|Samatvam Endocrinology Diabetes Center (SEDC)
is a health care and medical institution that specializes in treating and managing diabetes and other endocrine metabolic disorders.
Samatvam’s motto is“Service with devotion”. The core philosophy is the integration of science and spirituality, in the context of health care
|Dr SS Srikanta
MD (AIIMS), [PhD], FEDM, FACE
(Duke University, Joslin DiabetesCenter, Harvard Medical School, USA)
A senior endocrinologist diabetologist and physician scientist of international and national eminence and repute, serving people and society since 1978.
|Dr A Sharda
MD, DNB, MRCP, FEDM, FACE
(Univ California, Henry Ford USA; McGill Univ, Canada; Leeds GeneralInfirmary, UK)
A senior endocrinologist diabetologist with international and national experience and recognition, serving people and society since 1989
| Welcome to Samatvam Endocrinology Diabetes Center
“Let every action of mine be something beautiful for God.” Mother Teresa, 1945
Founded in 1993, Samatvam (= equanimity) has three core areas: health care, education and research. Currently, we serve through our 3 major facilities: Samatvam – Jayanagar, Samatvam – Indiranagar, and Jnana Sanjeevini Medical and Diabetes Center – JP Nagar, Bangalore, India. Every year we treat around 10000 people in our outpatient clinics, and many more through our community outreach programs.
As a specialised Diabetes Center, Samatvam provides state of the art comprehensive health care to those living with diabetes. The Diabetes Center has something to offer everyone, whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, or gestational diabetes; have experienced diabetes-related complications including eye, kidney, nerve or vascular disease (heart attack, stroke), foot problems and gangrene etc; or have lifestyle considerations requiring tailored therapy to achieve your long-term goals. The Diabetes Center has a knowledgeable team of providers whose experience caring for and managing diabetes spans over several decades. Diabetologists (specialist physicians with expert training and certification in managing diabetes and its complications) and certified diabetes educators are raising the level of diabetes management throughout the community, providing educational services to patients and their families.
Endocrinology is the medical discipline dealing with disorders of body’s chemistry, hormones etc. Besides the most common endocrine disorder diabetes, medical conditions treated by endocrinologists include: Lipids: cholesterol and blood fat disorders;Obesity: weight management; Thyroid: hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, goiter, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancer; Bone: osteoporosis / osteopenia, hyperparathyroidism, hypoparathyroidism, vitamin D deficiency; Pituitary: pituitary adenoma, galactorrhea, hypopituitarism, diabetes insipidus; Adrenal: adrenal adenoma, hyperadrenalism, hypoadrenalism, steroid use; Gonadal Disease:polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), hirsuitism, hormone related infertility, hypogonadism, Turners Syndrome; others: hypoglycemia etc.
Power of Prevention
A full and productive life is possible despite diabetes. Diabetes and its complications are preventable (Heart attacks, strokes, blindness, kidney failure, gangrene / leg amputations, etc). Heart attacks, angioplasties and bypass surgeries are preventable; to a major extent. The answer is in your hands … and Samatvam is there to help you.