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Dr. R Balamurugan

MD (Internal Medicine), Diploma in Diabetology
Practising Since : 1995

Dr. R Balamurugan is an alumnus of the prestigious Madras Medical College, Chennai, from where he obtained the MBBS degree (1988), MD Internal Medicine postgraduate degree (1991) and a Diploma in Diabetology (1993-94).

Dr. Balamurugan is currently Chief Diabetologist at the Kovai Diabetes Speciality Centre & Hospital in Coimbatore. He started this Diabetes speciality hospital in 1995 and upgraded its infrastructure to provide total diabetic care. He has conducted more than... [+]

Appointment Information

Kovai Diabetes Speciality Centre & Hospital

Mon
10:00AM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Tue
10:00AM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Wed
10:00AM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Thu
10:00AM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Fri
10:00AM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Sat
10:00AM to 09:00PM
By Appointment
Sun

15, Vivekanand Road, Ramnagar Post, Coimbatore - 641009, Tamil Nadu

Tel: (0442) 4377732 ext. 22
Facilities
  • OPD
  • IPD
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • OT
  • ICU
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Dietician

Research

A 6 Months Study to observe the current regular practices in the treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. 2006.
A Phase IV 6 months Study on long acting basal insulin analogue in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus subjects. 2006.
A Phase III 26 Weeks Study on thiazolidinedione molecule in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus subjects. 2007.
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Publications

Article
Prevalence of Mitochondrial tRNA Gene Mutations and their Association with Specific Clinical Phenotypes in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus of Coimbatore. Genetic Testing and Molecular Biomarkers. 2010, Vol 14, No 1.
Article
Mitochondrial and Nuclear Gene Mutations in the Type 2 Diabetes Patients of Coimbatore Population. PubMed. 2010 Aug 22.
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Presentation
Prevalence, Pattern and Risk-Factors of Hypoglycemia in Patients taking Sulfonylurea. 16th Annual Congress of Asian Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES).
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Training

Teaching Experience: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Coimbatore Medical College, Coimbatore.
Conducted more than 150 lecture programmes as part of CME (Continuing Medical Education).
Chaired various Academic Sessions.
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