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Diabetes Centre

The Diabetes Team consists of consultants, junior doctors, specialist nurses, dieticians and podiatrists, all dedicated to treating people with diabetes.

We treat Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes with specialist clinics available for joint diabetes, ante-natal care (including gestational diabetes), diabetes with renal and vascular complications, active diabetic foot ulcers, diabetes related erectile dysfunction.

The general diabetes clinic focuses on blood glucose control and the prevention and treatment of complications of diabetes, along with the provision of education.

When you come to the clinic, please bring with you a list of your medications, a urine sample, any blood glucose monitoring or blood pressure records you may have, a copy of your latest eye screening report if you have one and a print out of your annual review held at your GP surgery if you have one.

Visiting times

F12 is the main diabetes ward - times are 2.00 – 4.30pm and 6.00 – 8.00pm

Contacts

 F12 – 0161 291 4333

Paul Newman, Services Co-ordinator – 0161 291 2675
Amanda M. Hulme, Senior Research Nurse - 0161 291 2888
Ascia Bibi, Specialist Nurse (inpatients) - 0161 291 5089
Margaret Cox, Specialist Dietician – 0161 291 5089
Specialist Nurse (community) – 0161 945 8203
Specialist Podiatrist (via switchboard) – 0161 998 7070

Location

From the South Entrance of the Hospital, walk towards the main hospital complex, keeping the red-brick building on your right hand side. To enter the diabetes centre, use the blue double doors at the end of the furthest end of the red brick building. The diabetes centre is located on the right hand side. Nutrition & Dietetics is located on through another set of double doors on the left hand side.

Out-patient clinics are held both at Wythenshawe and Withington Community Hospital main out-patient departments.

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