Dr. L.K. Shankhdhar
  • 65, Male
  • Lucknow
  • India
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"UP Madhumeh Association was founded by me in 1993. This is a charitable Non government organization devoted to diabetes care. After 20 years effort, we could raise funds and build such a building for Diabetes Education; all with donations."
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"World Diabetes day celebration and launch of a MEDICAL COLLEGE for Diabetes Education by UPMA with Dr.LK Shankhdhar as Principal"
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"Quite recently I have been appointed Reviewer of American Diabetes Association's Journals- Diabetes and Diabetes Care"
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"Yet another edition of PUFC (Podiatry Update For Clinicians);16th Feb, 2014. Alstair Hunt from UK shall be participating as Guest speaker."
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Dear Friends from Tudiabetes.com

Hope you all would have celebrated World Diabetes Day with a lot of zest. Here I am narrating the way I celebrated WDD:

1. On 9th Nov addressed a CME for physicians of Lucknow, organized by Eli Lilly, title was-“Analog Insulin-Need of the Hour.” The function was organized at Hotel Parke In.
2. Answered the phone calls of readers of a news daily-the Jagran on 13th Nov during 2-4 PM.
3. Organized “Gobal Diabetes Walk” organized by Novo Nordisc at 7 AM on 14th Nov.
4. Started a “Diabetic Foot Check Up Unit” at Indira Diagnostic Lab and Blood Bank on 14th Nov.
5. Addressed the employees of Canara Bank at 3.30 PM. Topic was “Credit card Culture and Diabetes.
6. As Chief Guest, lit the lamp at 5 PM at Sahara Corporate House and addressed the audience on topic-“Prediabetes Is a Wake Up Call.”
7. Authored a “Diabetes Special” feature for Hindustan, Patna Edition, a leading national daily, published on 14th Nov.
8. Authored a feature on Diabetes for Arogya.com, an electronic Journal.
9. Authored an article on diabetic foot problems for “Current Diabetes Reports,” published on 9th Nov.
10. In several schools and organizations the head of the institution, read out a message written by me as part of WDD celebration; details coming to me gradually.
11. 500 people signed a pledge letter with following points:-
- I will lit a blue bulb on the night of 14th Nov
- I will participate in Global Diabetes Walk on 14th Nov.
- I will start regular walk/exercise from tomorrow for my own health
- I will stop smoking from now for my own health
- I shall contribute to the cause of Diabetes in my area of influence in any way.

Many more activities shall be carried out by me in the next few days.

Please reply with your contributions

Dr. L.K. Shankhdhar

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My book to be released soon

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 11:25pm 2 Comments

My book on diabetes foot related diseases shall be released on 10th Februray, 2013. The book is in Hindi. International company manufacturing foot related products has already placed an order for 500 copies of the book even before release

SMBG not found useful for Oral drug treated Type 2 Diabetes patients

Posted on April 19, 2012 at 6:02pm 15 Comments

While the value of self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) is well established in patients taking insulin (in both type 1 and type 2 diabetes), debate has continued as to its usefulness in type 2 patients not taking insulin.

It has been a working hypothesis that self-monitoring in these patients could prompt them to adjust their diet and lifestyle resulting in improved glycemic control.

A meta-analysis published in the Cochrane Library this year has concluded that this…


Neglect of Diabetes is akin to non usage of Helmet

Posted on January 2, 2011 at 6:26am 4 Comments

Mr. Parashar was my close friend. I was appointed CEO of his coming up Medical College- the SMPJ Institute of Medical Sciences at Lucknow. When he developed Diabetes 3 years before, he was so excited that he requested me to see him even at 10 PM, despite my reluctance. I did see him on that day and on the following day as well when I advised his some more tests. After that day he would have met me at least 50 times and had telephonic contact on innumerable times but he never talked of his…


Leaving for US next month

Posted on May 9, 2010 at 6:02pm 1 Comment

Dear Friends I am leaving for US in the next month. First I shall visit Sandiego to attend Conference on Endocrinology and next I shall be visiting Orlando to attend ADA.

World diabetes day celebration by chairing a session of mini ADA

Posted on November 26, 2009 at 3:12am 1 Comment

'I celebrated world Diabetes day on 14th Nov by participating in a mini ADA session, called BEST OF ADA INDIA, held at my place-Lucknow. It comprised of some 7 speakers from ADA. I had a chance to chair a session addressed by Richard A Kahn and Burant. See photopraphs'.

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At 9:06am on March 8, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Dr. L.K. Shankhdhar. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 5:07am on March 8, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 5:26am on March 8, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Dr. L.K. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:40am on March 8, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Dr L.K.
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 8:14am on March 8, 2010, Marie B said…
hello, Dr. S. I noticed you left a comment on your own page that was meant for Pauly. He may not see it. To reply to him, click on the words "comment back" under his comment to you. Then you can reply on his page, where he will be sure to see it.
At 5:00am on March 8, 2010, Dr. L.K. Shankhdhar said…
Dear Pauly
Thanks for your greetings. I am comleting 60 years today and pledge to take up newer and newer challenges in near future. Regarding taking leave, I work more on my Birthday and doing a lot of preparation to celebrate Ist birthday of my grand daughter on 14th of this month when I am expecting some 200 persons on dinner.
At 4:09am on March 8, 2010, Pauly said…
Happy Birthday Doctor! Hope you take the day off and do something fun and enjoy the day. Take care....
At 12:08pm on October 28, 2009, nel said…
Doctor, what an experience to have your grandaughter and rest of your family meet Prof. Martin Slink and this to happen in Canada , Montreal .
I did my 2 hour of volunteering on Thursday and met 2 TU members , Anna and Yves. Mission accomplished with the exception of not meeting you .
All the best from Salmon Arm , BC , Canada
At 11:36pm on October 14, 2009, nel said…
Dr. Shankhdhar...time to go to Montreal soon !!
I have signed up for the 5 k walk on October 22 ( Thursday ) at 6.30 am and will volunteer in room 517D handing out head sets from 8.30 - 10.30 am ...hope to go to the Exhibit area and my afternoon and evening are taken up by attending the CDA's NAGM ...will we have time to meet ???? What would you suggest ?? ( if not in person , than in spirit ...12,000 of us ...I can hardly imagine) . My big problem : so much to do , so little time . As I mentioned before, I do not have a cell phone . The Hyatt Regency phone number is 514-982-1234. If we do not connect , than I hope to learn here on TU , that you were very successful at the Conference , that Montreal was good to you and your wife .All the best.
At 12:11am on September 13, 2009, Suresh said…
Dear Dr. Shankhdhar,
Nice to see you and your interest in technology. Hope to see you in Lucknow SGPGI Diabetic Foot conference in Dec..www.sugardoctor.in
With Best Regards,
Dr. Suresh Purohit



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