Jothydev's Diabetes And Research Centre is named after jothydev Kesavadev the one and only son of Late P. Kesavadev and Smt. Seethalekshmy Dev. Dr. jothydev, is the CEO and Director of jothydev's Diabetes And Research Centre and the hospital is run by Living Longer Life Care Pvt Ltd.
Dr. jothydev completed his M.B.B.S and MD in Internal Medicine from Govt. Medical College, Trivandrum. While he was doing his MD in Internal medicine, he got selected by the State Public Service Commission and joined as Lecturer in Internal Medicine in the same hospital. He continued as the Assistant Professor of Medicine and was very popular among the students for his bedside teaching and lecture classes.
In 1997 he started private practice in a tiny consultation room at Lekshmy Nilayam, his house situated at Mudavanmugal, Trivandrum .While working in Trivandrum Medical College he was interviewed by a team of Doctors and Civic Leaders and was selected for setting up a Diabetes Centre in Trivandrum in association with the world famous Mayo Clinic, USA. He went for fellowship training at Mayo Clinic along with his wife Sunitha jothydev and son Krishnadev jothydev. In 2001 itself he had more than 3000 diabetic patients on tele- medicine follow up, and he was assisted by Miss. jayasree Lally, who joined his clinical practice in the year 1997.
Dr. jothydev after completion of his training in USA, decided to come back to India, but unfortunately could not continue with the Government due to various reasons; the details of which are available else where. It was at this juncture that a few of his friends, well wishers and patients decided to form a Private Limited Company and a Diabetic Clinic under the ownershipiming at providing world class preventive diabetic care. Now the hospital is recognized as an internationally approved insuli of the company. Soon the foundation stone was laid and the super structure was completed and the clinic started functioning from 07-04-2006. The practice at home was wound up and patients started coming to the clinic.
On May 1Oth 2008 Padmasree Mohanlallaid the foundation stone for the second phase of the Hospital building.
The new block will also house our research unit, which is constantly an pump centre and it is also a centre of excellence utilizing tele- medicine for long term diabetes care helping patients achieve and sustain A1c values below 6.5 %. Dr.jothydev's wife Mrs. Sunithajothydev is presently Chief Administrative Officer of the
Diabetes Centre. We have a strong, sincere and dedicated diabetic team.