Prof. Dr. V. Seshiah MD. FRCP. D.Sc (HONY)

Prof Dr. V Seshiah was the head of the Department of Diabetology, Madras Medical College & Govt. General Hospital. Subsequently, he was appointed as Emeritus Professor of Diabetology for five years. For decades, he has been involved in the teaching and clinical practice of diabetes.

He started the postgraduate Diploma course in diabetology. He has published many original papers in reputed National and International Journals. He is also associated with a number of medical journals in different capacities. He has authored “A Handbook on Diabetes Mellitus”, which has been well received by the medical community.

He developed the speciality of diabetology in the best form in the Government sector and in private sectors. He has been awarded the prestigious Dr B C Roy National Award for the development of speciality in the country.

The Association of Physicians of India honoured him with the ‘Distinguished Member’ award for his excellent and continued service to the Association. He has been conferred the “Best Teachers Award” by the Indian College of Physicians.

Member Advisory Board of Journals:

  • Editor Indian Edition Of Diabetes.
  • Journal Of Association Of Physicians Of India.
  • Journal Of General Medicine.
  • Journal Medicine Update.
  • Diabetes Update.
  • Diabetes Today.
  • International Journal Of Diabetes In Developing Countries
  • Editor Asian Journal Of Diabetology
  • Diabetes Care

Membership

  • Member Of The Indian Medical Association.
  • Member Of The Association Of The Physicians Of India.
  • Member Of The Research Society For The Study Of Diabetes In India
  • Member Of The Endocrine Society Of India.
  • Member Of The Geriatric Society Of India
  • Member Of The National Academy Of Medical Sciences
  • Fellow Of The All India Institute Of Diabetes
  • Fellow Of The Tamil Nadu Academy Of Sciences
  • Elsevier Clinical Advisory Board
  • Distinguished Member of the Senior Technical Advisory Group (SENTAG)
  • Expert Review Committee Member of the Global Guidelines on Diabetes and Pregnancy, International Diabetes Federation.
  • Expert Committee Member of the World Health Organization
  • Task Force Committee member of the Indian Council of Medical Research

Prof. Dr. V. Seshiah MD. FRCP. D.Sc (HONY)

Special Contributions to Administrative/Community/National
Programmes:

  • Has been Instrumental In Establishing An Independent Department Of Diabetology, The First Of Its Kind In India At Madras Medical College And Govt. General Hospital, Chennai. Since Its Inception The Department Of Diabetology, Madras Medical College Has Developed Into One Of The Finest In The Field.
  • Started A Post Graduate Course In Diabetes Leading To Diploma In Diabetology Under Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. The Department Has Also Been Recognised By The Medical Council Of India For PhD.
  • First To Start A Separate Division Of Pregnancy And Diabetes In 1979 In The Govt. Hospital For Women And Children – Egmore, Chennai.
  • Member of the Expert Review Committee on the Global Guidelines on Pregnancy & Diabetes at International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
  • Member of the World Health Organization Expert Committee for consultation on diagnosis and screening for gestational diabetes.
  • Task Force Committee member of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Pregnancy and Diabetes.
  • Task Force Committee Member Of The Indian Council of Medical Research on Type 2 DM & Traditional Medicine – In 1980’s
  • President For The RSSDI ( Research Society For Study Of Diabetes In India) Twice
  • Organized The Silver Jubilee Of RSSDI , Chennai
  • Organized The Colloquium On Pregnancy And Diabetes
  • Organized The Satellite Of The International Neurology Conference
  • Organized The Golden Jubilee Of API (Association Of Physicians Of India)
  • Chairman For The Annual Conference Of API 2002, Chennai
  • Credential Committee Member Of API
  • Founder and Chairman – Diabetes India.
  • Project Chairman for Gestational Diabetes Screening in Tamil Nadu. This is a project by World Diabetes Foundation, recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Based on this project, The Health and Family Welfare Department has issued an order, Letter (D) No.356 dated 14-03-2007, to make screening for diabetes in pregnant women mandatory.
  • Founder and President- Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group India (DIPSI)

Special Contributions to Education

  • Authored A Book On Diabetes Mellitus For Primary Care Physicians In 1987.
  • Edited Noninsulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus – CME Programme on Diabetology 1990.
  • A Handbook on Diabetes Mellitus 1997..
  • Contributed A Chapter on Diabetes In The API Textbook Of Medicine.
  • Contributed A Chapter In The RSSDI Textbook Of Diabetes
  • A Handbook On Diabetes Mellitus Second Edition 2004
  • A Handbook on Diabetes Mellitus Third Edition 2007
  • A Handbook on Diabetes Mellitus Fourth Edition 2009
  • A Handbook on Diabetes Mellitus Fifth Edition 2010
  • Contributed A Chapter in the Textbook of Diabetes and Pregnancy – Second Edition 2007
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis Seshiah API textbook of medicine update 2001

Awards

Awards:

  • B.C. Roy National Award for ‘The Development of Speciality for Diabetes in India’ in 1988.
  • Distinguished Member Award of The Association of Physicians Of India 2003.
  • Dr. J C Patel and Dr. B C Mehta Best Paper Award under the category of Original articles – JAPI 2004.
  • The Indian College of Physicians has honoured him with the ‘Master Teacher Award’.
  • Madras Medical College has honored with the “Lifetime Achiever Award’.

Highlights

  • Chaired a session on diabetes and pregnancy – 38th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), Budapest, Hungary, September 2002.
  • Chaired a session on Prediction of type 2 diabetes and screening methods & Pregnancy and offspring, 18th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Paris, France, August 2003.
  • Chaired A Session On Pregnancy And Diabetes at IDF Congress – Paris, 2003.
  • Conducted a multicentre study in India on gestational diabetes.
  • Presented a paper on ‘ONE STEP PROCEDURE FOR SCREENING AND DIAGNOSIS OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS’ at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group being held at Luso, Portugal between 9th and 12th September 2004.
  • Presented a paper on “CORRELATION BETWEEN MATERNAL GLYCEMIC LEVELS AND BIRTH WEIGHT IN ASIAN INDIANS” at the 36th Annual Meeting of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group, Luso, Portugal September 2004.
  • Presented a paper on ‘INSULIN ASPART – SAFE DURING PREGNANCY’ at the 65th Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association, San Diego, California, June 2005
  • Presented a paper on ‘INSULIN ASPART – SAFE DURING PREGNANCY’ at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group, Myconos, Greece, September 2005
  • Presented a paper on ‘PREVALENCE OF GDM IN ASIAN INDIANS – A COMMUNITY-BASED STUDY’ at the 5th International Workshop-Conference on Gestational Diabetes, American Diabetes Association, Chicago, November 2005.
  • One step procedure for screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus. V Seshiah, V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, Aruna Sekar, C B Sanjeevi, Anders Green. J Obstet Gynecol Ind. Vol.55, 6: November/December 2005 Pg 525-529.
  • Glycemic Control from Early Weeks of Gestation and Pregnancy Outcome. Seshiah V, Cynthia Alexander, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji. 66th Scientific Session of ADA, Washington 2006
  • Early Screening for Gestational Diabetes. Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji, Panneerselvam A. 66th Scientific Session of ADA, Washington 2006
  • Maternal glycemia and neonates birth weight in Asian Indian women. Balaji V, Balaji MS, Seshiah V, Mukundan S, Datta M. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2006 Aug;73(2):223-4.
  • Presented a guest lecture on Diabetes and Pregnancy in the Advancing Nations – India at the 4th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy, Istanbul, Turkey, March 29 – 31, 2007.
  • Presented a paper on Glycemic Level at The First Visit Likely To Predict Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. S Madhuri Balaji, V Balaji, A Panneerselvam, S Ashalata, V Seshiah at the 4th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy, Istanbul, Turkey, March 29 – 31, 2007.
  • Presented a paper on Novomix – Mixture of Insulin Aspart and Protamine Crystallised Insulin Aspart In Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, Cynthia Alexander, S Ashalata, Sheela Suganthi, V Seshiah. 4th International Symposium on Diabetes and Pregnancy, Istanbul, Turkey, March 29 – 31, 2007.
  • Insulin levels in GDM and NDT women. V Seshiah, V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, S Ashalata. Diabetes Vol 56: Suppl 1; June 2007, A 663.
  • Adiponectin Levels in Pregnancy. V Seshiah, V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, Sheela Suganthi. Diabetes Vol 56: Suppl 1; June 2007, A 707
  • Presented a paper on Insulin Secretory Pattern In Normal Glucose Tolerant & Gestational Diabetic Women And Fetal Outcome. Madhuri S Balaji, Balaji V, Ashalatha S, Seshiah V. 39th Annual DPSG meeting, Ibiza, Spain, Sept 21 – 24, 2007.
  • Insulin therapy during pregnancy. Seshiah V, Balaji V and Madhuri S Balaji. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Jul;55 Suppl:44-6.
  • Glycemic level at the first visit and prediction of GDM, Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Panneerselvam A, Thamizharasi M, Arthi T. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Sep;55:630-2.
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group of India- DIPSI, 2008, Nagpur.
  • Global Alliance for Women’s Health Expert Meeting at UN Headquarters, April 2008 – Addressing Gestational Diabetes Mellitus In Public Health Programs Presented at the Expert Meeting on Women and Diabetes, April 8-9, 2008, Newyork, V Seshiah.
  • xpert Meeting on Women and Diabetes, April 8-9, 2008, Newyork, V Seshiah.
  • IADPSG 2008, Pasadena – Macrosomia Occurs At Maternal Glycemic Levels Less Than The Present Who Diagnostic Criteria For Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) presented at IADPSG meeting, June 11-12, 2008, Pasedena.
  • Gestational Diabetes Mellitus Awareness, Screening And Impact Of Intervention – The Tamil Nadu Experience, Diabetes Summit for South East Asia, Nov 28-30, 2008, Chennai, India, V Seshiah.
  • Pregnancy and diabetes – Scenarios around the world – case study India, presented at 5th International Symposium on Diabetes and pregnancy, March 26-28, 2009, Sorrento, Italy
  • ADA June 2009, New Orleans
  • 20th World Diabetes Congress – IDF, Montreal, Canada, Oct 2009
  • 2009 CDA Canadian Diabetes in Pregnancy Study (CanDIPS) Group Meeting in association with the International Association for Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group [IADPSG], Montreal, Oct 2009.
  • APICON 2010
  • Diabetes In Pregnancy Study Group India – DIPSI, Feb 2010, Kolkata
  • ADA June 2010, Orlando
  • EASD 2010, Stockholm

Clinical Research Activities

Principal Investigator / co investigator for the following international GCP trials [over 30 trials] that are ongoing and some are in the process of being initiated.

  • ICH – GCP Trained – 25 years of clinical research experience.
  1. Gestational diabetes Metformin trial
  2. Humalog intervention and prevention trial in diabetics
  3. Humalog trial – Effect of meal composition and ethnic variability(GCP)
  4. GAD antibodies in GDM
  5. Prevalence of GAD antibodies in IGT
  6. Genetic markers of young diabetics
  7. ORIGIN outcome reduction with initial glargine study
  8. F3ZMC 10NM intervention study
  9. DETEMIR Study
  10. INFLABLOC Study
  11. HIIP (pulmonary insulin) Study
  12. AERx (Pulmonary insulin) study
  13. DPP4 inhibitors
  14. GLP 1 Analog in treatment of Diabetes
  15. New anti-obesity drug Study
  16. Intra-Nasal Spray Insulin Study
  17. Exenatide study
  18. GLP- 1 Analogue Study
  19. Canagliflozin Study
  20. Empagliflozin Studies
  21. Sitagliptin in cardiovascular patients Study
  22. Altitude Study
  23. Degludec studies
  24. Liraglutide Study
  25. Brainstar Study

Publications and Presentations

  • Seshiah V. and Sam G.P. Moses.  Urine Glucose Monitoring in Insulin Therapy. The Antiseptic,72 : 15-18, 1978.
  • Seshiah V., Sam G.P. Moses, Prithikachary, Ashok Cherian and Rajendran N. Sexual   Dysfunction in Diabetic Men.  The Antiseptic, 76: 42-45, 1979.
  • Seshiah V., Rajendran N., Prithikachary, Pragatheeswaran, M Sam G.P. Moses. Low Dose Insulin in Diabetic Ketoacidosis.  The Antiseptic, 76: 42-45, 1979.
  • Seshiah V.,  Ashok Cherian, Anand Moses, Sam G.P. Moses and J. Pius Fernando, Diabetes Mellitus and Defective colour vision.  The Antiseptic, 77: 76-78, 1980
  • Seshiah  V., Sundaram A., Janakiram  C., Sam G.P. Moses and Hariharan R.S. Sorbiline as an adjuvant to insulin in Diabetes Mellitus.  The Antiseptic, 78:301-302, 1981.
  • Seshiah V., Sundaram A., Hariharan R.S., Anjalakshmi A., Janakiram C., Ramanakumar T.K. Dhruvakumar R., Rajendran V., Sundari S and Sam G.P. Moses, A study of Monocomponent Insulin in Insulin Requiring Diabetes Mellitus.  The Antiseptic, 79: 253-256, 1982.
  • Seshiah V., Ramanakumar T.K., Sundaram A., Hariharan  R.S., Anjalakshi A., Seshasainam M., Janakiram C and Sam G.P.Moses.  The Antiseptic, 78: 52-61, 1982.
  • Seshiah V. and Anusuya A. Cephalosporins (Sporidex-Sporidins) in sepsis complicating Diabetes Mellitus.  The Antiseptic.8,80 359 – 397, 1983.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S., Sundaram A., Ramanakumar T.K. and Anand Moses.  Stress ECG in Non-Insulin Dependent Male Diabetics.  The Antiseptic, 80: 474 – 477, 1984.
  • Seshiah V., Sundaram A., Hariharan R.S., Ramanakumar T.K., Ganesh V.S. and Sam G.P. Moses. Insulin Requiring Diabetes Mellitus (IRDM) – Type 3 Diabetes Mellitus – A third syndrome – Diabetologia Croatia.  13-4, P.311-315, 1984.
  • Seshiah V and Hoet J.J. Scope of Diabetes Pregnancy.  The Antiseptic, 81:  949-954, 1985.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S., Ganesan V.S., Manjula  N., Ranga Rao K.V. and Sam G.P. Moses. Abnormal Glucose Tolerance during pregnancy – The problem, screening and special care in a Developing country with high birth rate – Bulletin Delivery of Health Care for Diabetics in Developing countries, Cordoba, Spain Vol.6, No.2, P.20-25,1985.
  • Seshiah V, Sanjeevi C.B., Venkataraman S and Hariharan R.S.,. Carpenter’s nail in left lower lobe bronchi (Radiodiagnosis) – Journal of Applied Medicine,  Vol. 12, No.1, P.65-66, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S. and Sam G.P. Moses.  Oral Antidiabetic drugs and the cardiovascular System.  The Antiseptic.  Vol.83, P.71-77, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S., Sundaram A., Ramanakumar T.K., Ganesan V.S., Kumari Jyothi G and Sam G.P.Moses.  Spot Test for blood glucose in pregnancy.  Journal of obstetrics and Gynaecology. Vol. XXXVI, No.2, P.287 – 291, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Ranga Rao K.V., Hariharan R.S., Sam G.P. Moses, Uma P. and Rajalakshmi R.S. Effect Of Diet therapy on total cholestrol and high density lipoprotein cholestrol in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus – The Ind. J. Nutr. Dietet. Vol. 83, No.11, P.676-681, 1986.
  • Seshiah V, Sanjeevi C.B., Venkataraman S., Madhavan R and Hariharan R.S. Intermittent subcutaneous insulin  in ambulant Diabetic ketosis – the common metabolic derangement.  The Antiseptic.  Vol. 83, No.11, P.676-681, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Hoet J.J., Collin Srinivasan and Hariharan R.S. Abnormal carbohydrate metabolism And pregnancy – The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology and India.  Vol.   XXXVI, No.4, P. 588 – 593, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S., Sundaram A., Ramanakumar T.K. Ganesan V.S., Seshasaianam  M. and Sam G.P. Moses.  Glucosuria is a non-selective screening test for Glucose intolerance in pregnancy -–The Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of India.  Vol.  XXXVI, No.4, P.594-597, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S., Ganesan V.S., Venkataraman S., Rajalakshmi R.S. and  Sam G.P. Moses, Glycosylated Haemoglobin in the diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus, Journal of Assoc.  Phy. Ind. Vol. 34: 852 – 853, 1986.
  • Seshiah V., Venkataraman S., Hariharan R.S., Sundaram A., Ganesan V.S., Kumar T.V., Ranga Rao  K.V. –  Inheritance of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus- Patient influence. The Antiseptic. P.449-459, 1987.
  • Seshiah V, Venkataraman S., Hariharan R.S., Sanjeevi B., Seshasainam M. and Sarada B. Pattern of Proteinuria in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus – One year follow up.  J. Med. Assoc.Thailand , Vol. 70, P.163-167, 1987.
  • Seshiah V, Rangan Rao K.V and Sam G.P. Moses, Lipid level in subjects with Impaired glucose Tolerance – Ind.J.Med. Res. 86: 343-346, 1987.
  • Seshiah V. and Hariharan R.S. Renal Handling of Glucose. The Antiseptic, 82: 335 – 340, 1987.
  • Seshiah V  and Sanjeevi C.B. Diabetes Affecting Immune System.  The Antiseptic. Vol. 4, No.12, P. 748-750, 1987.
  • Seshiah V Harinarayanan C.V., Asha N. Rathi, Sundaram A., Hariharan R.S., Ganesan V.S and  Venkataraman S.  Glycosylated serum protein as an index of short term glycaemic control in Non-Insulin dependent Diabetes Mellitus.  Ind. J. Med.Res. 86: 641-645, 1987.
  • Seshiah V and  Ranga Rao K.V..  Relationship between Glycosylated Haemoglobin and Lipids in Diabetes Mellitus.  Diab Croat.  17-1, P.31-34, 1988.
  • Seshiah V and Sanjeevi C.B.. Immune response to insulin and its sequalae in diabetes mellitus. The Antiseptic.  Vol.  85, No.10, P.550-554, 1988.
  • Seshiah V. and Rao K.V and Hariharan R.S. Body mass, sex distribution and parity among South Indian Non-Insulin dependent diabetics.  J. Diab.  Assn.  Ind. 26:103-196, 1986.
  • Seshiah V and Ranga Rao K.V. Epidemiologic features of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus In the Elderly in a developing country (India), Bulletin of Delivery of Health Care for Diabetics in Developing Countries, Vol. 8:2, P.22-24, 1987.
  • Seshiah V., Hariharan R.S. and Harinarayanan C.V. Comparison of diagnostic criteria recommended by WHO and National Diabetes Data Group (NDDG).  The Antiseptic Vol.86, No, 3 P.123-125, 1989.
  • Seshiah V. and Ranga Rao K.V.  Glycosylation of Protein: Relevance to Diabetes Mellitus. J. Assoc. Phy. Ind. Vol. 37, P.403-405, 1989.
  • Seshiah V  and Sanjeevi C.B. Family Practice – Insulin and Insulin Antibody.  What a Family Physician should know?  The Journal of General Medicine.  Vol. 1(3) P.47-49, 1989.
  • Seshiah V., P.V. Rao, Ushabala P., Ahuja M.M.S. and Mather H.M.  The Eluru Survey: Prevalance Of known diabetes in a rural Indian Population.  Diabetes Res. And Clinical practice.  Vol.15, No.11, P 915-922, 1989.
  • Seshiah V., Sundaram  A., Hariharan R.S., Ganesan V.S. and Venkataraman S. Exercise and Non- Insulin  Dependent  Diabetes Mellitus.  The Antiseptic, Vol.89, No.9, P. 517-519, 1988.
  • Seshiah V and Ranga Rao K.V. Glycosylated haemoglobin it’s utility and limitations.  Journal of Applied Medicine, Vol.15, No.11, P.915-922, 1989.
  • Seshiah V. Ranga Rao K.V., Asha N. Rathi, Venkataraman S., Hariharan R.S., Madhavan  R., Sundaram A., Seshasainam C.M. and Manjula N. Effect of  Gemfibrozil on hyperlipidemia in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus.  The Antiseptic, Vol.86, No.12, P.665-670, 1989.
  • Seshiah V., Ranga Rao K.V., Madhavan R. and Ganesan V.S. Glycosylated haemoglobin relationship To blood glucose in diabetics taking oral drugs.  The Antiseptic Vol.87, No.1 P. 28-29, 1990.
  • Seshiah V., Rao K.V.R., Manjula N and Sundaram A. Keloids and Diabetes in a family.  J.Assoc. Phy.Ind. 38: 385, 1990
  • Seshiah V., Rao K.V.R., Kumar T.V. Effect of Zinc sulphate therapy on control and lipids in Type-I Diabetes.  J.Diab. Assoc. Ind. 30 : 38-40, 1990.
  • Seshiah V., Kodali V.R.R., Kumar T.V. Gender differences in the associated complication among Type II diabetics with peripheral Neuropathy.  Neurologia, 99: 3-7, 1990.
  • Seshiah V., Venkataraman  S., Manjual N., Harihara R.S., Sundaram A. and Madhavan R.  Foetal loss In pregnancies associated with Abnormal Glucose Tolerance.  J. Obst. And Gynaec. Vol.41, No.1, P.43-47, 1991.
  • Seshiah V. Diabetes and pregnancy. J. clinical practice.  P. 18-26, 1991.
  • Seshiah V, Sanjeevi C.B., Moller E. and Olerup O. Difference genetic backgrounds for malnutrition Related diabetes and Type I (Insulin-dependent) diabetes mellitus in South Indians, Diabetologia 35, 283 – 286, 1992.
  • Seshiah V., Venkataraman  S., Sundaram A., Madhavan R., Ganesan V.S. and Seshasainam, C.M. Subcutaneous Insulin  pulse Therapy, J. Assoc. Phy. Ind. 40: 436-438,1992.
  • Seshiah V.,Shanker R., Madhavan R., Venkataraman S., Sundaram A., Seshasainam C.M. and Sankaran J.R.  Effect of Bed Time intermediate Acting Insulin in NIDDM subjects Refractory to a combination of sulphonylureas and Biguanides.  J. Assoc. Phy. Ind. 40: 666-668, 1992.
  • Seshiah V , Venkata Ranga Rao Kodali, Venkataraman S., Madhavan R and Sundaram A Hyperlipidemias and complications of Diabetes Mellitus in the elderly. J. Diabetic Assoc. Ind. 33, 1:5-8, 1993.
  • Seshiah V., Uma P. and Ranga Rao K.V. Diet Therapy in Southern India .  J. Assoc. Phy. Ind. 1:1517, 1993.
  • Seshiah V., Venkataraman S. Suresh K. Gliclazide in treatment of obese Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetic patient.  J.  Assoc. Phy. Indi. 41: 367-368, 1993.
  • Seshiah V, Hariharan R.K, Jayanthi V. Insulin Resistence Journal of General Medicine – Vol. 5 No. 4: 73-75 1993.
  • Seshiah V, Kumar TV and Kodali VRR.  Traditional remedies in sexual dysfunction in diabetics. Diabetics 40 (suppl 533 A): 1991. Presented at the IDF congress Washington DC.  USA.
  • Seshiah V, Jyothi K, Susheela S, Kodali VRR and Balakrishnan S.  Poor cognitive task performance of children (6-12) with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.  Diabetes 40 (suppl 534 A): 1991. Presented at the IDF congress Washington DC USA.
  • Seshiah V, Kodali VRR, Kumar TV, Madhavan R and Raman SV.  Haemoglobin A1relationship   to Lipids in undernourished non insulin dependent diabetics.  Diabetes 40 (suppl 484 A):  1991 presented at the IDF Congress, Washington DC USA.
  • Seshiah V. Diabetic nephropathy. J.Assoc. Phy .India 39 (7): 586-587, 1991.
  • Seshiah V, Sanjeevi CB, Moller E and Olerup O.  Different genetic backgrounds for malnutrition Related diabetes and type 1 (insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus in South   Indians.  Diabetologia,   35:283-286, 1992.
  • Seshiah V, Venkatraman S, Sundaram A, Madhavan R, Ganesan VS, Seshasaianam CM,  Subcutaneous insulin pulse therapy. J. Assoc. Phy. India, 40: 436-438, 1992.
  • Seshiah V , Shankar R, Madhavan R,  Venkatraman S, Sundaram A, Seshasayanam  CM and Shankaran  JR.  Effect of bedtime intermediate acting insulin in NIDDM subjects refractory to a Combination of sulophonylureas and biguanides.  J. Assoc. Phy. India, 40: 666-668,1992.
  • Seshiah V and  Kodali VRR. Lack of relationship of haemoglobin A1% with lipids in type 2  diabetics with proteinuria .Int. J. diab.dev. countr. 12:76-80, 1992.
  • Seshiah.V,Kodali VRR,Madhavan.R,Venkatraman.S,Sundaram A.  Hyperlipidemias and complications of diabetes mellitus in the elderly. J. diab. Assoc. Ind. 33, 1: 5-8, 1993.
  • Seshiah V, Uma P, Rangarao KV.  Diet therapy in southern India.  J.Assoc. Phy. India 1:15-17,1993.
  • Seshiah V, Jyothi K, Susheela S, Kodali VRR and Balakrishnan S. Poor cognitive task performance of children (6-12) with insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.  Diab res clin prac, 20:   76-80, 1993.
  • Seshiah V and Kodali VRR.  Diabetes mellitus in the elderly.  WHO forum, 14: 172, 1993.
  • Seshiah V, Kodali VRR, Raman SV, Sundaram A and Madhavan R. Hyperlipidemias and  vascular complications in elderly diabetics J. Diab. Assoc. India, 33: 5-9, 1993.
  • Seshiah V, Kodali VRR, Kumar TV, Madhavan R, Raman SV.  Total cholesterol and triglyceride Concentration and their associations with HbA1% in undernourished type 2        diabetics. Proc. Sixth world congress on diabetes in the tropics and  developing countries       published by the Diabetes Association of India, C4, 1993.
  • Seshiah V, Jyothi K, Susheela S, Kodali VRR and Balakrishnan S,. Inter test correlations of the   scores of three cognitive function tasks in diabetic and healthy children.  Presented at the 15th IDF congress, Kobe, Japan, Nov 6-11, 1994.
  • Seshiah V,  V. Balaji, M. Balaji, , A Sshautttvre and C.B. Sanjeevi.(accepted for oral presentation) Auto immune diabetes constitute significant proportion of patients diagnosed as gestational diabetes. (Diabetologia 2000 43, supp1 1 abstact 74 page A 19.
  • Antibodies to TTGO Ab is not increased but GAD 65and IA2 antibodies are increased in   NIDDM patients from S. India. 17 th IDF Congress Mexico Nov. 2000
  • Seshiah V, V. Balaji, M.Balaji, C.B. Sanjeevi, A. Shaauvere Women diagnosed as GDM do not carry antibodies against minor islet cell antigens.  , Diabetes metabolism Research and reviews Jan – Feb 2001 (late abstract 21)
  • Seshiah V,  Balaji V. Management of Diabetes mellitus in pregnancy insulin pumps and analogues current concepts. International journal of Diabetes in developing countries (RSSDI)
  • Seshiah V, V. Balaji, Madhuri, S. Aruna:  Antiseptic Diagnosis of Diabetes Mellitus – Rationale for glucose challenge.
  • Seshiah V, V. Balaji, Madhuri, Aruna. Origin of diabetes- Nature and Nuture: Diabetes Today
  • Seshiah V., V. Balaji, Madhuri Rising burden of Diabetes and its complications API medicine    update vol II 2001.
  • Seshiah V., V. Balaji. Drugs for Diabetes are safe. Diabetes today
  • Seshiah V. Oral Antidiabetic drugs. API Textbook of Medicine, 6th Edition. 1999
  • Seshiah V, Balaji M, Shtauvere-Brameus A, Balaji V, Sanjeevi CB. Women diagnosed with gestational diabetes mellitus do not carry antibodies against minor islet cell antigens. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2002 Apr; 958: 281-4.
  • Seshiah V. Diabetic ketoacidosis. API Textbook of Medicine, 7th Edition, 2003.
  • Seshiah V., C.V. Harinarayan, V.Balaji. Oral Antidiabetic and Antihyperglycemic agents. RSSDI Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 2002.
  • Seshiah V., C.B. Sanjeevi, V Balaji, Madhuri Balaji. Immunology of Diabetes II – pathogenesis from mouse to man. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Nov 2003.
  • Seshiah V., V. Balaji, M. Balaji, A Green.  Frequency of glucose intolerance during pregnancy in Indian women and its legacy.  18th International Diabetes Federation Congress, Paris –   France, August 2003.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS. Diagnosis and management of diabetes in pregnancy. J Indian Med Assoc. 2003 Dec;101(12):742, 744, 746 passim
  • Seshiah V, V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, CB Sanjeevi, A. Green. Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in India. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India, Vol. 52, 707 – 711, September 2004.
  • Seshiah V, Sadikot SM, Nigam A, Das S, Bajaj S, Zargar AH, Prasannakumar KM, Sosale A, Munichoodappa C, Singh SK, Jamal A, Sai K, Sadasivrao Y, Murthy SS, Hazra DK, Jain S, Mukherjee S, Bandyopadhay S, Sinha NK, Mishra R, Dora M, Jena B, Patra P, Goenka K; Diabetes India. The burden of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in India using the WHO 1999 criteria: prevalence of diabetes in India study (PODIS). Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2004 Dec; 66(3):301-7
  • Seshiah V, Sadikot SM, Nigam A, Das S, Bajaj S, Zargar AH, Prasannakumar KM, Sosale A, Munichoodappa C, Singh SK, Jamal A, Sai K, Sadasivrao Y, Murthy SS, Hazra DK, Jain S, Mukherjee S, Bandyopadhay S, Sinha NK, Mishra R, Dora M, Jena B, Patra P, Goenka K; Diabetes India. Comparing the ADA 1997 and the WHO 1999 criteria: Prevalence of Diabetes in India Study. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2004 Dec; 66(3):309-15.
  • Seshiah V., V. Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, Anders Green, Sanjeevi C B.One Step procedure for screening and diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. The 36th Diabetes and Pregnancy  Study Group Meeting, Luso, Portugal, 2004
  • Seshiah V., V.  Balaji, Shyam Mukundan and  Madhuri S Balaji, Correlation between maternal glycemic levels and birth Weight in Asian Indians. The 36th Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group Meeting, Luso, Portugal, 2004.
  • Presented a paper on ‘Insulin Aspart – Safe during Pregnancy’ at the 65th Scientific Session of the American Diabetes Association, San Diego, California, June 2005
  • Presented a paper on ‘Insulin Aspart – Safe during Pregnancy’ at the 37th Annual Meeting of the Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Group, Myconos, Greece, September 2005
  • Presented a paper on ‘Prevalence of GDM in Asian Indians – A Community Based Study’ at the 5th International Workshop Conference on Gestational Diabetes, American Diabetes Association, Chicago, November 2005.
  • Seshiah V., V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji , Aruna Sekar, C B Sanjeevi, Anders Green. One step procedure for screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus. J Obstet Gynecol Ind. Vol.55, 6: November/December 2005 Pg 525-529
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Mukundan S, Datta M. Maternal glycemia and neonates birth weight in Asian Indian women.  Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2006 Aug; 73(2):223-4.
  • Seshiah V, Cynthia Alexander, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji.Glycemic Control from Early Weeks of Gestation and Pregnancy Outcome. 66th Scientific Session of ADA,        Washington 2006.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji, Panneerselvam A. Early Screening for Gestational Diabetes. 66th Scientific Session of ADA, Washington 2006.
  • Seshiah V, Das AK, Balaji V, Joshi SR, Parikh MN, Gupta S; Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group. Gestational diabetes mellitus—guidelines. J Assoc Physicians India. 2006 Aug; 54:622-8.
  • Seshiah V, V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, S Ashalata. Insulin levels in GDM and NDT women. Diabetes Vol 56: Suppl 1; June 2007, A 663.
  • Seshiah V, V Balaji, Madhuri S Balaji, Sheela Suganthi. Adiponectin Levels in Pregnancy. Diabetes Vol 56: Suppl 1; June 2007, A 707.
  • Seshiah V,  Anjalakshi C, Balaji V, Balaji MS,. A prospective study comparing insulin and glibenclamide in gestational diabetes mellitus in Asian Indian women.Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007 Jun; 76(3):474-5.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Paneerselvam A, Arthi T, Thamizharasi M, Datta M. Gestational diabetes mellitus manifests in all trimesters of pregnancy. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2007 Sep; 77(3):482-4.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri BS, Ashalatha S, Sheela S, Suresh S,. A1C in gestational Diabetes mellitus in Asian Indian women. Diabetes Care. 2007 Jul; 30(7):1865-7.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V. Insulin therapy during pregnancy. J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Jul; 55 Suppl: 44-6.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Panneerselvam A, Thamizharasi M, Arthi T. Glycemic level at the first visit and prediction of GDM, J Assoc Physicians India. 2007 Sep; 55:630-2.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji. Scope for Prevention of Diabetes-‘Focus intrauterine millieu interieur’. J Assoc Physicians India. 2008 Feb; 56 Suppl: 109-13.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Panneerselvam A, Manjula Datta, Thamizharasi M, Arthi T. Prevalence of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in South India (Tamil Nadu) – A  community based study, J Assoc Physicians India. 2008 May; 56: 329-33.
  • Seshiah V, Cynthia A, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Ashalata S, Sheela R, Thamizharasi M, Arthi T. Detection and care of women with gestational diabetes mellitus from early weeks of pregnancy results in birth weight of newborn babies appropriate for gestational age.  Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2008 May; 80(2):199-202.
  • Seshiah V, Anjalakshi C, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji,  Ashalatha S, Sheela Suganthi, Arthi T. Glycemic Excursions In Indian Pregnant Women Monitored By Continuous Glucose Monitoring System- A Pilot Study. Diabetes & Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research & Reviews 2008 September; 2 (3): 179-184.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, A. Paneerselvam, Madhuri S Balaji.  “Abnormal” Fasting Plasma Glucose during Pregnancy. Diabetes Care 2008 Dec;31(12):e92
  • Seshiah V, Anjalakshi C, Balaji V, Madhuri S Balaji , Ashalata S, Sheela Suganthi, Arthi T, Thamizharasi M,. A Single Test Procedure to Diagnose Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Acta Diabetologica 2009; 46:51–54.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V.  Insulin Analogue Therapy in Pregnancy with Diabetes. J Assoc Physicians India 2009 Feb; 57 Suppl : 34-7.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Paneerselvam A, Kapur A. Pregnancy and diabetes scenario around the world: India. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Mar;104 (Suppl 1):S35-8.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V.  Detection and care of women with GDM. International Diabetes Monitor 2009 June; 21(3): 121-3.
  • Seshiah V, Sahay BK, Das AK, Siddharth Shah, Samar Banerjee, Rao PV, Ammini A,  Balaji V, Sunil Gupta, Hema Divakar, Sujata Misra, Uday Thanawala. GESTATIONAL DIABETES MELLITUS – Indian Guidelines, Journal of the Indian Medical Association Vol 107; No. 11: Nov 2009: 799.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V.  Premixed Insulin Aspart 30 (Biasp 30) Vs Premixed Human Insulin 30 (BHI 30) In Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – A Pilot Study”, J Assoc Physicians India, Feb 2010, Vol 58; 99-101
  • Seshiah V. DIPSI Guidelines – Kolkata Declaration. Fifth National Conference of Diabetes Pregnancy Study Group, India. J Assoc Physicians India 2010, Vol 58: 329- 330.
  • Seshiah V. Economical and evidence-based procedure to diagnose gestational diabetes mellitus in the community. International Journal of Diabetes in Developing Countries, Oct- Dec 2010, Vol 30 (4): 176- 178.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri Balaji, Anjalakshi, Cynthia A, Arthi T. Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Asian-Indian women. Indian journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Jul-Sep 2011/ Vol 15. Issue 3.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri Balaji, Anjalakshi C, Cynthia A, Arthi T. Inadequacy of fasting plasma glucose to diagnose gestational diabetes mellitus in Asian Indian women. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 94 (2011) e21-e23.
  • Seshiah V, Moshe Hod, Jeremy Oats, David McIntyre, Willibaisd Zeck. Matching diagnosis and management of diabetes in Pregnancy to local priorities and resources: An International approach. International Journal of Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 115 Suppl.1 (2011). S26-S29.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji Vijayam, Madhuri Balaji, Arunachalam Pannerselvam, Arthi Thiyagarajah. Comparison of Venous plasma Glucose and Capillary whole blood Glucose in the diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: A Community –Based Study. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. Volume 14. November 02, 2012.
  • Seshiah V, Vijayam Balaji. The Significance of Glycemic Level of 140mg/dl (7.8 mmol/L) in Diabetes. JAPI 2012- Vol 60
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Alexander C, Ashlata S, Suganthi Sheela R, Arthi T. Premixed Insulin Aspart 30 (Biasp 30) Vs Premixed Human Insulin 30 (BHI 30) In Gestational Diabetes Mellitus- A randomized Controlled Study. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2012 Jul;28(7):529-32. doi: 10.3109/09513590.2011.650661. Epub 2012 Apr 3
  • Seshiah V, Anjalakshi C,  Amitha I,  Balaji V,  Madhuri S Balaji. Safety And Efficacy Of Acarbose – An Alpha Glucose Inhibitor In The Management Of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM)  – A Pilot Study (In press).
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Madhuri BS, Paneerselvam A, Arthi T. Point of Care for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus – A community based study. Journal of Indian Medical Association. (JIMA) 2012 May;110(5):314-6.
  • Seshiah Veeraswamy, Vijayam Balaji, Gupta VK, Kapur Anil. Gestational diabetes: The public health relevance and approach.Diabetes Research in Clinical Practice (DRCP). 2012 Sep;97(3):350-8. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.04.024. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Siddharth Shah, Shashank Joshi, AK Das, Sahay BK, Samar Banerjee, Zargar AH, Madhuri Balaji. Diagnosis of gestational diabetes in the community. J Assoc of Phy India, August  2012, Vol – 60
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Balaji MS, Alexander C, Srinivasan A, Suganthi SR and Thiyagarajah A, . Premixed insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp 30) versus premixed human insulin 30 (BHI 30) in gestational diabetes mellitus: a randomized open-label controlled study.Gynecol Endocrinol. 2012 Jul;28(7):529-32. doi: 10.3109/09513590.2011.650661. Epub 2012 Apr 3
  • Seshiah Veeraswamy, Balaji Vijayam, Vitull K Gupta, Anil Kapur. Gestational Diabetes: The Public health relevance and approach. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2012 Sep;97(3):350-8. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.04.024. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
  • Seshiah V., Sanjay Kalra, C. R. A. Moses, B. K. Sahay, A. Kumar, A. J. Asirvatham, V. Balaji, A. K. Das, S. Akhtar, R. Shetty. Physician’ perceptions of a national consensus guideline on insulin therapy: Data from the impact study. Indian J Endocr Metab. 2012;16(2):426-7. Doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.104117.
  • Seshiah V., B. K. Sahay, A. Kumar, A. J. Asirvatham, V. Balaji, S. Kalra, R. Channabasavaiah, R. Shetty, C. R. A. Moses. Improving management  practices and clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetes study: Prevalence of complications in people with type 2 diabetes in India.  Ashok Kumar Das, Indian J Endocr Metab. 2012 ;16(2):S430-1. Doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.104119.
  • Seshiah V., C. R. Anand Moses, B. K. Sahay, A. Kumar, A. J. Asirvatham, V. Balaji, S. Kalra, S. Akhtar, R. Shetty, A. Kumar Das. Baseline results indicate poor glycemic control and delay in initiation and optimization of insulin therapy: results from the improving management practices and clinical outcomes in type 2 diabetes study. Indian J Endocr Metab. 2012 ;16(2):432-3. Doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.104120.
  • Seshiah Veeraswamy, Vijayam Balaji, Ashalatha Srinivasan, Madhuri S. Balaji, Arthi Thiyagarajah. Comparison of Glycated Albumin (GA) and Glycosylated Hemoglobin (A1C) in monitoring glycemic excursions during pregnancy.Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013, 3, 47-50. doi:10.4236/ojog. 2013.31011, published Online January 09, 2013.
  • Seshiah V, Sahay BK, Das AK, Balaji V, Siddharth Shah, Samar Banerjee, Murugananthan A, Rao PV, Ammini A, Shahsank R Joshi, Sunil Gupta, Sanjay Gupte, Hema Divakar, Sujata Misra, Uday Thanawala, Vitull K Gupta, Navneet Magon. Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus: Indian Guidelines. Medicine Update – The Association of Physicians of India, Chapter 44 Volume 23, 2013.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V. Primordial Prevention: maternal health and diabetes.2013 future medicine. Diabetes Manage.(2013) 3(4), 1-9.
  • Seshiah V, Kovas CS, Swallow R, Jones R, Rattunde H, Woerle HJ, Broedl UC; on behalf of the EMPA-REG PIO™ trial investigators. Empagliflozin improves glycaemic and weight control as add-on therapy to pioglitazone or pioglitazone     plus metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes: a 24-week, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2013 Aug 1. doi: 1111/dom.12188. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Seshiah V, Sahay BK. Importance of observational studies in understanding regional clinical practice:  rationale and design of the A1chieve study. J Assoc Physicians India. 2013 Jan;61(1 Suppl):6-8
  • Seshiah V, Colagiuri S, Falavigna M, Agarwal MM, Boulvain M, Coetzee E, Hod M, Meltzer SJ, Metzger B, Omori Y, Rasa I, Schmidt MI, Simmons D, Sobngwi E, Torloni MR, Yang HX. Strategies for implementing the WHO diagnostic criteria and classification of hyperglycaemia first detected in pregnancy. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2014 Mar;103(3):364-72. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.02.012. Epub 2014 Feb 25.
  • Seshiah V, Navneet Magon. Gestational diabetes mellitus: insulinic management. J Obstet Gynaecol India. 2014 Apr;64(2):82-90. doi: 10.1007/s13224-014-0525-4. Epub 2014 Mar 18.
  • Seshiah V Mohan V, Shah SN, Joshi SR, Sahay BK, Banerjee S, Wangnoo SK, Kumar A, Kalra S, Unnikrishnan AG, Sharma SK, Rao PV, Akhtar S, Shetty RV, Das AK Current status of management, control, complications and psychosocial aspects of patients with diabetes in India: Results from the DiabCare India 2011 ; DiabCare India 2011 Study Group. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May;18(3):370-8. doi: 10.4103/2230-8210.129715.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Ramanan SG. A retrospective study on finding correlation of pioglitazone and incidences of bladder cancer in the Indian population. Indian J Endocrinol Metab. 2014 May;18(3):425-7. doi: 10.4103/2230- 131223.
  • Seshiah V, Balaji V, Hema Diavakar, Samar Banerjee, Shaukath Sadikot, Sanjay Kalra, Rakesh Sahay, BK Sahay, Murugananthan. Classification of Hyperglycemia In Pregnancy. IJEM. Aug 2014