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Dr. V. Seshiah - Nutrition in Chennai

Dr. V. Seshiah


  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • 16 Awards

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Dr V Seshiah & Balaji Research Institute & Diabetes Care Centre

729, Ponnamalle High Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,


  • Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes in Children


  • Diabetologist
  • General Physician


  • Madras University, Chenai, India - 1963 Graduated


  • Has Been Instrumental In Establishing An Independent Department Of Diabetology, The First Of Its Kind In India At Madras Medical College And Govt. General Hospital, Chennai. Since Its Inception The Department Of Diabetology, Madras Medical College Has

  • Started A Post Graduate Course In Diabetes Leading To Diploma In Diabetology Under Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. The Department Has Also Been Recognised By The Medical Council Of India For PhD

  • First To Start A Separate Division Of Pregnancy And Diabetes In 1979 In The Govt. Hospital For Women And Children – Egmore, Chennai

  • Member of the Expert Review Committee for the Global Guidelines on Pregnancy & Diabetes at International Diabetes Federation (IDF)

  • Member of the World Health Organization Expert Committee for consultation on diagnosis and screening for gestational diabetes.

  • Task Force Committee member of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Pregnancy and Diabetes.

  • Task Force Committee Member Of The Indian Council of Medical Research on Type 2 DM & Traditional Medicine - In 1980’s

  • President For The RSSDI ( Research Society For Study Of Diabetes In India) Twice

  • Founder and Chairman – Diabetes India.

  • Chairman For The Annual Conference Of API 2002, Chennai

  • Dr. B.C. Roy National Award For ‘The Development Of Speciality For Diabetes In India’ In

  • Distinguished Member Award Of The Association Of Physicians Of India

  • Dr J C Patel And Dr B C Mehta Best Paper Award Under The Category Of Original Articles

  • The Indian College Of Physicians Has Honoured Him With The Master Teacher Award

  • Madras Medical College Has Honored With The “Lifetime Achiever Award

  • Doctor Of Science – Colombo University And Tamilnadu Dr.Mgr Medical University, Chennai


  • Indian Medical Association (IMA)


  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI)

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