Mangalore gets its first exclusive Diabetes Specialty Centre

By Umashankara Sharma
Udupi Today Media Network


Mangalore, 20 March 2017: Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialty Centre, opened its 26th Centre at Mangalore. The state of art Exclusive Diabetes specialty Centre was Inaugurated by

  • Chairman of Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialty Centre, Dr. V. Mohan Dr. Prof. Prabha Adhikari, HOD of Medicine, Yenepoya Medical college, Mangalore
  • Dr. Prof. sydney D'Souza, Former HOD, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
  • D.I.G. K.R. Suresh T.M., commandant, Coast Guard, Western Zone
  • Dr. Ronald, President of Mangalore Club.
  • CEO of Dr. Mohan's Diabetes centre Subham  H Bardhan
  • Dr. Shrikanth Hegde, Diabetes Consultant, Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Centre, Mangalore.


Speaking on the occasion Dr. Mohan addressed the gathering on how the disease itself has grown and the number of people falling prey for the disease. Earlier, Diabetes was disease of the Old, now it is has been common even in young people as young as 15 to 16 years, it was said to be disease of the Rich but, the rich manage to curb by exercising and spending money but the poor fall victims, it was earlier believed to be a disease of people who lived in Urban areas, but now it is not like that. People from all walks of life get the disease irrespective of caste or creed is what he emphasized as his third generation in the family of diabetologist are ready to take the legacy of preventing and treating diabetes get ready with its 26th centre inaugurated today.




There are close to 80 million Pre-Diabetics who are diagnosed and the conversion rate is highest in India. Among them, close to 70 mission become diabetics, highest no. of diabetics just behind China. Our Rice eating patterns, lifestyle, lack of discipline & lack of awareness have been major contributers of the rapid growth of diabetes.


I am glad Dr. Mohan's clinic is here in Mangalore for the benefit of Mangaloreans. Their Intention is not only to cure but also curb and prevent the disease. So, please make good use of it, said Dr. Prof. Prabha Adhikari, HOD of Medicine, Yenepoya Medical College.


Speaking on the occasion, D.I.G. K.R. Suresh, T.M.who is the recipient of Hon. Tatrakshak medal, (given only to 8 Coast Guards across the country) addressed the gathering by encouraging them not to take the diabetes as a disability. Instead, he encouraged people to fight it hard by following simple disciplines and regular checkups. They have done their researches and the required information and counselling which will help people a lot, he concluded.


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