GMC starts multi-specialty Diabetes Clinic at SMHS Hospital

GMC starts multi-specialty Diabetes Clinic at SMHS Hospital

Government Medical College Srinagar on Thursday started first-of-its-kind in state, a multi-specialty diabetes clinic at SMHS Hospital, here

Government Medical College Srinagar on Thursday started first-of-its-kind in state, a multi-specialty diabetes clinic at SMHS Hospital, here 

The organizes said the clinic will provide comprehensive super-specialty care of diabetes patients under one roof where endocrinologists, cardiologist, nephrologist, ophthalmologist, preventive medicine specialists and dietician shall be managing diabetes patients. 

"Envisioned by Prof. Kaiser Ahmad Principal & Dean Government Medical College, Srinagar, the clinic functions every Thursday from 2p to 4 pm at UPHC clincs, Block-F SMHS Hospital, Srinagar," they said in a statement. 

On the inaugural day, Prof. Parvez Shah HOD Medicine, Prof. Tariq Qureshi HOD Ophthalmology, Prof. Masood Tanvir, Prof. Muneer Masoodi, Dr. S Muhammad Salim Khan HOD Preventive Medicine, Dr. Nazir Hussain Chaudhary medical superintendent SMHS Hospital, senior faculty members including super-specialists, resident doctors and staff were present. They attended the patients at the Diabetes clinic. "Further, the family members of diabetes patients and other apparently healthy and at-risk persons shall be attended on all working days for risk-assessment, screening, counseling and life-style modification at preventive-health clinic at UPHC, Block-F, SMHS Hospital," the statement added.

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