Our Doctor

Dr Rakesh Parikh is a well known Diabetologist (Diabetes Doctor) exclusively treating patients of diabetes in Jaipur. He is a fellow of American College of Endocrinology (USA), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Glasgow), College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay. He has been trained at the prestigious Seth G S Medical College and K E M Hospital, Mumbai as a student of Diploma Diabetology.

Dr Rakesh Parikh is one of the few diabetes doctors in Jaipur who have been contributing equally well in clinical research. He has been a part of numerous research studies in patients suffering from type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2 diabetes mellitus, gestational diabetes, metabolic syndrome etc.

He has authored a number chapters in medical textbooks and has around 50 publications to his credit. “Index of Central Obesity” and “Parikh’s Formula to calculate EDD” are his published innovations. He is on editorial board and is a regular reviewer on number of medical journals. In addition to being member of number of medical organizations, he has delivered over 100 lectures on Diabetes in various medical education programs and conferences. He is the recipient of prestigious National Science Fellowship by Govt of India.

Publications 

Sr No

Publication

Citations

1

India; The Diabetes Capital of the World: Now heading Towards Hypertension

SR Joshi, RM Parikh

Journal-Association Of Physicians Of India 55 (Y), 323

67

2

Index of central obesity–A novel parameter

RM Parikh, SR Joshi, PS Menon, NS Shah

Medical hypotheses 68 (6), 1272-1275

50

3

Insulin-History, Biochemistry, Physiology and Pharmacology

SR Joshi, RM Parikh, AK Das

JOURNAL-ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS OF INDIA 55 (L), 19

21

4

Index of central obesity is better than waist circumference in defining metabolic syndrome

RM Parikh, SR Joshi, K Pandia

Metabolic syndrome and related disorders 7 (6), 525-528

12

5

Should waist circumference be replaced by index of central obesity (ICO) in definition of metabolic syndrome?

R Parikh, V Mohan, S Joshi

Diabetes/metabolism research and reviews 28 (1), 3-5

11

6

Prevalence and pattern of diabetic dyslipidemia in Indian type 2 diabetic patients

RM Parikh, SR Joshi, PS Menon, NS Shah

Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews 4 (1), 10-12

11

7

Changing definitions of metabolic syndrome

RM Parikh, V Mohan

Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism 16 (1), 7

9

8

Intensive glycemic control in diabetic pregnancy with intrauterine growth restriction is detrimental to fetus

RM Parikh, SR Joshi, PS Menon, NS Shah

Medical hypotheses 69 (1), 203-205

9

9

Peer review versus editorial review and their role in innovative science

G Steinhauser, W Adlassnig, JA Risch, S Anderlini, P Arguriou, …

Theoretical medicine and bioethics 33 (5), 359-376

8

10

Family history and pedigree charting–a simple genetic tool for Indian diabetics.

SR Joshi, RM Parikh

The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 54, 437

4

11

Trend of clinical drug trials in type 2 diabetes mellitus over last decade

R Parikh, K Pandia, M Goyal, M Sharma, MS Dolima

Perspectives in clinical research 2 (2), 64

3

12

Limit your waist size to half of your height

RM Parikh

Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism 15 (3), 228

2

13

Metabolic syndrome among Indian type 2 diabetic patients

RM Parikh, SR Joshi, PS Menon, NS Shah

J Gen Med 21, 16-9

2

14

Perception of various stakeholders regarding clinical drug trial industry in India

RM Parikh, K Pandia, M Goyal, M Sharma, MS Dolima

Perspectives in clinical research 2 (3), 86

1

15

Parikh’s formula to minimize errors in calculating expected date of delivery

RM Parikh

Medical hypotheses 68 (4), 928

1

16

Validation of a novel parameter–Index of central obesity

RM Parikh, SR Joshi, PS Menon, NS Shah

Diabetes June2006 Supplement PO-2268 (66th ADA Scientific SessionsAbstract)

1

17

Insulin Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

R Parikh

World Clinics Diabetology 1, 105-119

 

18

Pathophysiology of Type 1 DM.

RP Vishwanathan Mohan

API Text Book of Medicine

 

19

Diabetes in Pregnancy.

RG Arvind Gupta, Rakesh Parikh

Clinical handbook of Diabetes 1 (1), 149-158

 

20

Prevention of Diabetic Nephropathy.

RG Arvind Gupta, Rakesh Parikh

Clinical handbook of Diabetes 1, 73-78

 

21

Are low dose pioglitazone combinations justifiable?

RM Parikh

International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries 31 (4), 239-239

 

22

Documents versus facts

R Parikh

Perspectives in clinical research 2 (4), 149

 

23

Erroneous calculation of the expected date of delivery by medical professionals

R Parikh, K Pandia

Chronicles of Young Scientists 2 (3), 171

 

24

Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is not always benign.

MG Rakesh Parikh, Kirti Pandia

The Journal of General Medicine 22 (1), 35-36

 

25

Adverse fetal outcomes diabetic pregnancy

NS Rakesh Parikh, Shashank Joshi, Padmavathy Menon

The Journal of General Medicine 22 (1), 30-32

 

26

Infections in Diabetics

RP Dinesh Mathur, Anita Kanodia

The Journal of General Medicine 22 (1), 33-34

 

27

Diabetes and sleep disorders

RP Mahesh Goyal

The Journal of General Medicine 22 (1), 6-7

 

28

Differentiating diabetes from hyperglycemia – Need of the day.

R Parikh

The Journal of General Medicine 22 (1), 5

 

29

Non-invasive external shunting–A novel palliative treatment for superior vena cava syndrome

RM Parikh, K Pandia

Medical hypotheses 72 (2), 232

 

30

Metabolic Syndrome among Indian Type 2 diabetic patients.

NS Rakesh Parikh, Shashank Joshi, Padmavathy Menon

The Journal of General Medicine 21 (1), 7-10

 

31

Anthropometry – The most cost effective tool for evaluation of obesity

KP Rakesh Parikh, Shashank Joshi

The Journal of General Medicine 21 (1), 35-38

 

32

To cut on diet or to cut intestine?

R Parikh

The Journal of General Medicine. 21 (1), 4-6

 

33

Sleep disorders in Elderly.

RP Mahesh Goyal

Text Book of geriatric Medicine

 

34

Metabolic Abnormalities in Patients Treated with Antiretroviral Therapy.

SR Joshi, SS Joshi, RM Parikh

Diabetes 56

 

35

Insulin Administration – Some Practical Considerations.

ST Rakesh Parikh, Bobby Mathew

The Journal of General Medicine 19 (3), 19-22

 

36

Gender differences in pattern of diabetic dyslipidaemia-Asian Indian perspective

R Parikh, SR Joshi, PS Menon, NS Shah

DIABETES 55, A521-A521

 

37

Obstructive Sleep Apnea And Metabolic Disorders

R Parikh, S Joshi

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 8 (2), 51

 

38

Unusual Case Of Diabets With Diagnostic Dilemma

R Parikh, S Joshi, P Menon, N Shah

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 8 (2), 84

 

39

Pilot Sudy: Efficacy And Safety Of A Polyherbal Preparation (Dia-No) As An Adjuvant In Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

S Ambhore, S Joshi, R Parikh

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 8 (2), 56

 

40

Stem Cell Therapy In Endocrinology-Scope And Limitations

S Joshi, R Parikh

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 8 (2), 74

 

41

Fine Needle Aspiration Causes Iatrogenic Spread of Malignancy

RM Parikh, MW Jagtap

Hypothesis 4 (2), 8

 

42

Changing Human Architecture – A Global Challenge

SJ Rakesh Parikh

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 8 (1), 7-10

 

43

Sleep apnea and metabolic disorders

SJ Rakesh Parikh

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 8 (2), 51-52

 

44

Peroxisome Proliferator activated-receptor agonism in metabolic medicine.

SJ Rakesh Parikh

Post Graduate Medicine – Associations of Physicians of India 20, 108-120

 

45

Glycaemic targets in management of diabetic pregnancy with IUGR. Foetal growth versus Maternal Glycaemia: What should we target?

NS Rakesh Parikh, Shehzad Topiwala

Indian Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism 7 (2), 57-59

46

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – Guidelines

As a member of DIPSI GDM guideline committee

Journal of Association of Physicians of India Aug 2006