Special offers at Ceylinco Diabetes Centre in Nov.

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The Ceylinco Diabetes Centre will once again offer a comprehensive diabetes screening package at a discounted price with free tests and the chance to purchase a glucometer for a special price throughout this month to mark World Diabetes Day on 14 November. The screening package consists of a complete physical examination, Body Mass Index (BMI), visual acuity, fasting blood sugar test, HbA1C, full blood count, lipid profile, urine full report, urine test for Microalbumin, serum creatinine, ECG, SGPT, eye consultation and report and a discussion with a medical officer. A glucometer, priced at Rs. 3,000, is on offer for patients who undergo screening in November, the centre said. A foot care assessment, vision assessment and a gift pack consisting of a foot care kit will be provided free to those who purchase the special screening package, priced at Rs. 6,250, representing a 20% discount. ‚ÄúDiabetes can be managed well and patients are able to live a normal life if they keep close track of their blood sugar management,‚ÄĚ said Ceylinco Diabetes Centre Senior Medical Officer Dr. Charuky Weerasuriya. ‚ÄúTherefore we encourage patients to have periodic checkups as they play an important role in assessing the quality of their diabetes management.‚ÄĚ 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 provides diabetic medication and other diabetes-related products.