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Managing diabetic foot
Date: Mon 05 Sep, 2022 9:00–10:00pm
Duration: 1 hour

What the session is about

Managing diabetic foot (9.00 to 09.30 pm)

  • Early diagnosis of high-risk feet
  • Classifications of diabetic foot wounds
  • Case studies of diabetic foot ulcers

Interactive Q&A (9.30 to 10.00 pm)

  • Register now and send your questions through the chat window
  • You can also send questions 'Live' during the Webinar on Sept 5th through the chat window below the video
About the presenters:
Dr muruganathan 1661508219

Dr. A. Muruganathan is a renowned physician working in Tamil Nadu currently. His contributions to the field of medicine and his achievements are numerous and some of these are listed below:


  • Ex. Emeritus Professor – The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University
  • Imm. Past Governor – American College of Physicians India Chapter
  • Dean – Indian College of Physicians (ICP): 2016-2017
  • President – Hypertension Society of India (HSI): 2015-2016
  • Past President – Association of Physicians of India (API): 2013-2014
  • Past President – Tamil Nadu IMA & Past Dean IMA CGP


  • Adult Immunisation-2014
  • Progress in Medicine 2017
  • Medicine Update 2013 and 2017
  • Manual of Hypertension-2015 & 2019


  • Received BC Roy Award from President of India 2005
  • WHL Excellence Award in Population Hypertension Prevention and Control 2021
  • Received Best Performing Doctor Award from Tamilnadu Government on Doctors Day 2014
  • Received Lifetime Achievement Award by TN DR. M.G.R. Medical University & Saveetha Medical University, K.G. Foundation, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Foundation & Indian Society of Hypertension
Dr. vijay viswanathan 1661508219

Dr. Vijay Viswanathan is a President, Head & Chief Diabetologist at M.V. Hospital for Diabetes & Professor at M. Viswanathan Diabetes Research Centre in Chennai

  • He has completed more than 31 years as a diabetologist
  • He is holding a patent right of a novel on therapeutic footwear for diabetic patients with foot complications named as “DIASTEP”
  • He has been a first Non European President of D-Foot International based in Belgium and consisting experts in Diabetic Foot (2021-2023)
  • He has been a national vice president of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes - RSSDI (2019-2022)
  • He has organized several meetings on Diabetic Foot at the national level & participated and delivered several lectures on Diabetic Foot both at National and International forums
  • He has been a member of several association some of these are European Association for Study of Diabetes (EASD), European Diabetic Nephropathy Study Group (EDNSG), Founder Member of Diabetic Foot Study Group (DFSG) of European Association for Study of Diabetes, etc.


  • He has published over 300 research papers in peer reviewed national & international journals
  • He has also contributed about 25 book chapters
  • He has been an editor of Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Tamil Nadu State Chapter (TAPIJ) from 2009
  • He has been an associate editor in RSSDI journal (International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countrie)

Education Qualifications:

MD, PhD, FRCP(London & Glasg.), FICP, FFPM, RCPSG 


  • Awarded Prof. Rathinavelu Subramaniam Endowment Award by the Association of Physicians of India (77th APICON) for the talk on Prevention of Diabetic complications – Indian Experience on 16th April 2022 in Jaipur
  • Honoured as a faculty of Podiatry Medicine at the Prestigious Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCPSG), 2021
  • Recipient of the First Vivian Fonseca Award from the American Diabetes Association for the research paper on Diabetes and TB in 2013
  • Received fellowship award by the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes (RSSDI) during 45th Annual RSSDI 2017 at Bhubaneswar
  • Awarded a gold medal oration by the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes (RSSDI) during the 3rd Annual Conference held at Odisha between 22nd & 23rd August 2015
  • Received Medical Council Award 2015 by Governor of Tamil Nadu at Tamil Nadu Medical Council Chennai held on November 20th 2015
Dr. g senthil 1661508219

Dr. Senthil Govindan is a Consultant in Diabetic Foot Surgeon at M.V. Hospital for Diabetes in Chennai

  • He has worked as an Assistant Professor in the department of plastic surgery at Government Royapettah Hospital in Chennai
  • He has been saving limbs & life of thousands diabetic foot of patients
  • He has participated in various national & international diabetic foot research studies as co-investigator & principal investigator
  • He has presented many lectures on the Prevention of Diabetic Foot Complications & also conducted many Workshops on Diabetic foot across India and abroad
  • He has demonstrated live demos on diabetic foot surgeries at many diabetic foot conferences
  • He has been Invited as a speaker for the Tamil Nadu Dr.M.G.R. Medical University in Chennai
  • He has conducted various clinical trials & research activities
  • He has presented many papers at national & international conferences

Education Qualifications:

MBBS, MS. Gen, Mch. plastic surgery

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