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Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the study of diseases that are caused by hormonal dysfunction. HCA at The Shard’s Endocrinology Department specialises in investigating and managing all common endocrine disorders. These include disorders that impact:

  • Growth
  • Metabolism
  • Lipoprotein
  • Obesity

 

Endocrinology services at HCA at The Shard

Diabetic Services

We provide access to expert consultants alongside dynamic testing and a full range of diabetic services at London Bridge Hospital. This includes:

  • Diabetic nurses
  • Dietitians
  • Specialist podiatrists
  • Access to the latest technologies (including insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring)

 

We work with consultant endocrinologists from leading teaching hospitals across London. Our consultants supervise diagnosis and treatment of all endocrine conditions.

Endocrine disorders

Treatments for endocrine disorders can include hormone replacement therapy, which can deal with issues caused during menopause, or problems caused as a result of hormone deficiency. Our consultants can also refer you to endocrine surgery, if necessary.

HCA at The Shard takes a multidisciplinary approach to managing diabetes effectively.

Your nursing team and consultant can advise on diet, and also arrange check-ups with consultants and podiatrists to help monitor and assist with controlling diabetes. We can also provide advice and access to cutting-edge technologies for managing all forms of diabetes. Insulin pumps, which provide a steady supply of insulin and continuous glucose monitors, which allow blood-sugar readings to be taken without having to use traditional lancets.

Why choose HCA Healthcare UK at The Shard?

  • At HCA at The Shard we want to reach a diagnosis and begin your treatment quickly. We aim for same or next day appointments with highly qualified consultants, who use our diagnostic facilities to get you on the right course of treatment quickly.
  • Our state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities can test for and diagnose a range of hormone dysfunctions and help our consultants advise on the best course of treatment.
  • The care you receive is designed to provide help and support in building a solid foundation for the management of your diabetes. This is tailored to a patient’s specific needs and aims to achieve the best possible outcome for the patient.

Dietetic & Nutrition Services

Nutrition and dietetic services focus on the evaluation and monitoring of dietetic intervention to facilitate better nutrition, assist in recovery, manage symptoms and aid wellbeing for our patients.