Prediabetes is a state that increases an individual's risk for type 2 diabetes. There is a high burden of cardiometabolic risk factors and a high prevalence of microvascular disease in people with prediabetes. Therefore, it is important that the progression from prediabetes to overt diabetes is averted. In this issue of Diabetes News Nucleus, let us discuss in detail about the significance of early identification and intervention in people with prediabetes.
Medical Director and Consultant Diabetologist,Dr. Kovils Diabetes Care Center,Mumbai
Dr. Rajiv Kovil is a Diabetologist in Andheri West, Mumbai and has an experience of 22 years in this field. Dr. Rajiv Kovil practices at Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai. Dr. Kovil's Diabetes Care Centre in Andheri West, Mumbai and Nanavati Super Speciality Hospital in Vileparle West, Mumbai. He completed MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1996 and Diploma in Diabetology (Mumbai University) from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in 1999.
Director and Consultant, Department of Endocrinologist at Excelcare Hospital, Guwahati, Assam
An adept Endocrinologist from Guwahati in Assam. Dr. Manash P Baruah is associated as a Director and Consultant Endocrinologist with Excelcare Hospital, Guwahati. His interest lies in research especially in Clinical Diabetology and Clinical Thyroidology. He completed DM in Endocrinology from reputed AIIMS (New Delhi). He is currently serving as a National Expert in the Certificate Course on Management of Thyroid Disorders (CCMTD), jointly sponsored by Public Health Foundation of India and Chellaram Diabetes institute, Pune. Dr. Manash P Baruah received the prestigious award as a national recognition of his excellence in the field of academic research.