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Endocrinology

The Endocrinology service at Sengkang General Hospital provides a comprehensive range of services for the treatment and management of endocrine diseases such as diabetes, as well as other hormonal and metabolic disorders, such as thyroid problems, lipid, calcium and bone disorders, pituitary disorders, adrenal disorders as well as obesity and related disorders. The Endocrinology service is staffed by an experienced team of endocrinologists, working in close collaboration with diabetes nurse educators, podiatrists, dietitians, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals. This multidisciplinary team is committed to working with partners in the community to ensure continuity of care beyond the acute hospital setting. 

Our Clinical Specialties & Services

  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Lipid disorders such as hypercholesterolaemia, hypertriglyceridaemia
  • Obesity and weight problems
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Calcium and bone disorders
    • Osteoporosis
  • Pituitary disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Female Reproductive disorders
  • Male Hormonal problems
    • Hypogonadism, gynaecomastia
  • Water and electrolyte problems
    • Hyponatraemia, Hypokalaemia, suspected diabetes insipidus
  • Others
    • Hypoglycaemia (non-diabetes related)

Centres/Clinics

  • Calcium and Metabolic Bone Disease Clinic
    • The clinic aims to provide a one-stop diagnostic and treatment centre to evaluate and care for patients with severe osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disorders.
  • DEAR (Diabetes Education and Adjustment in Ramadan) Programme
    • Knowledge of Diabetes Mellitus and safe practices during Ramadan fasting among Muslim patients. 
  • DREAM (Diabetes Risk evaluation for lower Extremity Amputation Management) Programme
    • Preventative foot care programme designed to prevent a second amputation and to assess peripheral vascular disease, diabetic foot ulcers, Charcot foot and gangrene.  
  • General Diabetes Clinic
    • Comprehensive care provided by a multi-disciplinary team for those with complex diabetes, including diabetes self-management education.
  • General Endocrinology Clinic
    • Evaluate and treat patients with known or suspected endocrine disorders.
  • SWITCH (Sengkang Weight Improvement Therapy and Complete health) Programme
    • The SWITCH programme is run by a multidisciplinary team consisting of doctors (surgeons and physicians), dietitians, physiotherapists, psychologists and nurses, who work together to deliver a comprehensive programme, based on the latest scientific evidence, to assist and guide patients in their weight loss journey. 
    • SWITCH Centre
  • Thyroid Nodule Clinic
    • A One-stop clinic for the evaluation of thyroid nodules performed within the clinic upon initial consultation.  
  • Type 1 Diabetes Clinic
    • Comprehensive care for patients with Type 1 diabetes

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