This centre of specialist excellence with medical experts is backed by a full-fledged laboratory. The centre undertakes the screening of people especially those with a high risk of developing diabetes mellitus or other endocrine diseases.
The availability of an immunoassay laboratory is of tremendous advantage. At high risk of diabetes mellitus are hypertensive patients, smokers, the obese, those with a family history of diabetes, woman on contraceptive pills pregnant women and people over 40 years especially those with a sedentary lifestyle.
Other conditions diagnosed, investigated and managed in the centre include thyrotoxicosis, Cushing’s syndrome, growth disorders, male and female infertility, precocious and delayed puberty, menstrual and menopausal disorders and hairiness (hirsutim) (vide supra)