Dr. Mohan’s DSC was conceived by Dr. V. Mohan, internationally acclaimed diabetologist and his wife Dr. M. Rema, internationally known specialist in diabetic eye diseases. Dr. V. Mohan started working in the field of diabetology right from his undergraduate days. He earlier assisted his father Late. Prof. M. Viswanathan, considered as one of the doyens in the field of diabetology in India and helped in setting up the M.V. Hospital for Diabetes at Royapuram, Chennai. Later, in order to serve the growing numbers of people with diabetes, Dr. V. Mohan and Dr. M. Rema set up the M.V. Diabetes Specialities Centre which later came to be known as Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialities Centre.