Ceylinco Diabetes Centre marks 14th anniversary | Sunday Observer

Ceylinco Diabetes Centre marks 14th anniversary

A discount on diabetes check-ups and pre-diabetes screening packages, combined with several other special benefits is offered throughout May by the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre to mark its 14th anniversary, which falls on the 25th of the month.

“The incidence of diabetes continues to rise and is becoming one of the most pressing health issues affecting Sri Lankans,” said Dr Charuky Weerasuriya, Chief Medical Officer at the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre.

“We hope these discounts and special benefits will be an incentive for people to assess their risk of becoming diabetic. We also want to promote better management of the condition among patients through these package offers,” he said.

The Centre’s comprehensive Diabetes Check-up package comprises a medical consultation including a complete physical examination and tests such as Body Mass Index (BMI), visual acuity, blood pressure, fasting blood sugar, HbA1C, full blood count, lipid profile, urine full report, urine for Microalbumin, serum Creatinine and GFR, ECG, and SGPT.

Patients will also be able to discuss their reports with an assigned Medical Officer.

The screening package for pre-diabetes too will comprise of a medical consultation and tests such as Body Mass Index (BMI), visual acuity, blood pressure check, fasting blood sugar, lipid profile, HbA1C and a urine full report, complete with an evaluation by an assigned Medical Officer Visitors who obtain this package will also be entitled to a free eye refraction test.