Diabetology

High specialization areas of this center include

Diabetes 'Leap' Center - Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention

Juvenile Diabetic Foundation

For the welfare of children suffering from diabetics, VPS Lakeshore has started Juvenile Diabetic Foundation under the Diabetic Department. It aims to highlight the physical and psychological problems of children who need Insulin Therapy on a daily basis. VPS Lakeshore is the first hospital in Kerala to administer insulin pump to a 13 year boy in 2005.

This center makes the special surgeries of Angioplasty and Bypass surgery for legs to improve blood flow. The center is provided with most modern equipment to detect High Risk Foot, special equipment like Biothesiometer, Foot Scan, ABI, etc.

Doctors

1. Dr. Johny. J. Kannampilly Consultant
Dr. Johny Kannampilly was trained in diabetes at W.H.O center Zagreb, Europe. He is the first doctor from Kerala state to be trained and specialized in diabetic Foot. He was also trained at Kings College London under Prof. Mike Edmonds who is world famous in diabetic foot care.

 

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