The burden of diabetes is expected to increase in India as a result of rapid demographic and lifestyle changes that include the aging population, increasing urbanization, dietary changes, reduced physical activity, and unhealthy behaviors.
Dr Subhankar Chowdhury is Professor and Head, Dept. of Endocrinology, IPGME & R and SSKM Hospital, Kolkata. He is also available for consultation on weekday evenings at several hospitals and clinics around Kolkata, as detailed on this website. Dr Chowdhury had a brilliant academic record starting from the school-leaving examination (2nd position out of nearly 200,000 candidates), through MBBS, DTM & H, MD and DM courses (numerous college medals, scholarships and prizes, and topper in the University final examinations).