| The Nairobi Hospital Diabetes Centre was established in 2002 to cater for patients requiring follow up diabetes care. The clinic aims at optimizing health through health information and effective medical management of diabetes.
- Review by a diabetologist
The specialist diabetes doctor carries out a comprehensive medical evaluation and prescribes appropriate continuing treatment to ensure optimal blood sugar control.
- Review by an Ophthalmologist
All diabetic patients require an annual eye check-up by a specialist to ensure that diabetic eye complication are detected early and appropriate treatment advised.
The clinic has experienced diabetes nurses who educate and counsel patients on proper self management in diabetes including danger signs, insulin handling, use of blood monitoring devices, diet and self care. The nurses are available at the clinic, in the wards, and are on call during office hours.
- Podiatry Review (foot care)
The specialist podiatrist carries out a comprehensive foot evaluation and prescribes appropriate continuing treatment to avoid complications.