Diabetes Specialists in Malta and Gozo

Diabetes Specialists

Endocrinology and Diabetes specialists can be found in most hospitals, clinics, and health centres. They assess diabetes patients every step of the way from appointing and overseeing the treatment and answering any questions you might have, to referring you to other medical specialists when needed, such as a dietitian or nutritionist, ophthalmologist, or others. Endocrinologists and Diabetologists treat conditions such as:

  • diabetes mellitus
  • thyroid disease
  • lipid disorders
  • endocrine disorders of the reproductive system, such as polycystic ovary syndrome
  • adrenal disease
  • bone and calcium disorders
  • pituitary disease
  • endocrine late effects of cancer treatment

When to see an Endocrinologist & Diabetologist

Usually you will be referred to a diabetes specialist by your GP if she suspects that you might have diabetes. You might need to see a diabetes specialist on a regular basis if you are diagnosed with diabetes. If you experience any of the diabetes symptoms from the list, talk to your GP to see if you should see a diabetes specialist:

  • Increased thirst and hunger
  • Frequent urination
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue and/or irritability
  • Weight loss
  • Frequent infections and slow healing sores
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