India’s foremost Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centresopened itsninth clinic inValechery, Chennaitoday atTansi Nagar, Velachery, Taramani Road. Inaugurating the branch was Dr. R.M. Anjana, Managing Director, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centres. Also present at the inauguration wasMr. SubhamBardhan, CEO,Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centres, Dr. RanjitUniikrishnan, Vice Chairman and Dr. Hemlatha, Consultant Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centres.
Dr.Mohan’s DiabetesSpecialties Centre Private Limited started in 1991 by Dr. V. Mohan, as a pivotal care point to arrest the alarming rise in number of people affected by the disease. India is slated to become the diabetic capital of world with over 69 million people impacted by diabetes.
One out of 10 people in Tamil Nadu are diabeticand every two persons in a group of 25 are in the pre-diabetic stage. These statistics from phase 1 of the Indian Council of Medical Research’s INDIAB (India-diabetes) nationwide study have confirmed some of the worst fears of medical experts and policy makers, and come as warning signals to the public at large.Nearly, 80% of people have abnormal lipid profile, which means high amount of fat and bad cholesterol, coupled with low levels of good cholesterol. About 28% are hypertensive and 20% have high cholesterol. Diabetes cases up tenfold in Chennai in 40 years.
In Chennai, 38% of people above the age of 40 are diabetics.Prevalence of diabetes in people above 20 years of age has gone up from 18.6% six years ago to 24.7% now.
Today with over 30Centers across the country, Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes SpecialtiesCentres is India’s first ‘one-stop’ comprehensive diabetes treatment facility offering multidisciplinary services like Diabetes Foot Care, Diabetes Eye Unit, Nutrition and Dietetics, Patient Education, and Diabetes footwear and food products under one single structure.
Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes SpecialtiesCentre boasts an advanced clinical support for managing diabetes and is backed by in-depth research undertaken by their research wing, The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation (MDRF) thatwas set up in 1996with an aim to bring Research on Diabetes and related complications into practice.
Commenting on the launch, Dr. RM Anjana, Managing Director, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre said, “It isimportant to spread awareness that unless lifestyle and food habits are changed, Diabetes will continue to impact the quality of life and productivity of an individual. We at Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre strive to offer excellence in Diabetic care by bringing together enhanced expertise and optimized research under one roof.”
Also commenting on the inauguration,Dr. Ranjit Uniikrishnan, Vice Chairman,Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centres said,”With the rising rate of diabetes in the city and state, it is imperative for the people to be aware and take precaution against the ailment. With the new branch, we will definitely be able to see a decrease in the diabetic ratio”
Adding to the statement, said,Mr. Subham Bardhan,CEO said “We have plans to expand across the country to facilitate quality diabetes care to the diabetic population across locations”
Also commenting on the launch, Dr. Hemlatha, Consultant Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centres, said, “The city needs to be equipped with such specialty care centers that will help the residents lead a healthy life. With Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties center, the residents of Chennai can avail top – notch facilities and advanced technology solutions which will help manage diabetes through regular checkups.”
About Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre:
Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre is a diabetes speciality chain founded in the year 1991 headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It is one of India’s leading diabetes care providers offering complete diabetic services. Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre now has 30 diabetes centres and clinics in India (9 centres in Chennai, 2 centres in Vellore, 4 centres in Hyderabad, 2 Centres in Bengaluru, 2 centres in Kerala and 1 centre each in Mysuru, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Pondicherry, Chunampet, Thanjavur, Vijayawada, New Delhi and Bhubaneswar, Lucknow) and over 4 lakhs diabetic patients have been registered at these centres. The company specializes in Total Diabetes Care, Diabetes Eye Care, Diabetes Foot Care services, Diabetes Cardiac Care, Diabetes Dental Care, Preventive Care, Diet counselling and an advanced laboratory. Appointments can be booked online at www.drmohans.com or24x7 at 920920 0091.