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Published in Health Thursday, 01 June 2017 17:50

India’s foremost Centre of Excellence in Diabetes Care, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre opened its first clinic in Kochi  at Infiniti, S.A road Vyttila. The centre was inaugurated by Smt. Soumini Jain,  Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation. M. Premachandran,  Corporation  Councillor,  and Dr. Prakash Chandran, Rotary District  Governorfelicitated  the function. Also present at the inauguration were Dr. V Mohan, Chairman, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre, Mr. SubhamBardhan, CEO, Dr. R.M. Anjana, Managing Director, Dr. RanjitUnnikrishnan, Vice Chairman and Major (Retd.)  Dr.Jyotish R. Nair, Consultant, Kochi branch.

Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties 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.

Kerala is the diabetes capital of India with a prevalence of diabetes as high as 20% ─ double the national average of 8%. In a large multi-center study involving nearly 20,000 subjects, the prevalence of diabetes in Cochin was 18% compared to 15% in Hyderabad and New Delhi, 4% in Nagpur and 3% in Dibrugarh.

Today with over 29Centers across the country, Dr.Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre 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 Specialties Centre 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.
Inaugurating the diabetes centre, Smt. Soumini Jain,  Mayor, Kochi Municipal Corporation said, “I am very happy to welcome Dr. Mohan and his team to Kochi. With the new centre in the city and the top notch facilities we will definitely be able to raise awareness and keep a check on the diabetes ratio in the city “

Commenting on the launch,  M. Premachandran, Councillor, Corporation of Kochi, said “I’m glad to be a part of the grand inauguration of Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre’s first branch in Kochi and I wish them all the success in their future endeavours. Diabetes is a disorder and not a disease; it can be managed with an improvement in the lifestyle and changes in dietary patterns along with regular monitoring and checkups.”

Commenting on the launch, Dr. Prakash Chandran, Governor Rotary District, 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”

Commenting on the occasion, Dr. V. Mohan, Chairman, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centresaid, “An alarming ratio of India’s population is already diabetic and this is likely to double itself by 2030. It is important 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 launch, Dr. R.M; Anjana, Managing Director, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Centre “Incidence of diabetes among people in Kerala with normal glucose tolerance at baseline is 30.7 per 1,000 person years, while the incidence of pre-diabetes among people with normal glucose tolerance is 165.2 per 1,000 person years.  With this new branch, we aim to expand and enhance diabetes care facilities and create awareness about the chronic illness”

Adding to the statement, Dr. RanjitUniikrishnan, Vice Chairman 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,  Subham Bardhan,CEO 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 Kochi 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 29 diabetes centres and clinics in India (8 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 or24x7    at    920920 0091.

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