DIABETOPAEDIA.COM is not a book on Diabetes and
This portal gives
the A to Z of diabetes in practice.
It is an attempt
to LINK THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CLINICAL
DIABETES and present to the reader the quintessence
of the multifarious facets of diabetes encountered over a span of over
It aims to reach
a wide section of people who could play the role of "enablers"(facilitators)
in the process of early detection, appropriate management,
possible prevention, proper education and help the millions of people
with diabetes live a full, functional, and meaningful
life with this ubiquitous disorder.
This portal is
based upon the knowledge and experience gained by application of evidence
based diabetology in a clinical setting by the clinician in the southern
Indian metro of Chennai (Tamil Nadu).
It is hoped that
this observational, practice based medicine would help future generations
of clinical diabetologists in achieving greater degree of practical compliance
and cooperation which is the backbone of long term surveillance of diabetes,
so essential for prevention of its complications.
This portal has
a separate academic section reflecting the Chairman's own spheres of interest
and clinical research publications, which aims to give a new direction,
particularly in the field of Juvenile IDDM research.
The portal has
a third section which gives a blue print of the Dream
Hospital & Research Centre for Diabetes
and the allied Multi-System afflictions. The hospital is envisaged
as a three tier, economically viable proposition to cater to all the sections
in the community. It should interest particularly the Health
care Providers (Health Insurance Companies, State/National Planning
Groups as well as corporates and NGOs with social commitment).
Finally, it must be stated that this Portal
is not a static one; it is a dynamic, interactive, on-going one,
which is committed to upgrade its contents with advances in technology,
not blindly, but after sufficient sincere analysis.
is a unique portal dedicated,
To the people of Diabetes,
for the people interested in the welfare of Diabetes,
By the people
who have had experience and expertise in diabetes
management for over three and a half decades.
Dr.C. V. Krishnaswami F.R.C.P. (E) D.T.M. & H. (EDIN)