DR. LAXMI KANT SHARMA - Consultant Endocrinologist and Laser Specialist

Consultant Endocrinologist in Dubai

The diabetes and endocrinology center at the HMC Medical Center provides comprehensive state-of-the-art services for the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, thyroid, and all hormonal disorders.

Common Endocrinology Conditions

Type 2 Diabetes: the most common form of diabetes, representing95% of the cases. Approximately 4-8% of adult people are diabetic. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes are so mild they often go unnoticed for years. For many, the first sign of diabetes comes when complications of high blood glucose begin to appear through abnormal sensation in feet, kidney distinctions, eyesight changes and advanced changes in heart and blood vessels, which can cause angina, heart attacks, etc. During an asymptotic period, a fasting blood glucose check or oral glucose tolerance check may be the only way to detect the condition.

Type 1 Diabetes usually starts in adolescence. Common symptoms are weight loss, excessive urination occurred over a few days. 

Gestation Diabetes (GDM): high glucose that is recognized for the first time during pregnancy. Care is largely directed towards improving glucose levels and the health of mother and her baby. Treatments includes lifestyle changes, oral medicines, among others.

Hypothyroidism / Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: an autoimmune damage to thyroid gland which results in reduced thyroid hormone release and, thus, hypothyroidism.

Hyperthyroidism: a condition due to excessive thyroid hormone production, which causes accelerated metabolism and its subsequent tiredness, palpitations, tremors, etc.

Thyroid nodules and goiter are structural changes in thyroid gland where proper assessments are required to rule out malignant disorders and strategize adequate treatment to prevent progression.

Thyroid disease in pregnancy: proactive and precise care leads to improved fertility, prevention of abortion, and healthy development of newborns.

Obesity: abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that present a risk to health. It is a risk factor for diabetes, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, fatty liver, sleep apnea, PCOD, and increase risk of colon and endometrial cancers.

PCOD: a condition that affects a woman’s hormone levels. Normal rise and fall of estrogen is reduced, and free testosterone is in higher levels. This condition is treated differently depending on the patient’s preference of health outcome.

Vitamin D deficiency: low vitamin D levels are present in 40-70% of people and it leads to bone pain, weakness in muscles, and numbness.



  • Diabetes and thyroid disorders (for all age groups, including pregnant women)

  • Hormonal disorders

  • Weight and geight related disorders
  • Lipid disorders

  • Calcium disorders

  • Osteoporosis
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