‘Anniversary Package’ from Ceylinco Diabetes Centre this May

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A comprehensive, literally head-to-toe medical check for diabetes and associated health complications is to be offered at an unbeatable concessionary rate throughout May by the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre to celebrate its 11th anniversary. Comprising of a series of blood, urine and other diagnostic tests, physical examinations and an assessment by a doctor, the anniversary package also entitles the purchaser to several free checks and discounts, the Centre said. Offered at a discount of 25%, the package includes medical consultation and a complete physical examination and tests such as Body Mass Index (BMI), Visual Acuity, Fasting Blood Sugar, HbA1C, Full Blood Count, Lipid Profile, Urine Full Report, Urine for Microalbumin, Serum Creatinine and GFR, ECG, SGPT, and a discussion of the reports with a medical officer. In addition, visitors who obtain the package will receive a free Total Foot Assessment for vascular and neurological complications, an eye test, a dental check-up and a book on diabetes control, and also be entitled to a 40% discount on the purchase of a Glucometer from the Centre. “It has been established beyond any doubt that diabetes is on the rise in Sri Lanka. The first step in making the necessary lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes or to effectively manage the condition, is to have a comprehensive assessment of one’s risk of becoming a diabetic, or, in the case of a diabetic, to check on the degree of control and the progress of complications,” said Ceylinco Diabetes Centre Chief Medical Officer Dr. Charuky Weerasuriya. “This package has been carefully designed to make a truly definitive assessment of all these aspects.” Packages can be obtained by visiting the Centre at Park Street, Colombo 2, on prior appointments made over phone number 011 2 490290 the Centre said. Established 11 years ago this May, the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre is a ground-breaking unit of Ceylinco Healthcare Services Ltd., (CHSL) a subsidiary of Ceylinco Life, the country’s leading life insurer. The Centre is the most advanced stand-alone private facility of its kind in Sri Lanka. CHSL also owns and manages two of the country’s most advanced private radiation facilities for the treatment of cancer.