Dr. Srikanth's Diabetes Specialities Centre - Vijayawada works seven days a week including Sundays. We encourage you to make office appointments well in advance. You can schedule your appointment in our centre in person or through an email firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 9299995809. Telephonic appointments for outpatients can be made during working hours. The Receptionists apart from giving the date and time of appointment will give you detailed information about the location of the hospital and the relevant medical information required by you.
Our Address, Timings & Consultation Fees are as below:
You are normally requested to come to the centre around 7.00 to 7.30 A.M. on empty stomach. You are required to be in total fasting. i.e. without taking tea, coffee, milk or diabetes medication. Please come along with all your previous medications and files / lab reports. For Visitors of Dr. Srikanth's Diabetes Specialities Centre parking is available at cellar and sub cellar levels of Noorani plaza. Please arrive to the 1st floor for registration and reception services. On your arrival, registration counter will promptly register your personal and demographic details. Height, weight and Blood pressure will be measured and the Physician Assistants would immediately take your medical history. You are then seen by the consultant who would recommend certain tests depending on your condition. This would include blood tests and battery of tests to exclude various complications of diabetes affecting the Eye, Kidney, Heart and Feet.
After giving fasting blood sample for the relevant required tests, you may proceed to have your breakfast. There are good canteens near by our centre serving hygienic food to the patients and to the attendants. If you are already on any anti diabetic or other medicines that has to be taken before break fast, donít forget to have them as per doctors advice. After your breakfast, you will be asked to wait for 1.5 to 2 hrs to give your next blood & urine sample (post prandial).
Mean while, Diabetes Educators will take a patient group education session on diabetes care and prevention, through audio visual program. They disseminate self-care management knowledge and skills to you. Individualized diet counseling is carried out by trained dietitians. Nutritional assessment is done and advice is given based on the assessment & your life style. Physiotherapist will demonstrate you the proper walking techniques and stretch exercises to practice the same at home. They also address your pain complaints which are quite common in people with diabetes. Our foot care technicians will do routine screening of your feet using Biothesiometer and Peripheral Doppler, to detect early foot complications. They will demonstrate you the pedicure and foot care techniques. Doís and Doníts in foot care will be explained. Appropriate foot wear will be recommended. An ECG will be taken, for early detection of heart problems. Eye doctor will be screening you for Diabetic Retinopathy & Cataract problems
All tests would be carried out by this time and the reports will be made available after your post prandial sample. The patients can then meet the consultant along with the reports for their final consultation and advice. Consultant will review your diabetes health goals, how closely these goals have been met till now and a consensus on reaching these health goals will be attained. Patient Relations Officer and Outpatient Services Coordinator will assist you in availing the fore said services. So you may have to spend about half-a-day to one day at the centre for comprehensive assessment of your diabetes and its complications. If you are from some other cities then you may continue the treatment at native place, after consulting once at our centre and plan for follow ups as per doctors advice. There are many Good & economical hotels near our centre where you may stay if you are coming from other cities.
Routine charges for consultation is 300 Indian rupees for first visit and 200 Indian rupees for regular follow up visit. The charges for Total Diabetes Check-up would be about 3000 Indian Rupees (about 50 U.S. Dollars), which includes
Fasting and Post breakfast blood sugars
Complete urine analysis
Eye examination for
Diabetic Retinopathy / Cataracts
Other special tests Ex., Treadmill, Echo, Ultrasound, Carotid Doppler etc would be advised based on patient's need and will be charged accordingly. For those who cannot afford these charges the tests can be suitably modified. In short Dr. Srikanth's Diabetes Specialities Centre - Vijayawada offers comprehensive Diabetes Care under one roof.
The amount collected towards special appointments is used to treat poor patients either free or at heavily subsidized rates.
We care about you and your health and we strive to make your visits with us as comfortable and stress free as possible. We look forward to providing you with exceptional care.
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