In Asian countries and Malaysia in particular, diabetes is one of the biggest health problems mainly because of the diet being practiced and taken regularly. Diabetes requires regular checks and treatment while the patient must be able to undergo a change in lifestyle especially when it comes to food intake and exercising.
If you have symptoms of diabetes, then you will need to look for a specialist who cans advice you accordingly. Most hospitals and medical centres in Malaysia offer a department to treat patients with diabetes with highly professional and qualified doctors. Among them include:
Dr. Mazidah Bt Mohmad Zin
Dr Mazidah is attached with the Subang Jaya Medical Centre. She holds a MBBS from Melbourne and MRCP from the United Kingdom and is specialized in Endocrinology which means is a trained physician who can diagnose the diseases that are linked to the glands which is often related to diabetes. Dr Mazidah had previously performed procedures like osteoporosis treatment, diabetes and pituitary function tests while treating patients with hypertension, diabetes, lipid disorders, thyroid and parathyroid disorders and hyperthyroidism, among others.
Dr. Vijay Ananda Paramasvaran
Dr Vijay is a specialist in Endocrinology who is attached with Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur in Bangsar. He has worked with patients who have osteoporosis, endocrine disorders as well as diabetes. Dr Vijay attended the Queen’s University Belfast in The UK where he is a member of the Endocrine Society of the United States, the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, the Malaysian Diabetes Assocation and the MEMS (Malaysian Endocrine and Metabolic Society).
Dr Anil K Radhakrishnan
Dr Anil is a specialist in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Medicine who is attached with the KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital. A first class MBBS recipient at the Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, Inida, he brings with him many years of experienced as a Medical Officer in Malaysian hospitals before completing his specialist postgraduate qualifications in Internal Medicine from University of Malaya and the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. He then underwent the Ministry of Health’s Gastroenterology Fellowship Subspecialty programme at the Kuala Lumpur hospital where he continued to serve and treat patients through his role as a Senior Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician in the Department of Medicine with KLH before joining KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital. A Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians of Glasgow, Dr Anil has treated patients with diabetes and hypertension as well as in other diseases like acid reflux, dyspepsia and irritable bowel syndrome.
Dr Leslie Charles Lai Chin Loy
Dr Leslie is attached with Gleneagles Hospital Kuala Lumpur where he specializes in Endocrinology. He received his post graduate clinical training in +London and has treated patients with thyroid disorders and diabetes.
Dr Faridah Ismail
Dr Faridah is attached with the Gleneagles Medical Kuala Lumpur where she specializes in Endocrinology and is a physician with a special interest in diabetes for the young.
Dr Tan Tean Tune
Dr Tan specializes in endocrinology who graduated from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia with his specialist degree from the Royal College of Physicians of United Kingdom, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeon in Glasgow and the Royal College of Physician in Edinburgh.