Conditions we treat



Best Diabetology in Hyderabad - STAR Hospitals

It is a fact that diabetes has become one of the topmost common illnesses today. Change in lifestyle, habits and choice of diet are a few of the most common reasons. And no matter which stage of diabetes you are in, do know that STAR Hospital’s specialists are with you throughout your journey. Considering the present conditions, we have developed to be a prime centre of excellence in treating diabetes related disorders. Our team ensures to keep a watch on your food habits, lifestyle and exercise regime, thereby, helping you take small steps towards better health and quick recovery. 


Diabetology Conditions treated by us

Our aim is to improve your health by educating you, training you to live a healthy life, and supporting you every time you feel demotivated or low due to your condition. We offer the highest quality care to all, regardless of age or gender, to help each one of you affected with diabetes to live a healthy and fulfilling life. Our specialists work together to study and treat your condition and have personalized treatment plans for each one of you. Below are the conditions treated by us.

  • Type 1 diabetes: This is a condition in which your body stops to produce insulin. The body immune system destroys the cells in your pancreas, an organ that produces insulin. Children and adults are usually prone to it, though age is never a factor to be affected by it. Depending on the severity you may be advised to take insulin every day.
  • Type 2 diabetes: This is the most common type of diabetes where the body fails to utilize insulin well. People of any age can be affected by it, right from childhood. 
  • Gestational diabetes: Pregnant women are more exposed to this condition, and most often recover after the birth of the baby. However, gestational diabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes at a later stage of life. 

Diabetic patients also tend to develop the below conditions as their blood glucose levels spike. We have a specialized team to take care of these conditions as well.  

  • Heart ailments/ Stroke
  • Kidney disease
  • Issues with vision
  • Bad oral diseases
  • Damaged nerves 
  • Foot related problems


Symptoms of Diabetics 

Usually, the symptoms of diabetes are easily detectable, though type 1 diabetes symptoms show up in a weeks’ time while type 2 diabetes tends to develop slowly. This causes diabetes to be detected only after other health related problems surface at a later stage of life. However, there are a few common symptoms that signal immediate clinical intervention. Please get in touch with our unit on seeing the below symptoms. 

  • Thirst and urination increase
  • High appetite
  • Excess fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Tingling feet/hands
  • Unhealed injury 
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Overweight 
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Hereditary 


Causes and Treatment of Diabetics 

STAR Hospital has a few of the most highly skilled and renowned diabetes specialists, and our distinguishing feature and core strength lies in the way our team works together for your wellbeing. On a whole, we provide unmatchable treatment! If you are in a dilemma related to your health condition, it's best to contact us for further diagnosis or information related to the following specialties. 

  • Diet & Nutrition: Unhealthy diet is one of the major causes of being affected by diabetes.  We provide personalized approaches based on your eating habits, lifestyle and after considering food allergies as well. Along with medicines, or insulin shots, we will suggest minor diet changes based on your conditions. By doing so we aim to introduce and support a healthy eating plan to maintain a healthy body and mind.
  • Eye care: One of the common complications of diabetics is formation of diabetic retinopathy, apart from other complications like cataracts and glaucoma. It can eventually make you blind. We recommend you to get an annual retina examination for the early diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy. We either recommend photocoagulation or intraocular injections as treatment measures based on the condition.
  • Foot care: When diagnosed with diabetes, you will spot issues with your legs and feet, where experience tingling sensation or numbness and pain, exposing it to further injuries and infections. Our specialists will educate you about feet hygiene and methods to take care of it.  
  • Diabetes complication care: Unchecked diabetes can turn out to be a serious health issue at later stages. It can cause other disorders such as cardiovascular complications, stroke, peripheral vascular disease, kidney failure, sexual dysfunction, skin disorders, memory impairment, and in worst cases even depression. Whatever stage of diabetes you are in, we are always there to help. Our specialists offer immediate care for such critical cases. 
  • Diabetes self-management support: Our self-management support will educate you with lifestyle changes required to improve your clinical conditions and quality of life. 
  • Diabetes speciality clinics: We provide diabetes treatment to people of all ages and have special units for children and women undergoing gestational diabetes. 


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