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Dr. Hema T - Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. Hema T

MBBS, MS, DNB (General Surgery), Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery (DBLS)...

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

28 Years Experience
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Dr. Hema T MBBS, MS, DNB (General Surgery), Diploma in Basic Laparos... Endocrinologist, Bangalore
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To provide my patients with the highest quality care using latest advancements and up-to-date health care technologies, as appropriate....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality care using latest advancements and up-to-date health care technologies, as appropriate.
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Dr. T. Hema is an Advanced Laparoscopic, Bariatric (weight loss) and Metabolic (for diabetes), Breast and Endocrine Surgeon currently working as the senior consultant surgeon at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, since 2009. In a career spanning over 22 years, the majority of it in a high volume teaching hospital in Mumbai, she has performed well over 16000 laparoscopic and open surgical procedures. These include: Whole range of Bariatric/ Metabolic surgeries like Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric bypass, Gastric band, ileal interposition and other procedures, Laparoscopic/ Single Incision Laparoscopic (SILS) Gastrointestinal and solid organ surgeries like gastrectomy, resection anastomosis of small intestine, colectomies for cancer and non- cancer conditions, hepatobiliary surgeries including cholecystectomy, Bile duct explorations, hepaticodochojejunostomy, lateral pancreatojejunostomy, splenectomy, emergency GI procedures for bleeding, perforation, obstruction, trauma, appendicectomy, etc, All types of mastectomies, microdochectomies and other breast surgical procedures for cancer and benign conditions, Endocrine surgeries like all types of thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies (including MIP) and adrenalectomy, General Surgical procedures for all types of simple and complex hernias, perianal disorders, inguinoscrotal disorders, etc. She completed her basic and advanced laparoscopic training from the prestigious GEM hospital, Coimbatore under the expert guidance of the world famous Dr. C. Palanivelu. She was accepted for and completed her extensive, hands-on Bariatric/ Metabolic surgical training from 2 of the best centres in the world – Cleveland Clinic, Florida where she worked with the dynamic Dr. Raul Rosenthal, and then at the Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgery (CODS) at Mumbai where she was trained by Dr. Muffazal Lakdawala. She has experience with hundreds of cases of Lap Band, Sleeve gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Duodenal switch (BPD-DS), duodenojejunal bypass, re –do bariatric surgery, etc. from this dedicated training. In addition, she is one of the few surgeons trained and performing Ileal interposition surgery for cure of Diabetes Mellitus, after training with Dr. Ugale (India’s first pioneer of this technique) at Kirloskar Hospital, Hyderabad. She has completed Fellowship training in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery from Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, South Korea, under the guidance of the world renowned Professor Seon Hahn Kim.M She also received advanced specialised training in Breast and Endocrine Surgeries from India’s first dedicated endocrine and breast post graduate course and department at SGPGI, Lucknow under the pioneering and visionary surgeon Dr. S.K. Mishra. She is trained in Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS; stood third in the exam). She was formerly working as faculty in an 1800 bedded public hospital in Mumbai – KEM Hospital, initially as a lecturer, then as Associate Professor and Head of Unit in Dept of Surgery.

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Education
MBBS - Mumbai University - 1990
MS - Mumbai University - 1995
DNB (General Surgery) - National Board of Examinations, New Delhi - 1996
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Diploma in Basic Laparoscopic Surgery (DBLS) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore - 2003
Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery (DALS) - GEM Hospital, Coimbatore - 2004
Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery (FMAS) - Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI) - 2007
Fellowship In Minimally Invasive metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMIMBS) - Cleveland Clinic, Florida - 2007
Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FMIMBS) - Centre for Obesity and Diabetes Surgey (CODS, Mumbai) - 2008
Fellowship in Robotic and Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery (FRLCRS) - Anam University, Seoul, South Korea - 2010
Languages spoken
English
Gujarati
Hindi
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Kannada
Marathi
Tamil
Awards and Recognitions
National Merit Scholarship, Karnataka University – S.S.C. Board.
National Merit Scholarship, University of Mumbai – H.S.C. Board

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We received the test report today for my wife of t3 t4 and tsh T3 is 92, t4 is 5.7 and tsh is 7.43. Currently she is taking 25 MCG thyronorm tablets daily. So please suggest your opinion.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
We received the test report today for my wife of t3 t4 and tsh
T3 is 92, t4 is 5.7 and tsh is 7.43. Currently she is ...
Dear Sir Your wife's test report are near normal. Please continue Tab. Thyronorm 25 mcg as suggested by your doctor. As it is deficiency of hormone so thyroxine is necessary to keep it in balance. Don't worry at all as it doesn't have any side effects. But please do check Thyroid profile once in 3 month to titrate your medicine.
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How to keep the sugar level normal without medication? What is the normal sugar level?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
How to keep the sugar level normal without medication? What is the normal sugar level?
Plasma glucose test Normal Prediabetes Random Below 11.1 mmol/l Below 200 mg/dl N/A Fasting Below 6.1 mmol/l Below 108 mg/dl 6.1 to 6.9 mmol/l 108 to 125 mg/dl 2 hour postprandial Below 7.8 mmol/l Below 140 mg/dl If you are diabetic you reduce intake and do exercises and monitor frequently. Reduce carbohydrates and sweets . Intake only needed fod to keep sugar normal level
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I' m a diabetic woman. I gain diabetes during pregnancy. My fasting sugar does not controlled I eat glycomet 500 Sr twice a day. My random sugar is ok. What can I do to control my fasting sugar?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
A sulphonylurea class of drug will take care of fasting sugar level. Dr surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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My mother in law suffering from type 1 diabetic having blood sugar above 160 always even 20 ml insulin taking three time a day. Now a days she started discharging urine day night with knowing her. Please advise what to do.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My mother in law suffering from type 1 diabetic having blood sugar above 160 always even 20 ml insulin taking three t...
she might have got urine infection...get her urine examined for infection by a local lab first..antibiotics to be given based on the culture report..her insulin also needs to be changed ... but provide details which insulin type is she taking
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My mother is 40 year old she have sugar problem and. Recently in ultrasonic she. Have tumor.in uterus doctor said we have to do uterus removal operation for that but in normal sugar . So my question is can. Operation be done using insulin or we have go through laser treatment where d treatment is good for this in varanasi.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical Cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
My mother is 40 year old she have sugar problem and. Recently in ultrasonic she. Have tumor.in uterus doctor said we ...
Uterus can be removed with sugar control with insulin. Laser is new technic, nin invasive, no surgery is done, less complication, sugar need to be controlled in this procedure, you can try laser as she is only 40 yrs.
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I am 35 year old and I have recently know I have type 2 diabetic so please let me what can I do for control this.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Please mention your recent bsl reports and ongoing treatment and revert back to me for further assistance. Dr. Surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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Does Hormonal Imbalance Hint the Risk of Diabetes?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Does Hormonal Imbalance Hint the Risk of Diabetes?

Does Hormonal Imbalance Hint the Risk of Diabetes?

Hormones are chemical substances that regulate a vast range of important functions in the body. They are secreted by various glands and organs and can affect important body functions like growth, immunity, blood pressure and glucose levels among several others. Several disorders can arise due to an imbalance of your hormones, particularly Diabetes.

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, which is mostly chronic or long lasting in nature. It interferes with the body’s ability to use glucose and chiefly pertains to the hormone called insulin, although other hormones can also be related.

Any imbalance for the following hormones that can lead to diabetes:

1. Insulin

Insulin is a hormone, which is secreted by the pancreas. Diabetes can occur when this hormone is not secreted in adequate amounts or in when it is used inefficiently. During digestion, food gets broken down to glucose, which provides energy to the body. Insulin facilitates the function of moving the glucose from the bloodstream to the cells. In case of diabetes, the glucose remains in the bloodstream due to insulin issues.

2. Cortisol

The adrenal gland is responsible for producing the hormone cortisol, which regulates blood pressure, stress and glucose production. The production of cortisol is controlled by another hormone called ACTH, which is secreted by the pituitary gland in the brain. Excess quantities of glucose in the body disrupt the function of insulin and trigger the liver to produce glucose, thereby leading to diabetes.

3. Growth hormone

The pituitary gland is responsible for producing certain hormones including the growth hormone. Growth and development of the muscles, bones and other organs of the body fall within the functions of the growth hormone. Overproduction of this hormone can lead to a disease called acromegaly in adults. Excess secretion leads to increase in the glucose levels in the blood, which can subsequently cause diabetes.

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My wife is suffering from high Uric Acid Lab Test report is 6.4 mg, Suggest me for her suitable diet, How to decrease the high Level Uric Acid, Also give some home tips. Which vegetables are rich in Vegetable Protein.

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Rheumatologist, Mumbai
My wife is suffering from high Uric Acid Lab Test report is 6.4 mg, Suggest me for her suitable diet, How to decrease...
Do check matchstick analogy in Gout which will answer all your queries No need to stop any dala or vegetables. Ask her to do exercise and control weight. Avoid junk food. Uric acid as such is not harmful unless associated with Gout. Your wife doesn't seem to have Gout.
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My mother aged 60+ suffering from thyroid since 2years ago her (t3) 89,(t4) 8. 1& (tsh) is9. 85. Now she is taking thyroxine 100mg. Your advice for medicine & diet.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
She must be taking thyroxine 100 mcg. Please consult further for detailed management. Dr surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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