The Department of Endocrinology at Changi General Hospital provides a wide range of services for the management of
diabetes mellitus as well as hormonal disorders.
Our Diabetes Centre is staffed by endocrinologists, diabetes nurse educators,
dietitians. All the services related to diabetes (e.g. podiatry, dietetics and
retinography) are housed here, offering greater convenience for diabetic patients.
Apart from specialist clinics that care for those with complicated cases and difficult-to-control diabetes, we also have a unique one-stop Full
Diabetes Assessment package, consisting of blood tests (glycated haemoglobin, creatinine, cholesterol and
glucose levels, urinary microalbumin, retinal photography, podiatry assessment (for foot problems), dietary review, diabetes counselling, followed by a final review by an endocrinologist.
All diabetic patients, including those under the care of family physicians and the polyclinics, are strongly advised to undergo a Full Assessment annually to monitor their overall condition.
Our Diabetes Centre also runs a Chronic Care Programme to co-manage stable diabetic patients with participating family physicians / general practitioners (GPs) by keeping track of their progress through the annual
full assessment, and providing quick access to support services should the need arise.
Besides diabetes, the Department of Endocrinology also offers clinical services for the diagnosis, treatment and management of various hormonal problems, including:
In addition, the following sub-specialty services have been set up to cater to specialized needs:
Together with our
urology specialists, the Andropause & Men’s Health Clinic treats outpatients with problems of male sexual dysfunction, andropause or male infertility. We deal with the problems of declining testosterone in aging men, who may experience reduced energy levels and motivation, unexplained hot flushes and sweating, increased lethargy, poorer concentration, and sexual dysfunction. Effective therapy is available.
This is a common problem in women of reproductive age, who may experience irregular menstrual cycles, obesity, and subfertility. Such women are also at risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.
Patients with thyroid disorders may be directly referred to this clinic.
Providing individualized effective
weight loss programmes, in conjunction with
Changi Sports Medicine Centre.
Apart from clinical work, the Department of Endocrinology is involved in the teaching and training of medical students, medical officers and residents under the Residency Programme, as well as specialists-in-training. Our endocrinologists are also actively involved in clinical research. They regularly present at national and international scientific meetings related to their respective areas of expertise.
2 Simei Street 3,
(65) 6788 8833
(65) 6788 0933
Changi General Hospital (CGH)