Endocrinology & Metabolism
The specialty of endocrinology at Suining Central Hospital was established in 1982 and the Department of Endocrinology was set up separately in November, 2008, which was renamed the Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism in 2014. After over 30 years of development, it has over 70 inpatient beds at present.
With advanced diagnostic techniques and medical equipment such as pancreatic β-cell function test, ICA and GAD antibody test, HbA1C test, microalbuminuria detection, ankle-brachial index(ABI) detection, blood ketone detector, and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry(DXA), etc., the physicians in the Endocrinology & Metabolism Department make early diagnosis of diabetes, the acute and chronic complications of diabetes, and osteoporosis, etc. Utilizing insulin pumps and glucose monitoring system, the medical staff deliver "3C" treatment for patients with diabetes, which places them in a provincial leading level in the treatment of diabetes. At present, the Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism has undertaken the task of promoting standardized treatment of diabetes in the whole central area of Sichuan, and standardized diabetic education programs including individual education, group education, and mass consultation are provided by the professional staff for the diabetics to learn self-management.
The Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism is also in a provincial leading level in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases including thyroid disease, osteoporosis, hypothalamic-pituitary disease, polycystic ovary syndrome, obesity, endocrine hypertension, Hyperuricemia, and so on.