondary tumours that have spread around. The most organs affected in the…
Hypogonadism is a medical condition where the female ovaries or the male testes do not produce sex hormones or produce very few hormones. Hypogonadotropic Hypogonadism (HH) develops due to malfunctioning of the pituitary gland or the Hypothalamus.
Osteoporosis is a metabolic bone disorder that causes a thinning of the bones of the body. It may occur in men and women. Gradual bone loss occurs over a period of time that causes fractures in the body. The major cause of the disease is malabsorption or lack of calcium in the diet. Other minerals like phosphorus and other nutrients like vitamin D…
In Endocrinology, testing and diagnostic procedure are one of the most important functions of the healthcare process. The labs at Manipal Hospitals are equipped with the latest diagnostic tools and give our team of skilled endocrinologists the information they need to help you get better. For the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, Manipal Hospitals' specialist endocrinologists are the right choice. Book an appointment at Manipal Hospitals today.
Testing and Diagnostic services include:
Treatments - Hormone regulation - Synthetic hormone treatment (insulin, thyroid etc.) - Surgery (In case of gland cancer) - Chemotherapy (In case of gland cancer)
During your first visit, your medical history will be taken and examined, after which consultation with an endocrinologist will decide which tests you need to take. Certain test reports may take time to come back from the lab, so you may be asked to return at a later date.
Obesity, Family history, Age, PCOS, High blood pressure. Visit our best diabetes care hospital in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore to avoid these risks factors.
Fatigue Increased thirst Blurred vision Slow healing of sores and wounds. Frequent urination Frequent gum & skin infections
Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or controlled by making good lifestyle choices in your diet and exercise. Visit our best diabetes hospital in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore to know more.
Since the risk of diabetes increases with age and with a family history of diabetes, it is considered a good practice to visit an endocrinologist once every year to examine the need for medication or changing your lifestyle.
It is a medical condition in which the patient experiences softening of the bones such as the spinal column, limbs, pelvis, etc. Due to this there is severe pain, a stooped posture and decreased levels of minerals like calcium and phosphorus with lowered vitamin D levels too.
This is a condition in which the female ovaries and male testes do not produce sex hormones or produce them in decreased quantities. The patients thus suffer from a lack of sexual libido, mood swings, etc. To know more, visit the best diabetes center in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore.
Hormones like insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, gastrin and vasoactive intestinal peptide are affected in these pancreatic disorders. The levels of the hormones are affected to cause the formation of tumours in the endocrine system of the body.
This medical condition occurs in pregnant women in which the placenta is shifted from the wall of the uterus before the woman can give birth. This interferes with the nutrition of the foetus which otherwise receives nutrition from the umbilical cord of the placenta.
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
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Manipal Hospitals understands that the treatment of endocrinological disorders requires a long term approach. This is why Manipal Hospitals is dedicated to its patients and their long term health and its team of experienced experts is a testament to this. Contact us to know more about how to keep your endocrine system healthy and book an appointment with one of our experts today!