More than 51 million people of India are afflicted with diabetes, and the figure is likely to touch 80 million by 2030. It is no wonder then, that India has been tagged as the ‘Diabetes Capital of the World.’
Fortis C-DOC headed by Professor Anoop Misra (Padma Shri and Dr. B.C. Roy awardee) is committed to provide state-of-the-art management of diabetes, metabolic diseases and endocrine disorders and comprehensive care catering to renal, ophthalmic, neurological, cardiac, and metabolic ailments emanating from diabetes and other endocrine diseases. Such centres will offer the entire gamut of services which include treatment of adult diabetes, gestational diabetes and pre-conception planning, young onset diabetes, diabetic neuropathy, diabetic foot, dialysis facilities for continuous glucose monitoring and insulin pump, hyperbaric oxygen therapy for foot ulcers, laser photocoagulation, speciality services for obesity and weight loss, thyroid diseases, bone and calcium disorders, women’s hormonal disorders, men’s health and sexual problems, growth and hormonal disorders in children, cholesterol and lipid disorders, special diets and nutrition therapy and brain related endocrine disorders. Value-added services include a Diabetic Helpline, Executive Screening, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, special snacks and foods for diabetic patients and diabetic appliances.
The first centre became operative from 1st January, 2011 in Fortis Hospital, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi and the 2nd centre was inaugurated on 24th July, 2011 at C-6/57, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi. Other Centres at New Delhi are opening shortly at B-16, Chirag Enclave opposite Nehru Place (Tertiary Services, Research, Referral & Training Centre), Fortis Hospital Gurgaon (Haryana), West Delhi & East Delhi.