Diabetes

 

Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. With diabetes, your body either doesn’t make enough insulin or can’t effectively use the insulin it does make.

Untreated high blood sugar from diabetes can damage your nerves, eyes, kidneys, and other organs.

Symptoms includes increased hunger, increased thirst, weight loss, frequent urination, vision, extreme, sores.

At Desun Hospital, Siliguri, we ensure the right treatment with the comprehensive approach for diabetes management.

The Department of Diabetology at Desun Hospital Siliguri is a modern diabetes care unit. It has 360 degree facility for diabetes care and patients with high blood sugar or low blood sugar levels.

Desun Hospital Department of Diabetes care is popular nearby and also people from all over West Bengal and Siliguri, neighbouring states visit the hospital OPD for doctor appointment and consultation.

People with uncontrolled blood glucose level are exposed to many health risks, at Desun comprehensive medical care for early diagnosis of diabetes starts at level where patients visit for OPD doctor visits and undergo routine tests.

Modern tests and experienced diabetes specialist doctors, endocrinologists’advice the patient with proper medicines, lifestyle and testing for monitoring the blood glucose level.

There are also dieticians and nutritionists to support the patient for better wellbeing.

The risk related to diabetes is high if not properly treated and controlled. The initial symptoms diabetes are not very prominent so mostly ignored and most of the cases are diagnosed only when the blood glucose level is considerably high. If untreated or not properly treated it can damage certain organs like heart, eyes, liver, kidneys, neurological system, foot, urological system etc. High blood glucose level. Uncontrolled diabetes exposes us to many more health risks, complexity during surgeries etc.

There are testing packages for diabetes and also many modern tests like HBA1C , Sugar fasting, Sugar PP (post prandial) , tests for heart, liver, kidneys, nerves, eyes etc are available.

Diabetes can set at any age, even at younger age, middle age, it mostly sets around later part of the middle age of a person.

 

Diabetes related tests

  • Checking for other related health problems
  • Diabetes (Type 1 & Type 2)
  • Gestational Diabetes (during pregnancy)
  • Obesity and Diabetes
  • Weight management with Diabetes
  • Diabetic Nephropathy (kidneys)
  • Diabetic Neuropathy (nerves)
  • Diabetes and Hypertension
  • Diabetic Foot (foot and legs)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy (eyes)
  • Diet and nutrition
  • Life style recommendations
 

Why DESUN?

DESUN is the only Superspeciality hospital in Siliguri providing tertiary care and is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure to handle any kind of critical medical problems. Siliguri serves as the important connector between the southern and northern parts of West Bengal. It is the transit point for air, road and rail traffic to the neighbouring countries like Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh and hence is experiencing a rapid and a steady population expansion. The healthcare hinterland of Siliguri consists of the districts like Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur, Darjeeling, Cooch Behar, Jalpaiguri, etc. Siliguri being surrounded by Bihar, Assam, Sikkim, Bhutan and Nepal had a requirement for a tertiary care hospital which Desun Siliguri aims to provide.

 

What makes us Unique?

We are the only hospital in Siliguri to have 1 dedicated lifesaving ventilator for each ICU bed. Desun is the only hospital in Siliguri to have a specialised advanced Burns Unit. Emergency, Trauma and Critical Care are highly complex Superspeciality medical areas where multiple Speciality doctors are required simultaneously. DESUN is reputed for its expertise in this complex area with specialist in home full time doctors available at your service 24x7. DESUN is the only hospital in Siliguri and North Bengal to have Steel Operation Theatres i.e. OTs made entirely of medical grade steel, because of which chances of Infection are very minimal. Desun has modern Soundless MRI facility and state-of-the-art CT scan machine.

 

Quality Benchmark

  • 304 Bed Capacity
  • 45 Intensive Trauma Unit (ITU) beds supported with lifesaving infrastructure for treating serious trauma
  • 24 Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds with lifesaving ventilator with each beds
  • 12 Step down ICU beds with state-of-the-art infrastructure
  • 9 floors equipped with modern and advanced state of the art medical equipment
  • Dedicated Burn Unit
 

Safest Hospital for Any Operation

Two of the major fears any surgeon has before any operation is that of OT infection and heart complications during or after the operation. If OT infections occur or the patient develops cardiac problems the recovery of the patient becomes difficult and much time consuming in many cases. DESUN is the only hospital in Siliguri having STEEL OPERATION THEATERS (Steel OTs) which drastically reduces chances of OT infection. After the surgery the patient is under the best care of doctors and nurses in the post-operative phase at DESUN. Also DESUN has the largest Heart Institute in Siliguri to handle any cardiac emergencies during or after the operation.

 

Specialist Doctors’ Round the Clock

With 20 medical departments having in-house specialist doctors any problem during your stay at DESUN can be handled by this specialist doctors’ team 24 hours. You may be admitted for a particular surgery but in the event there are some problems which a specialist needs doctor of another department it is available immediately in- house at DESUN. This facility is often not available at other renowned hospitals.

 

High success rate in emergency and complicated surgeries

Desun has note worthy success stories in emergency and critical medical cases. The experienced team of doctors, medical staff and other support staff delivered excellence and saved lives. Know more .

102 years old man gets a new lease of life at Desun Siliguri. Desun hospital Siliguri is one of the most dependable hospital for emergency hospital admission in North Bengal and well-connected neighbouring states. Watch Video

 

Ambulance Network

Desun Siliguri has a very large network of ambulance. The ambulance assistance network covers all areas of north Bengal, neighbouring states like Purnia and more locations in Bihar, Tripura, Assam and others. Once someone connects to Desun hospital emergency team or hospital team in respective phone numbers for admission of their patients in Desun Hospital Siliguri, the nearest ambulance from the network reaches the person’s location to pick the patient and bring them to Desun Hospital Siliguri. This facility is also availed by patients at Desun Siliguri to reach home after discharge if they medically require an ambulance assistance to reach home.

 

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