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Diabetes, gland & hormone problems

Diabetes, gland & hormone problems

We care for and treat people who have diseases of the endocrine glands, such as diabetes, osteoporosis and thyroid conditions.

About us

The Endocrinology Department diagnoses, treats and researches diseases of the endocrine glands. These are the parts of your body that release hormones into the blood stream.

Most of the patients we treat have diabetes, osteoporosis or thyroid diseases.

Our services

We provide the following services:

  • Diabetes diagnosis and treatment
  • Diabetes Discovery Initiative
  • Diabetes education
  • Fracture Capture Initiative
  • Osteoporosis diagnosis and treatment
  • Diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diseases resulting from over-function or under-function of endocrine glands including the hypothalamus, pituitary, adrenal and parathyroid glands and the gonads
  • Obesity treatment

Our clinics

We run the following clinics:

  • General Endocrine Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Combined Lipid and Diabetes Clinic
  • Weight Control Clinic
  • Weight Control and Diabetes Clinic
  • Diabetes Complications and Assessment Service
  • Fracture Capture Clinic
  • Metabolic Bone Health Clinic
  • Men's Health Clinic (run together with Radiation Oncology and Urology)
  • High Risk Foot Clinic
  • Adjuvant Endocrine Breast Cancer (run together with Oncology)
  • Monthly Women’s Health Clinic
  • Monthly Young Adult Diabetes Service (YADS)

Referrals

For patients

You need a referral from your GP, specialist or health care provider to access this service.

For health professionals

Find out how to refer your patient.

Contact us

Endocrinology

Phone: 03 9496 2710 or 03 9496 2975

Fax: 03 9496 2980

Open hours: Monday to Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm

Director

Professor Jeffrey Zajac
Director of Endocrinology

Location

Endocrine Centre for Excellence
Level 2, Centaur Building
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
300 Waterdale Road
Ivanhoe Victoria

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Postal address

Endocrinology Department
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
PO Box 5444
Ivanhoe VIC 3079