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YASHOMATI HOSPITALS

Marathahalli, HAL Varthur Main Road
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JEEVIKA HOSPITALS

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Bangalore

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About Dr. T. R. Hemkumar

Dr. T.R. Hemkumar is a Physician and Diabetologist in Bangalore. He works at the Yashomati Hospital and the Jeevika Hospital, Marathahalli, Bangalore. Dr. T. R. Hemkumar, is an Intensivist and General Medicine practitioner, who has specialized in Diabetology. He currently practices as Consultant General Physician and Diabetologist at Yashomati Hospital and Jeevika Hospital in Marathahalli, Bangalore. His area of expertise is in Cardiology, Endocrinology,Diabetology, Tropical Medicine, and Critical Care. As an expert in metabolic dysfunction, Dr. Hemkumar evaluates diabetes patients and gives accurate diet and nutrition as well as formulates a personalized medication plan, including insulin dosage and regular monitoring for optimal diabetes management. As an Intensivist, Dr. Hemkumar is also an expert in evaluating and treating multi-system illnesses and infections in the field of General Medicine.

Dr. Hemkumar takes a complete diagnostic approach with his patients. He emphasizes disease prevention and wellness, so patients can live long, productive, and quality lives. Dr. Hemkumar personally sees patients through their hospital stays and takes pride in listening to his patients’ concerns and problems. He has proven his expertise in areas like Cardiology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Tropical Medicine and Critical Care. He advocates a healthy lifestyle to his patients along with a healthy diet. He is an expert in handling Metabolic Dysfunction. He is a trained professional in conducting Intubation, Hemodialysis, Cardiac Care, Echocardiograms and Pacemaker Insertion.

Specialisations of Dr. T. R. Hemkumar

Internal Medicine

Critical Care Medicine/Intensive Care Medicine
Diabetology

Academics

  • MBBS from V.M.K.V Medical College, Salem, Tamil Nadu.
  • MD (Internal Medicine) from Manipal Hospital, Bangalore.
  • MRCP from U.K.
  • Dip. in Diabetics

Achievements

Courses attended

Emergency Medicine - 2007
Sagar Hospitals, Bangalore

Conferences attended

National Midterm meeting of IRA - 2008
CMC Vellore,

Others

SYMPOSIUM on Emergency Medicine - 2007
Manipal Hospital, Bangalore
Annual CME by IRA - 2009
Bangalore Chapter
Kovai Lumen 2nd Collaborative Workshop on ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction - 2011
Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, Coimbatore
Workshop on ECG - 2012
API and Fortis Hospital, Bangalore
Global Premix Summit: Insulin initiation and intensification for optimal patient care - 2013
Kochi

More Info about Dr. T. R. Hemkumar

Specialist category: Intensivist / Critical Care Physician, Diabetologist

Work Experience

Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, General Medicine and Diabetology
VIMS Speciality Hospital
Aug 2012 - Present | Marathahalli Outer Ring Road, Bangalore

Tutor, Department of Physiology
A.V.M.C
Jun 2005 May - 2006 | Pondicherry

Consultant Physician, General Physician and Diabetologist
Apollo Clinic
Aug 2011 Jul - 2012 | Whitefield, Bangalore

Resident Medical Officer, Lavanya Hospital
Jun 2006 Dec - 2006 | Walajah Road

Medical Officer, Department of Internal Medicine
A.V.M.C
Mar 2005 Jun - 2005 | Pondicherry

Consultant Physician and Diabetologist , General Medicine and Diabetology
Jeevika Hospitals
Dec 2012 - Present | Dodda Nekkundi, Marathahalli Outer Ring Road, Bangalore

Registrar, Cardiology Department, CCU
Manipal Hospital
Aug 2011 - Present | Rustom Bagh, HAL Airport Road, Bangalore

Consultant Physician and Diabetologist, General Medicine and Diabetology
Yashomati Hospitals
Aug 2012 - Present | Marathahalli, Varthur Main Road

PG Resident in Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospital
Apr 2007 Mar - 2010 | Bangalore

Registrar, Cardiology Department and Cardiac ICU
Manipal Hospital
Apr 2010 Jul - 2011

Dr. T. R. Hemkumar's Posts

DIABETES AND EXERCISE

Diabetes and ExerciseFor those people with Type-2 diabetes as well as gestational diabetes, exercise is extremely important in managing these diseases. This information is good for both types of diabetes. The combining of exercise, diet with any medication therapy will help a person with any type of...

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Glycemic Index of Some common food

The Glycemic Index gives a rating to each food, between zero and one hundred. Did you know, the yellow split pea(channa dal) used in most of our Indian cooking has the rock-bottom lowest GI of any food. High: 70-100. These foods raise blood sugar levels rapidly. Keep to a minimum when trying to cont...

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Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin

Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Many people are under the false impression that because they have Type 2 diabetes, they will never need to take insulin injections. This is far from true. Whilst it is true that insulin treatment is vital for people with Type 1 diabetes (in fact they will die without the ...

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HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND DIABETES

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND DIABETES: DOUBLE TROUBLE? Diabetes and high blood pressure (hypertension) are serious disorders. Each of them can lead to severe complications in the body and in many cases they affect the same organs. Thus, one would naturally assume that if one has diabetes and high blood p...

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ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION and DIABETES

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION : You can do something about it! Erectile dysfunction is defined as the persistent inability to attain or maintain penile erection sufficient for sexual intercourse. Widely known as impotency it was in 1992, that the National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference...

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Diabetes and Atherosclerosis.

Diabetes and Atherosclerosis. If you have diabetes, you have a major risk factor for getting atherosclerosis. Not only do the arteries get affected earlier, but the rate at which the disease progresses is much faster in people who have diabetes. Coronary and cerebral artery disease is 2-4 times as c...

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Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes

Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Diabetes Modifiable major risk factors a)Uncontrolled and high blood glucose levels; b)High blood pressure; c)High cholesterol levels, especially the bad LDL-cholesterol levels which are above 100mg%; d)Low levels of the good HDL-cholesterol (...

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Bitter truths about diabetes

Bitter truths about diabetes Every minute 6 people die because of complications related to diabetes, that is every 10 seconds 1 person dies due to diabetes. Every 5 seconds 1 person develops diabetes. Every 30 seconds a limb is lost due to diabetes. It affects 7% of the worlds adult population and m...

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Targets for blood glucose control

Targets for blood glucose control The ideal target values for a good glycemic control should be as follows Fasting Plasma Glucose 70 130 mg/dl 2 hrs Post food Plasma Glucose 135 - 180 mg/dl 1 hr Pre food Plasma Glucose 90 - 130 mg/dl HbA1c Blood Pressure 130/80 mmHg Total Cholesterol Less than 200 ...

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Do's and Dont's in Diabetic foot

The do's Examine your feet daily for injury blisters , cracks , scratches , scaling and discolouration. Pay particular attention to the areas between the toes. To avoid fissures in the heel soak your feet in warm water for 10mts. Test the water temperature with your elbow. Gently rub the hard areas ...

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Diabetic Foot

Foot care and Prevention of Amputation in Diabetic Patients The foot of the patient with a long standing Diabetes is often the site of neuropathic and vascular process which pose a considerable threat, not only to the lower limb but also to the life of the patient. This demands much care and attenti...

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Peripheral Neuropathy

PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY Sensory peripheral neuropathy is present in at least 45% - 88% of people with diabetic foot. It may be symptomless or may produce symptoms which are so mild or vague that they are ignored. Sometimes a burning pain, often worse at night , may be present in the limb and this may ...

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Myths and Facts about Diabetes

Myths and misconceptions about diabetes There are many myths about diabetes that make it difficult for people to believe some of the hard facts such as diabetes is a serious and potentially deadly disease. Myths and misconceptions about diabetes Myth : Diabetes is not that serious of a disease. Fac...

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Myths and Facts about Insulin

Myth 1: Insulin is not good for health Fact: Insulin is a hormone synthesized by artificial process. As it is a hormone which is naturally produced in the body, insulin is the only medication closest to our physiology, which is available for treating diabetes. Myth 2: Insulin is given for end stage ...

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