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Subspecialty Clinics

Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinic

Run conjointly by endocrinologists and obstetricians, this clinic manages patients with gestational diabetes, as well as pregnant patients with pre-existing diabetes. This clinic is currently conducted in the O&G Centre.

Young Adult Diabetes / Transition Clinic

This is a multidisciplinary clinic serving adolescents and young adults with diabetes, who are transitioning from the pediatric endocrine service to adult care. It is run by a team comprising specialist diabetes physicians, nurse educators, dieticians, and medical social workers.

Insulin pump Clinic 

This clinic serves patients who require continuous subcutaneous insulin infusions (ie: insulin pumps).

Obesity and weight management Clinic

The Obesity and Metabolic Unit provides medical and surgical obesity management programs for the treatment of obesity and hyperlipidemia. This multi-disciplinary clinic is run by endocrinologists, bariatric surgeons, dieticians, physiotherapists and psychologists. This clinic operates from the LIFE Centre.

Thyroid fine needle aspiration Clinic

This clinic, run by specialist thyroid physicians, offers ultrasound guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid nodules.

Osteoporosis and Bone Metabolism Clinic

This clinic is run concurrently by a specialist osteoporosis physician and specialist care nurses. It aims to provide state-of-the-art, comprehensive care for patients with osteopenia, osteoporosis and other disorders of bone metabolism. It is supported by allied health services including dietitians with a special interest in osteoporosis, and osteoporosis exercise classes run by experienced physiotherapists. This clinic operates from the LIFE Centre.

Transplant endocrinology Clinic

This clinic serves patients with transplant-related diabetes and metabolic issues. This clinic is currently conducted in either the Transplant Centre or the Diabetes and Metabolism Centre.

Diabetes and metabolism-related clinical services:

Patients with diabetes mellitus and diabetes-related disorders are seen at the Diabetes and Metabolism Centre, which provides the essential range of related services under one roof.
1) Personalised diabetic consultation
2) Dedicated podiatry service for diabetes-related foot problems
3) On-site laboratory testing for blood sugar, glycosylated haemoglobin level and lipid profile
4) Fundal photography for early detection of diabetic retinopathy
5) Nurse educators for one-on-one diabetes counselling
6) Dietary counselling
7) Exercise Programme (with the Rehabilitation Department)
8) Continuous glucose monitoring
9) Regular self-management courses for patients with type 1 DM (Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating – DAFNE)

Endocrinology-related clinical services:

1) On-site blood and urinary testing
2) Specialised endocrine testing
3) Osteoporosis exercise program