Kidney and heart protection

Protect yourself against long-term heart and kidney complications with cutting-edge diabetes treatments

Over time diabetes can affect the blood vessels and the circulation. With diabetes, a person has a much higher risk of heart and kidney complications than without diabetes. The heart and kidneys are at particular risk of disease, which impacts on health, wellbeing and longevity. Excellent diabetes management and tight glucose control together with blood pressure, weight and cholesterol control, can help prevent these long-term complications. Dr.JP Kotla Medical Centre offers cutting-edge diabetes treatment and tests with consultant cardiologists and nephrologists available (OMIT) to safeguard your health.

Beware that diabetes just like any other disease is better managed when detected and get treated early. You can get to find the best Diabetes Doctor in Hyderabad at Dr JP Kotla Medical Center.

The best way to prevent the long-term complications of diabetes is to carefully control blood glucose levels. Eating a healthy diet, living an active life, monitoring blood sugar levels and taking the right treatment can help reduce the risk of damage to the blood vessels.

  • Keep your blood sugar levels within your target range. Attend regular diabetes checks to stay on track and ensure problems are picked up at an early stage.
  • The diabetes team will monitor your blood pressure and treat any hypertension. Commit to taking any medication regularly and reliably.
  • Dr.JP Kotla Medical Centre will regularly check your lipid profile and provide any treatment you need. All patients with diabetes are recommended to be on a statin.
  • Stop smoking, it also damages the heart and blood vessels, Dr.JP Kotla Medical Centre can offer support to quit if you’re finding it a struggle.
  • Live an active life. Physical exercise makes the heart stronger, increases blood flow, lowers blood pressure and helps weight loss.
  • A balanced diet can protect your cardiovascular system. The Mediterranean way of eating and DASH diets have benefits for your heart. Reduce salt, saturated fats, sugar and processed food and tuck into fresh fruit and vegetables, fish and lean meat, whole grains and pulses, and healthy fats. Dr.JP Kotla Medical Centre’s specialist dietitians can provide advice and support.
  • If you’re overweight, try to get to a healthy BMI. It can decrease your blood pressure, reduce the strain on your heart and may put type 2 diabetes into remission. Dr Jp Kotla's Medical Centre can provide a truly personalised weight management programme to help you lose weight and keep it off.
  • If you know you have heart or kidney complications, then talk with your doctor to make sure your medication is chosen so that you achieve extra protection of your heart and kidneys.
  • Dr.JP Kotla Medical Centre are leaders in modern diabetes care. The specialist multidisciplinary team can provide support, medication and cutting-edge technology to help you take control of your diabetes.