Discounts, free offers in May as Ceylinco Diabetes Centre marks decade

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The Ceylinco Diabetes Centre will offer a 25% discount on a comprehensive diabetes screening package as well as a host of other benefits including free tests and gifts throughout May 2014, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Centre. Those who obtain the discounted comprehensive diabetes screening package will also receive a free foot assessment, free vision assessment test, free dental check and a free gift pack, the Centre said. In addition, they will also have the opportunity to purchase a glucometer, which is used to test the blood glucose level, at a discount of 40%. The comprehensive screening package priced at Rs. 4,325 includes a consultation with and a complete physical examination by a doctor, computation of Body Mass Index (BMI), Check for Visual Acuity, Fasting Blood Sugar Test (FBS), HbA1C test, Full Blood Count, Lipid Profile, Urine Full Report, Urine for Micro Albumin test, Serum Creatinine test, GFR, SGPT and an ECG. The Centre will provide those who undergo screening with a detailed report based on the results of the tests. They will also be provided an opportunity to discuss their reports with a doctor at the Centre. Ceylinco Diabetes Centre Senior Medical Officer Dr. Charuky Weerasuriya said: “Periodic check- ups are an extremely important part of diabetes care. These checkups help patients to assess the quality of their diabetes management and the health of organs which are affected by the condition.” All tests, consultations and treatment at the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre located at No: 60, Park Street, Colombo 2, take place in a comfortable non-hospital atmosphere. More information can be obtained by calling the centre on 2490290. A highly specialised outpatient clinic for screening, detection and management of diabetes and its complications, the centre conducts clinics in diabetology, cardiology, ophthalmology, radiology, vascular and foot care, diet and nutrition. In addition there is an in-house medical laboratory and diabetes shop which offers diabetic medications and other diabetes related products.