The Department of Diabetology at Poona Hospital and Research Centre provides comprehensive diabetes care to diagnose and educate patients on living a healthy lifestyle with diabetes. The department also features a dedicated Diabetic Foot Clinic.
1) Diabetic Foot Clinic:-
Diabetic Foot is one of the major complications of Diabetes Mellitus In the world, every 30 seconds a limb or part of a limb is amputated directly as a complication of diabetes. Poona Hospital & Research Centre has recently started a dedicated Diabetic Foot Clinic.
The Diabetic Foot clinic offers a wide range of modalities for diagnosing and quantifying Neuropathy in Diabetic Foot. Preventive foot care and management of ulcers with specialised dressings is available.
Automated ABI/TBI Index Machine
The Hadeco Smartdrop XT is fully automatic total vascular testing system for ABI and TBI studies that works with a Windows software Smart -XT- Link including automated blood pressure & pulse volume measurement capabilities for up to 14 sites.
The Biothezi - VPT is used to assess VPT.Computer USB interface, Digital display meter,which delivers vibrations of increasing strength.
Electric Pedicure Kit
The Unit will greatly benefit Diabetic people in preventing/reducing chances of wound on feet.
Special Features of Diabetes Clinic are:
- Team of expert doctors and staff
- Diabetes checkup comprehensive packages.
- Diet, exercise lifestyle modification advice
- Management and guidance for diabetes complications including specialty services in Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Podiatrics, Nephrology, Haepatology & Obesity providing comprehensive care.
Dr. Bhaskar B. Harshe
OPD Timing: Tue & Fri - 09.00am to 11.00am
Dr. Gauri Damle
OPD Timing: Mon & Thurs - 09.00am to 11.00am
Dr. Mohan Magdum
OPD Timing: Mon & Fri - 11.30am to 01.30pm
Diabetic Foot Specialites
Dr. Abhijit Joshi
Diploma in Orthopaedics, Fellowship in Diabetic Foot
OPD Timing: Mon & Wed - 02.00pm to 4.30pm
Dr. Ravindra Panse
MBBS, D(ortho), MS, DNB, MNAMS
OPD Timing: Tue & Thurs - 02.00pm to 4.30pm