What is generally included in a Diabetic Checkup?
Diabetic checkups are an indispensable part of the health care that diabetics should receive in order to help them stay healthy. It is important to have this test done at least once a year.
The diabetic checkup includes:
- Internist evaluation
- Nutritional evaluation
- Opthalmological evaluation
- Blood test (28 elements)
- Complete Blood Count
- PSA or Pap Smear
- Creatinine and albumin clearance in the urine in 24 hours and microalbuminuria
- Fasting insulin measurement and 2 hour post prandial blood sugar
- Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
- TP, TPT and bleeding time
- Fibrinogen and high-sensitivity serum PCR
- Full abdominal ultrasound
- Mammary gland or prostate ultrasound
- Electrocardiogram (EKG)
- Stress test
- Pulmonary function test
Patients come from the USA, Canada, and around the world to receive high quality and affordable medical care in Mexico. The majority of the patients choose Cancun because of its warm weather, beautiful beaches, and competitive pricing. Cancun offers ease of travelling and similarities of culture. All major airlines serve to the International airport of Cancun. Hospital Galenia is a modern facility with state-of-the-art infrastructure, advanced medical technology, and highly educated accredited medical talent. Hospital Galenia is the only 3rd level hospital in the state of Quintana Roo as well as the only hospital in the southeast of Mexico holding the Certificate of Medical Attention Establishments granted by Joint Commission International (JCI), Accreditation Canada International (ACI) and the General Health Council (CSG Mexico)). These accreditations assure the fulfilment of international standards for the Medical Tourism market. Our medical staff is board-certified or board-eligible. Our physicians have been trained in many of the best medical schools and hospitals in the world. Our medical staff provides services in more than 70 specialities, and currently attracts patients from the United States and Canada.