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The endocrinology department at Zulekha Hospital provides complete care to patients using a multidisciplinary approach for the evaluation, management and education of patients with gestational, type one and type two diabetes. A patient with a chronic disease is treated with the inputs from all relevant specialties like Nephrology, Neurology, Pathology, Ophthalmology, Gynaecology, General surgery etc.

The department has a special clinic for diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism and genetics that deals with:

  • All types of diabetes (1, 2, gestational, other specific types) with comprehensive counselling about diabetes management, nutrition counselling, free diabetes education sessions, management of its associated complications through a multidisciplinary team.
  • Cases of endocrine hypertension.
  • Lipid disorders.
  • Management of obesity through a multidisciplinary team and referral of indicated cases for bariatric surgeries.
  • Treatment of postmenopausal ladies who have troublesome hot flashes.
  • Screening and treatment of osteoporosis.
  • Treatment of young ladies with abnormal facial hair growth, and cycle irregularities (the PCOS syndrome).
  • Management of thyroid disorders including hypo thyroids and thyroid nodules).
  • Management of pituitary and adrenal disorders.
  • Management of patients with growth and puberty problems (short stature, delayed puberty and precocious puberty).
  • Management of specific endocrine syndromes like turner syndrome and line felter syndrome.
  • Hormone assays by Chemiluminescence and Immunoradiometry.
  • Endocrine Scintigraphy.
  • Selective endocrine venous catheter sampling for precise localization of endocrine neoplasm.
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