Coimbatore doctor gets international award
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Last Updated: Thursday, April 28, 2011, 15:54
Coimbatore: A paper submitted by a city doctor has been named the Best International Paper by the Society of American College of Endosurgeons, at its Annual Congress recently held at San Antonio in Texas, USA.

The award was won by the paper on 'Sugergy for Type II Diabetes' by Dr P Praveen Kumar, a consultant at a private hospital in the city. The award carries a cash price of USD 2,500.

Praveen said that this surgery for Type II diabetes, also called as Metaboli surgery, was targeted at treatment of lifestyle disorders such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol by surgical means where medicines have failed to control them.


First Published: Thursday, April 28, 2011, 15:54

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