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Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar
Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar
Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar is a young, passionate and dedicated Diabetologist in Karnataka. After completing her Masters in the year 2013, to further enhance her clinical practice in the field of Diabetes treatment, she earned her Diploma in Diabetology from S.L. Raheja Hospital Mumbai and Certification in Diabetes Foot Surgery from AIMS, Kochi. Her leadership has been instrumental in the establishment of a Comprehensive Diabetes Care unit at SDM Hospital, Dharwad. She strives to help the patients undergo an appropriate treatment for Diabetes and Diabetic Foot and also provides preventive regimen to keep their sugar levels in check. She believes that earlier the diabetes and diabetic foot lesions are identified, the better is the chance of getting hold on the symptoms and preventing further complications.
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Dr. Anooshas Diabetology Clinic
Dr. Anoosha Diabetology Clinic is a leading facility for the diagnosis and treatment of Diabetes and Diabetic Foot, with a special focus on preventive examinations to prevent secondary complications such as Foot Ulcer/Gangrene/Amputation, Heart attack, Stroke, Neuropathy, Nephropathy, Retinopathy, and Chronic conditions such as Depression, and Dementia. Patients with all types of diabetes ( Type 1, Type 2, Gestational and other types) are diligently cared, treated and counselled by Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, an expert consultant in Diabetology and Diabetic Foot care. Along with her regular clinic, she strives to provide top-notch diabetic care in a cost-effective manner through her telemedicine clinic also.
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Mrs. Anjali Basrur
My name is Anjali Basrur. I heard about Dr Anoosha from a friend of mine whose father was diabetic. Dr Anoosha was his doctor ,my friend was very happy the way her father got the treatment, Dr. Anoosha made a diet chart for her father who was on insulin and now because of her treatment he came on pills. I being a diabetic patient with sugar level more than 400, got a ray of hope and was lucky enough to get an appointment, after meeting the doctor half of my fear vanished and her talks, brought a confidence in me. After a month when I went for a checkup it was a miracle my sugar level was 115. I want to say one more incident one medicine prescribed was not available when I told her she called the MR to do the needful. I believe she is most humble Diabetologist. I have and will recommend her for my friends and relatives.
Mrs. Shashikala Raichur
Am shashikala, I have diabetes. I found out about this when I saw the wound in my feet, there was so much pain and i couldn't walk or do normal household chores. I had consulted many doctors but the wound wasn't cured. Then I consulted Dr. Anoosha, I got left foot toes amputated,and now am completely fine, no swelling no pain and excellent treatment by Dr. Anoosha, she has also given me a shoes through which i can walk comfortably and that too without pain. Honestly Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar is the best Diabetologist and I am glad that i met her and got the treatment. She understands Diabetes, its causes and the treatment. She explains the disease so well and make you believe that you will be cured and will be able to maintain a healthy living thereafter.
Mr. Govindaraddi Yerabandi
Proudly speaking, first of all I can say she is "VERY GOOD HUMAN BEING & Very good Diabetologist, many a times I have observed that your interaction with patient is truthful. Since my first visit as a patient I felt I am interacting with family person. You advice and address her patients problems peaceful then giving treatment. During pandemic your reaction was great and your help was incredible. When ever I was sending my weekly blood sugar levels report to you mam, you had reacted to my requests and given me necessary guidance about dos & don'ts which was very helpful to me. When ever contacted you through WhatsApp immediately, you have given proper guidance. Further I am thankful for the opportunity given me to say something in this platform. Once again thank you MADAM
Dear ma'am, My Heartfelt gratitude to you, for the service you render to your patients. My father(Basavraj Pattanshetti) use to feel very happy and cared, the way you used to treat him in his sunset years. We have seen many doctors in our lives, but didn't find anyone having patience and care that you show towards your patients. You are our first point of contact whenever there is a need. My father passed away last year due to heart problems, but he remembered you a lot during those last days remembering how you helped him and listened to every bit of his symptom and remembered how you relieve him from tiniest of his problem. May his blessings be always on you and your family.
Mr Ravindra Hunagund
True friend in Doctor role!! My journey had started from severe Diabetic (2010) to till November 2021, as same condition as it was before. In spite of having so many medicines, no of Doctors visits, many advices from many well-wishers and huge amount of savings / earnings spent, there was no sign of improvement. Due to the family history & other unavoidable circumstances, I lost hope to become Diabetic free till November last year. One of my neighbours (who had gone through critical Diabetic complications since many years) has become Diabetes free and leading a healthy life since last year. Inspired with this treatment, I had happened to meet Dr.Anoosha P. Bhandarkar, Diabetologist at SDM hospital Dharwad last year. Then, Miracles started happening. Everything was getting reversed slowly. I have started gaining confidence and new hopes of normal life!!My reading drastically came down from 350 to 200 within 10 days and it had reached below 150 in next 1 month. This helped me to take a new assignment again in abroad. Now, I am very happy that I am maintaining normal readings with her advice & treatment.
Mr Ravindra Hunagund
Dr. Anoosha is amazing & very talented Doctor. First of all, the amount of time she spends with each patient, lot of care, healthy advice & tips including reminders, everything is impressive. She is a true friend in the Doctor role!! Already my Parents & other family members are also getting very good control of Diabetes with least medicines. My references are too reaching her. Now, I have travelled to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where hospitals and costs of Medicines are too high and moreover getting friendly Doctor is very difficult. Now, she has started online teleconsultation platform to treat outside patients. So, this is really going to be another milestone to both people like me who stay outside of Hubli & for people across the world to reach our doctor any time we need Many, many thanks to Dr.Anoosha P. Bhandarkar & her dedicated team to bringing new hopes in to my life and many others lives too. Prayers & best wishes to Dr. Anoosha P. Bhandarkar to this platform & in her all future accomplishments.
Mr. Uddhaw Gadagkar
Dr. Anoosha, You are an amazing person & a perfect professional in your work. You are very thorough and accurate in your diagnosis. You follow through treatments leaving no stone unturned. Your attitude of listening to the every concern of the patients and providing recommendations and responses for the best course of action are, indeed, commendable...!!! You are, ofcourse, a very kind and caring diabetologist. Smita and I are very grateful to you for the excellent care you have been giving to us. You and your staff provide the best care. You are at the top of the game and always made my family and I feel safe and at ease in every way. I will always be thankful. You are staying in our hearts throughout our lives forever. Thank you for providing me with excellent medical care, sharing your wisdom & experience and for your continued encouragement in all healthcare issues. You are the best and I appreciate you so much...!!!
Frequently asked questions
What is Diabetic Diet?
A healthy, well balanced diet which is rich in nutrients, fibres, protein and polyunsaturated fats and Low in calories, carbohydrates and saturated fats is what is recommended for all pre-diabetic and diabetic individuals.Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, best Diabetologist in Karnataka, who named many successful stories of reversing Prediabetes. Book an online appointment for in clinic or online consultation for Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, an highly experienced Diabetologist in Karnataka by downloading careheal app or Simply click on Book Now.
What is pre-diabetes and is Diabetes preventable?
Before developing type 2 diabetes, most people have prediabetes, their blood sugar is higher than normal but not high enough yet for a diabetes diagnosis. Prediabetes is really common, the good news is that prediabetes can be reversed. If your blood test confirms you have prediabetes, we need to follow lifestyle changes to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes such as working with a trained lifestyle coach, who will help you take small, manageable steps that fit in your schedule and in your life, Discovering how to eat healthy and adding more physical activity into your day. Also, Finding out how to manage stress, stay motivated, and solve problems that can slow your progress. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, best Diabetologist in Karnataka, who named many successful stories of reversing Prediabetes. Book an online appointment for in clinic or online consultation on icareheal app or Simply click on Book Now.
What are the cautions to be followed by diabetics while exercising?
A Diabetologist generally explains that a person with Diabetes without any other diabetes related serious issues can perform all levels of exercise, but after adjusting their treatment regimen according to the kind of exercise, the diet so as to avoid the risk of hypoglycemia during exercise. Patients on Multiple daily injections of Insulin or Sulfonylureas drugs may need to reduce the medication doses based on their Blood glucose values during the days when they exercise. For such patients monitoring their sugar levels before/ during and after exercise is necessary. They also need to take 15 grams of simple carbohydrates before the exercise session and additional 15-30g of carbs at every 30 mins interval during long sessions of exercise. One more important thing to be followed is Wearing appropriate type of Diabetic Footwear while exercising, regular self-examination of feet before and after the exercise. Restrict the physical activity on the days in case of swelling/redness/increased warmth in the feet is experienced. Generally 30-40 minutes/day OR 150 minutes/week of moderate intensity aerobic exercise is recommended. But it is always recommended that a personalised exercise regimen for you (taking your overall health issues into consideration) is discussed and planned under the guidance of your treating doctor and a trained physiotherapist. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, one of the leading Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment for online consultation via audio or video call. Simply download icareheal app on your smartphones.
What is Insulin Resistance?
Insulin resistance is a complex condition in which your body does not respond as it should to insulin, a hormone your pancreas makes that?s essential for regulating blood sugar levels. Several genetic and lifestyle factors can contribute to insulin resistance. Not long ago, it was almost unheard of for young children or teens to get type 2 diabetes. Now, most of the youth is overweight, which is directly related to the increase in kids who have type 2 diabetes, some as young as 10 years old. Parents have the power to make healthy changes that give kids the best chance to prevent type 2 diabetes. And when the whole family makes changes together, it?s easier to create healthy habits that stick. Book an online appointment with Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, one of the leading Diabetologist to prevent Insulin Resistance to run in families, Consult her online or in clinic for easy process of consultation.
What are the signs of Diabetic Foot Ulcers?
Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, a well known Diabetologist in Karnataka explains that one of the first signs of a foot ulcer is drainage from your foot that might stain your socks or leak out in your shoe. Unusual swelling, irritation, redness, and odors from one or both feet are also common early symptoms. The most visible sign of a serious foot ulcer is black tissue or called eschar surrounding the ulcer. This forms because of an absence of healthy blood flow to the area around the ulcer. Partial or complete gangrene, which refers to tissue death due to infections, can appear around the ulcer. In this case, odorous discharge, pain, and numbness can occur. Signs of foot ulcers are not always obvious. Sometimes, you won't even show symptoms of ulcers until the ulcer has become infected. Consult a Diabetologist or a Podiatrist, if you begin to see any skin discoloration, especially tissue that has turned black, or feel any pain around an area that appears callused or irritated. A well qualified Diabetologist will likely identify the seriousness of your ulcer. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment for online consultation via audio or video call. Simply download icareheal app on your smartphones.
What are Diabetic Foot Ulcers?
As explained by leading Diabetologist, Diabetic foot ulcers, occur as a result of various factors, such as mechanical changes in conformation of the bony architecture of the foot, peripheral neuropathy, and atherosclerotic peripheral arterial disease, all of which occur with higher frequency and intensity in the Diabetic population. Foot ulcers are a common complication of diabetes that is not being managed through methods such as diet, exercise, and insulin treatment. Ulcers are formed as a result of skin tissue breaking down and exposing the layers underneath. They are most common under your big toes and the balls of your feet, and they can affect your feet down to the bones. All people with diabetes can develop foot ulcers, but good foot care can help prevent them. Treatment for diabetic foot ulcers varies depending on their causes. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment for online consultation via audio or video call. Simply download icareheal app on your smartphones.
How important is foot care in Diabetes?
Foot care is particularly important if you have diabetes. Foot problems are a common complication of this condition. Your feet can be affected in two ways. Blood supply may be affected, resulting in slower healing. You may also lose some feeling in your feet due to nerve damage. A person whose nerves are damaged by diabetes may not realise they have minor cuts or blisters, which can lead to ulcers. Foot problems can be avoided if you take care of your feet and act quickly when you have a problem. Get your feet checked at least once a year by a Diabetologist or Podiatrist to detect problems early and help prevent complications Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment for online consultation via audio or video call. Simply download icareheal app on your smartphones.
What is the treatment deployed by leading Diabetologist for Diabetes?
Treatment methods deployed by the Diabetologist for Diabetes includes the regular monitoring of blood pressure, blood glucose levels and the careful examination of the feet, to be able to make timely and appropriate adjustments to the therapy, for example Dietary changes and exercise, Diabetes patients receive medical advice and training on how to optimise their diet, as well as on how to integrate exercise into everyday life. Education on the pathology and possible secondary diseases, Depending on the type, not only diabetes mellitus but also diseases associated with it are taken into account, likewise, Secondary diseases such as peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAD) or diabetic polyneuropathy (PNP), Oral antidiabetics-Drug therapy with tablets, Insulin therapy- Administering insulin with pens, syringes or pumps. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment for online consultation via audio or video call. Simply download icareheal app on your smartphones.
What are the secondary diseases associated with Diabetes?
Given today?s sedentary and fast-paced lifestyle, Diabetes has become a common occurrence. Also it should not be taken lightly as it may lead to several other primary and secondary complications such as Heart attack, Stroke, Neuropathy, Nephropathy, Retinopathy, Foot damage, and Chronic conditions such as depression, and dementia. Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, a leading Diabetologist helps people understand the underlying causes, conditions, and early signs of Diabetes. Some of the secondary diseases which she deals with are Peripheral arterial disease or PAD occuring due to the presence of lipid deposition as plaques, blood flow and oxygen supply to the tissue in the blood vessels supplying the legs are reduced. Symptoms can include cold feet or pain in the legs when walking. Diabetic polyneuropathy or PNP, If a person?s blood sugar level remains elevated for years, functional damage to nerves can also occur. Depending on the form of impairment, different types of sensory disturbances like burning, tingling, numbness and loss of sensation develop. Diabetic foot syndrome or DFS, this concerns a serious complication resulting from diabetes. This occurs due to nerve damage or diabetic neuropathy and circulatory problems occurring in the foot or lower leg. This leads to tissue death and ulcers. In a worst-case scenario, the amputation of limbs is necessary. Dr Anoosha, one of the highly experienced Diabetologist in Karnataka screens the feet of all her diabetic patients, finds the high risk feet and educates them to prevent the occurence of future foot problems like ulcer, abscess, gangrene and amputation. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment with icareheal, Simply visit the website or download icareheal app on your smartphones to consult best Diabetologist.
What is Diabetes and its types?
As explained by Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, a leading Diabetologist , there are four main types of diabetes type 1, type 2, gestational, and prediabetes. Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic diabetes conditions. Each type of diabetes has different causes but regardless of which type of diabetes you have, it is important to get it diagnosed and get proper treatment as early as possible. Diabetes symptoms can vary which makes it difficult for you to know when you have diabetes. However, some of the main symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes include fatigue, increased thirst, increased urination, blurred vision, sudden weight loss, feeling hungry, and sores that heal slowly. One should not take the risk of ignoring the symptoms and instead should get yourself checked by Diabetologist so you can get the right treatment before complications arise. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, one of the leading Diabetologist in Karnataka to know about best prognosis of Diabetes by booking an online appointment with icareheal, Simply visit the website or download icareheal app on your smartphones to consult best Diabetologist.
What is the aim of Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar?
Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, a leading and renowned Diabetologist in Karnataka strives to help the patients undergo an appropriate treatment for Diabetes and Diabetic Foot and also provides preventive regimen to keep their sugar levels in check. She believes that earlier the diabetes and diabetic foot lesions are identified, the better is the chance of getting hold on the symptoms and preventing further complications. She provides specialised services in Diabetic Foot care ranging from - Screening the patients for diabetes complications, Regular Foot assessment, Callus excision, treating a foot ulcer, Bedside ulcer debridement, Advanced wound healing methods (Collagen and other growth factors AND VAC therapy), Charcot foot treatment with Total Contact Casting, Specialised diabetic foot dressings, Offloading modality for wound healing and Customised Diabetic Footwear for all types of diabetes and diabetic foot patients. Compassionate and committed to serve humanity she is reckoned to provide state-of-the-art Diabetes Care. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment with icareheal, Simply visit the website or download icareheal app on your smartphones to consult best Diabetologist.
What are the Awards received by Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar?
Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, a well established Diabetologist in Karnataka has won many prestigious awards., some of them follows. She won First place in United Diabetes Federation Quiz (National Level) - 2017, also she scored First Runner Up in Torrent Young Scholar Award in Diabetology - 2017. Presented in many National and International conferences and Published her work in several Indexed International and National journals. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, a leading Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment on icareheal website or simply download icareheal app on your smartphones for online or in clinic consultation.
What is the clinical experience of Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar?
Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, one of the leading Diabetologist in Karnataka has an extensive 5 years of experience in Diabetes and Diabetes Foot Care and also she has been instrumental in establishing Diabetes and Diabetic Foot Care Clinic at SDM Hospital, SDM University, Dharwad . Presented in many National and International conferences and Published her work in several Indexed International and National journals.Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment with icareheal, Simply visit the website or download icareheal app on your smartphones to consult best Diabetologist.
What is the education qualification of Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar?
A great academician and scholar, Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar completed her MBBS, M.D. Diploma in Diabetology from CPS,Mumbai. Furthermore, She also completed her PG Certification in Diabetic Foot Surgery from reputed AIMS,Kochi and a prestigious Certification in Diabetology from RCP, UK. Consult Dr. Anoosha Bhandarkar, Diabetologist in Karnataka by booking an online appointment with icareheal, Simply visit the website or download icareheal app on your smartphones to consult best Diabetologist.