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Endocrinology & Diabetes

Endocrinology is a speciality dealing with conditions related to disorders of the endocrine hormone system including pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and gonads. Diabetes and diabetes its complications related to growth & fertility-related issues.

Endocrinology & Diabetes


Why Chettinad for your Endocrinology Care?

Why Chettinad for your Endocrinology Care?

Chettinad has a well-trained team including an endocrinologist, Nurses and surgeons trained to perform, endocrine surgeries for comprehensive diagnoses and management. (20 years of experience in nationally and internationally)
Specialised Infrastructure / Equipment / Personnel

Specialised Infrastructure / Equipment / Personnel

Biothesio meter, Arterial doppler to screen for diabetes complications.


Thyroid Disorders

Hyper thyroidism, Hypothyroidism, thyroid cancers and para thyroid disorders - causes - bone, stone related diseases

Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Problem-related to menstrual cycle infertility.

Diabetes and its complications

Prevention, management and diabetes reversal. Education for patients' families and community.

Obesity and Related Complications

Team of endocrine physician (bariatric physician) dietitian, gastroenterologist - focusing on prevention management

Diabetes in Pregnancy

Diabetes / Thyroid disease in pregnancy


Chettinad Super Speciality Consultants

Dr. Meher Prasad


Dr. Meher Prasad

MBBS., MRCP(IRE)., CCT(UK)., Diabetes & Endocrinology CCT(UK).,

Expertise in

  • Pituitary, Thyroid, PCOS
  • Prevention / Reversal of Diabetes, Lifestyle Diseases
  • Weight Management, Sexual Dysfunction, Infertility

Frequently Asked Questions:

    There is no complete cure, however, Type 2 diabetes can be reversed which means if you lose a significant amount of weight you can control diabetes without taking medications.

    If you have a higher risk for diabetes if you have a family history, and you are overweight / obesity and have a poor lifestyle and can be calculated by using Indian Diabetes, risk score.

    Symptoms like usual weight gain/loss, unusual tiredness, anxiety, lethargy, sweating, and sleepiness, can suggest neck swelling. Needs thyroid blood tests and endocrine consultation.

    Mind set, monitoring consistency and habit changes and motivation. All are very important. It is important to see an expert I am who can deal with all these issues and also look into & treat. Medical issues which can cause obesity.

    It can be normal for some children, especially if family members had similar problems. It is however important to find if there is a problem and get advised by a hormone specialist.

    Yes it certainly can. Thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism, hyper hypothyroidism are common in pregnancy and are more commonly picked up as most of the pregnant women have thyroid and diabetes screening tests. Testing and treatment are important as it can avoid complications in both mother and child.

    Certainly both have to be tested and should get advice from infertility specialist.