Metabolic medicine provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to people with metabolic disorders. Such disorders occur when the metabolic process fails and causes the body to have either too much or too little of the essential substances needed to stay healthy. They can be a result of genetics, a deficiency in a certain hormone or enzyme, consuming too much of certain foods, or other factors.
The most common metabolic disorder is diabetes but our Wesley Hospital metabolic medicine specialists can diagnose and treat a range of conditions, such as:
Note: The information here is for general reference only. To understand the benefits and risks specific to your condition and overall situation, please discuss any procedure with your treating doctor.
To access metabolic medicine services at The Wesley Hospital, you will need a referral from your GP. From there, you can make an appointment with one of our metabolic specialists.