Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology
Baqai Medical University (BMU) National Association of Diabetes Educators of Pakistan (NADEP) Insulin my Life (IML) Pakistan Working Group on Diabetic Foot (PWGDF) Ramadan Study Group (RSG) STOP DIABETES IN PAKISTAN (SDP)
Clinical Facilities
Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology (BIDE) came into existence in the year 1996. It started as a single room diabetic clinic but with the untiring efforts of Prof Abdul Basit, it gradually developed into a tertiary care centre. It is now providing comprehensive services under one roof.
1- Out-Patient Department
Out-Patient Department functions with an innovative concept of collaborative services; where consultation and advice by the consultant diabetologist, the nutritionist, and the diabetes educator coupled with prompt laboratory support services has made the management plan of a single visit, increasingly convenient and compliant. The concept of a "Diabetes Care Team" has proved very successful.
2- Department Of Dietetics & Education
3- Foot Clinic - PWGDF (PAKISTAN WORKING GROUP ON THE DIABETIC FOOT)
First of its kind in Pakistan
  • Working since 1996.
  • Comprehensive foot-care provided to the patients by a multidisciplinary team.
  • Domiciliary podiatry services available at nominal rates.
  • To extend foot care services to all parts of the country Pakistan Working Group on Diabetic Foot was founded during International Diabetes Conference organized by Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology (BIDE).
  • Its inaugural meeting was attended by the leading international experts and national delegates.
  • Prof. Abdul Basit was elected as its first Chairman.
4- Peripheral Diabetes Centers
The project of Peripheral Diabetes Centers was started by establishing the first PDC at Fahmi Health-Care Center in Gulberg, Karachi.
  • Eight centers in, different areas of Karachi have so far been established.
  • The centers are run by the doctors trained for one year Diploma in Diabetology.
  • A special software has been designed to incorporate all the relevant data from these centers into a single centralized pool.
5- Inpatient Department
Baqai Institute of Diabetology & Endocrinology (BIDE)has 25 bedded inpatient service with High Dependency Unit for people with Diabetes requires emergency treatment, intensive monitoring and in-house management.
6- Research Centre
Medical research department -1999
  • Affiliated with Nottingham University and Prof. Abdul Basit is an honorary research associate of this university.
  • Gold Medal by Pakistan Academy of Medical Sciences (PAMS).
  • First prize amongst the sixty speakers from all over the world- (ISDF) 2007 Amsterdam.
  • Research Department provides opportunities to Faculty Members and students to initiate and take part in ongoing Research projects.
From 2007 - 2009
  • 48 publication
  • 13 International Journal
  • 35 National Journal
  • 04 Studies of MPhil students
  • 02 Studies of PhD students
  • 04 Studies of MD students
  • 54 Posters
  • 76 Presentation
Ongoing Studies 2008 - 2009
  • 09 Studies in write-up phase
  • 03 Studies in analysis phase
  • 03 Studies in active phase
  • 05 Sent for publication
International Collaboration
International research commitments are the Studies on; Primary prevention of diabetes in collaboration with University of Oslo (UIO) Genetic studies in collaboration with University of (Birmingham), UK.