Dr. Radhika V Kumar has a broad range of experience in General diabetes management which includes,Inpatient and outpatient management of T1DM, T2DM, diabetic emergencies, diabetes management during acute surgical & medical illness, management of diabetes in the elderly, Kidneys, Cholesterol, Eyes - diabetic related complications and foot care in diabetes. She also gained experience in pediatric endocrinology & diabetes mellitus, adolescent diabetes mellitus and maternity diabetes mellitus or diabetes during pregnancy.
After completing MBBS Dr. Radhika worked in Tamilnadu Public service for 2 years.
She then proceeded to the United Kingdom for further training. She completed training in General Internal medicine in Ninewells Hospital, NHS Tayside, Dundee and in Perth Royal Infirmary, NHS Tayside, Perth, Scotland, UK and gained extensive experience in various medical specialities and acquired MRCP (UK – GIM) – Royal college of Physicians (RCP -London, Glasgow, Edinburgh).
In the UK, Dr. Radhika V Kumar developed interest in Diabetes & Endocrinology and did her extensive specialty and sub specialty training in Diabetes & Endocrinology in NHS Tayside, Dundee, Scotland, UK and in NHS Grampian, Aberdeen and acquired MRCP (Endocrinology& Diabetes) Royal college of Physicians (RCP - London, Glasgow and Edinburgh).
A straight forward case of diabetic amyotrophy? Kumar R, Sudarshan T, Lang S, Swaminathan K. Diabet Med. 2010 Apr;27(4):487-8.
Patient acceptability of televideo clinic for diabetes in the Orkney Islands. Poster abstract. Kumar R, Philip S, Bacon J, Page C, McCallum C, Milne N, Gilmore T. Diabetes UK, P451, 2011
Does quantitative measurement of radioiodine (RAI) uptake on the post-high dose RAI whole body scan (WBS) predict residual disease in thyroid cancer following total thyroidectomy? Kumar R, McGeoh S, Lorimer L, Gemmell H, Bevan JS, Abraham P. – British Endocrine Society, 2012.
Winner of Poster presentation for 'Patient acceptability of televideo clinic for diabetes in the Orkney islands' - NHS Orkney and Grampian, December 2010, Royal Society of Telemedicine
Endocrine Society of India
Young Diabetologists Forum – Diabetes UK
Society for Endocrinologists, United Kingdom
Association of British clinical Diabetologists, United Kingdom