The HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center is a purpose-built facility that is proud to offer a wide selection of specialist treatments for all aspects of coping with life with Diabetes.

Our Endocrinology department focuses on diagnosis, analysis and the best possible responsive treatments for gland disorders and management. Our Podiatry, Cardiology & Rheumatology, Ophthalmology and Diabetetology departments each provide bespoke expertise wherever it’s needed most, while a specialist lab, counselling and education facilities offer a truly holistic treatment.

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  • Diabetetology

    Diabetology describes the overall diagnosis and treatment processes involved in diabetes and endocrinology.

    • Implementation of modern diabetes treatment technologies
    • Special programs and workshops for children and adolescents (e.g. diabetes camp)
    • Assessment and treatment of associated complications of diabetes including foot ulcers, nephropathy, neuropathy, etc
    • Screening and prevention of diabetes mellitus and its complications
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
    • Insulin pump program (CSII), offering specialized workshops with experts, 24-hour phone assistance service in case of pump-related complications
    • Specialized and detailed counselling on diabetes and pregnancy for women with or without diabetes
    • Advanced foot care including inserts, orthosis supply, static and dynamic pedography
    • Retinal scan of eye fundus, evaluation and assessment of diabetic retinopathy

  • Endocrinology

    • Endocrinology refers to glandular functions and energy levels, focusing on the health and balance of hormones, your adrenal glands and thyroid conditions
    • Special functional testing of all endocrine glands. (e.g. pituitary gland, adrenal, etc)
    • Thyroid disease management
    • Diagnosis and treatment of hormonal, metabolic and gonadal disorders.
    • Diagnosis and treatment of lipid-disorders
    • Professional counselling on genetic risks of special diabetes types (e.g. MODY) or familiar heterozygous hyperlipidemia
    • Assessment of vitamin-D-deficiency and osteoporosis, diagnostic and treatment
    • Assessment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCO)
    • Assessment of infertility

  • Opthalmology

    Sight can be significantly affected by life with diabetes, and our clinic provides a specialist service to apply the expertise you deserve. Our Ophthalmology service includes:

    • A comprehensive ophthalmic exam
    • Auto refraction
    • Intra ocular pressure measurement
    • Slit lamp examination
    • Dilated fundus examination
    • OCT scanning of the retina
    • Digital retinal photography
    • Retinal Auto fluorescence photography
    • Diabetic retinopathy evaluation
    • Laser retinal photo coagulation for diabetic retinopathy
    • Intravitreal injections for diabetic maculopathy

  • Cardiology & Rheumatology

    Our Cardiology and Rheumatology Departments provide a consolidated range of specialist treatments that provide exactly the precision and focus that is required.

    • Cardiovascular disease management (ECG, Stress-ECG, Holter-ECG, ambulatory blood pressure assessment (ABPM)…etc.)
    • Cardiology assessment of heart diseases, diseases of valves, cardiovascular risk-assessment
    • Assessment of vascular disorders (arteries and veins)
    • Doppler and color-duplex of arteries and veins including assessment of arteriosclerosis, e.g. Carotid artery (IMT)

    The center also provides rheumatology and osteoporosis services including diagnosis and treatment of Auto-immune and all other joint diseases like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. To provide a compete service, the center is able to provide screening, detailed interpretation of DEXA scans as well as other targeted treatments of Osteoporosis.

  • Podiatry

    Diabetic patients can experience symptoms such as poor circulation and poor sensation in their feet. Simple problems such as an ingrown toenail or a cut can result in poor healing and other long-term complications.

    Our podiatrists treats and prevents the ulcers of the foot including wound management. They can also offer corrective devices to aid the healing process, from insoles and shoes to custom diabetic walkers. They play an important role in maintaining the mobility of many elderly and disabled people.

    Podiatry ensures the overall wellbeing of your feet. It is an important part of a multidisciplinary approach to manage and treat diabetes. Podiatrists diagnose and treat foot, ankle and lower leg disorders, including bone or joint disorders such as arthritis, and musculoskeletal injuries, skin and nail disorders, infections, sport injuries, toe deformities and pediatric problems.

    • General podiatry medical foot care – care and cutting of toenails, removal of corns, debridement of hard skin (callosities).
    • Nail disorders – it includes the ingrowing toenails (removal of ingrown toenail, education and advice on how to manage or prevent it) and any other nail abnormalities.
    • Diabetic wound care and wound management – assessment and treatment for the diabetic ulcers (neuropathic or ischaemic), or lesions in addition to prevention.
    • Orthotics/insoles – through a biomechanical assessment, we offer different types of insoles for different conditions, including diabetic off loading, children feet, heel pain, shin pain, plantar fasciitis, sports... Insoles include both off-the-shelf and custom-made.
    • Diabetic shoe prescription, fitting – measurements taken to get the correct fit.
    • Custom shoes – depending on the treatment plan, individual custom shoes can be made to treat a variety of foot problems.
    • Foot skin infections – treatment and management of plantar warts, fungus, eczema and any other lower limb skin disorder.
    • Paediatric Podiatry – assessment of children’s foot problems including flat feet, growing pain, leg length discrepancy, scoliosis, gait and postural analysis to ensure a healthy and proper growth.
    • Sport Medicine- treatment of ankle sprains, tendons and joints problems and sports foot wear recommendations.
    • Toe deformities- hammertoes or bunions, it includes the assessment and management by orthopaedic devices and recommendations for the prevention from deterioration.
    • General foot care education

  • Nutrition

    As part of an all-inclusive service, we offer our patients individual and detailed nutritional advice, and provide a series of weight management techniques for diabetes patients throughout their journey. From meal suggestions and ingredient advice to planning how to put a healthy diet into practice, we are with you every step of the way.

  • Emotional Counseling

    Diabetes is not simply a physical condition. Living with a chronic disease long term can bring psychological stress, even for the healthiest of patients, and day-to-day management can swing between frustration, fear and disappointment.

    HealthPlus provides extensive and empathetic psychological support for patients with diabetes. At every stage, throughout every treatment we understand that it is important to keep open communication with your physician, and patients can utilize our individual counseling and consultation service if needed.

  • Diabetes Education

    Diabetes education, or diabetology describes the diagnosis and treatment processes involved in diabetes and endocrinology. In our center, this involves:

    • Implementation of modern diabetes treatment technologies
    • Special programs and workshops for children and adolescents (e.g. diabetes camp)
    • Assessment and treatment of associated complications of diabetes including foot ulcers, nephropathy, neuropathy, etc
    • Screening and prevention of diabetes mellitus and its complications
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
    • Insulin pump program (CSII), offering specialized workshops with experts, 24-hour phone assistance service in case of pump-related complications
    • Specialized and detailed counselling on diabetes and pregnancy for women with or without diabetes
    • Advanced foot care including inserts, orthosis supply, static and dynamic pedography
    • Retinal scan of eye fundus, evaluation and assessment of diabetic retinopathy

  • Laboratory

    HealthPlus provides dedicated in-house Laboratory facilities for your convenience, enabling the fastest possible turnaround between tests and results, to help us deliver the most effective, appropriate treatments, and complete convenience to every patient.

    For more details, please click on our Laboratory Services Directory

  • Pharmacy

    To provide a truly holistic patient experience, we offer an in-house pharmacy to provide any specialist products and devices our patients may need.