According to W.H.O. Report Kerala is one of the most identified areas with Diabetes. Its estimated that more than 40%
of the people above 45 yrs of age are afflicted with this disease. So any hospital to cater to the people's needs a
Diabetology unit is absolutely necessary.
Dr. Nair's Hospital is having a full fledged Diabetology Dept,equipped with laboratory, functioning 24x7 hours to
meet an emergency. Since dietery habits play a very important part of Diabetery management a separate department
of Nutrition is functioning. Since diabetes is attributed to so many other complications, there is an excellant
co-ordination process has been followed with Medical, Cardiac and Ophthalmological departments.
This makes Diabetology department quite popular with the visiting patients.