Diabetes Services - St. Mary's Joslin Diabetes Center
St. Mary's affiliation with Joslin Diabetes Center joins this internationally recognized leader in treatment, research, education, and management with the Tri-State's leader in advanced medical care. Joslin, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School, specializes in diabetes care and is a pioneer in the development of state-of-the-art diabetes treatment principles. Now, you can benefit from this expertise without traveling to Boston.
Diabetes affects more than 24 million Americans, many of whom aren't aware they have the disease until symptoms begin affecting them. Diabetes is a chronic illness that impairs the body's ability to convert food into energy. This disease can affect every major organ in the body and lead to blindness, stroke, heart problems and more.
The Joslin programs at St. Mary's can help you recognize and learn about your illness and assist you and your family members to better manage your diabetes.
Dr. Vishal Bhatia graduated from All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi and also completed three years of Internal Medicine training. AIIMS is the most reputed Medical School in South Asia. Dr. Bhatia was ranked among the top 5 in India, among 200,000 applicants, at AIIMS. Dr. Bhatia moved to the United States in 2002 and completed training at SUNY- Buffalo, New York. Most recently, he has practiced endocrinology at Sanford Health in South Dakota for almost 8 years. He is Board Certified in Endocrinology, Internal Medicine and Hypertension.
Services in Endocrinology
- Diabetes: Type 1 and 2 diabetes, Insulin pumps, Obesity
- Thyroid: Thyroid Diseases, Thyroid ultrasounds, Graves's disease, Thyroid cancer diagnosis and treatment, Thyroid nodules, Thyroid biopsy
- Calcium disorders, high and Low blood calcium conditions
- Vitamin D deficiency states
- Adrenal gland and steroid diseases
- Difficult to control hypertension
- Pituitary Disorders
- Bone diseases and Osteoporosis, Stress and fragility fractures
- Kidney Stones
- Fatty liver condition evaluations
- Low Testosterone State in men
- Unexplained Fatigue, hot flashes and excessive sweating