Additional Services

ARE YOU DIABETIC?

Type 2 diabetes is usually asymptomatic in its early stages and can remain undiagnosed for many years. Since early detection and prompt treatment may prevent cardiovascular complications, it is vitally important to gain early knowledge of the disease.

HOW IS IT DIAGNOSED?

  • By an annual blood test, conducted after you reach 40 years of age.

Helicopters Sanitarios offers:

  • Early Diagnosis
  • Control of your diabetes by a doctor specialising in endocrinology and nutrition
  • Diabetes education
  • Coordination of specialists; cardiological, nephrology and ophthalmological annual check ups
  • Long-term monitoring

DO YOU KNOW HOW YOUR THYROID WORKS?

A malfunction of the thyroid gland may be responsible for variations in weight, fatigue, cardiac disorders, sleep problems, irritability, depression, chronic fatigue, tremors, hair loss, diarrhoea or constipation, growth retardation in children, infertility in adults ...

The gland they may also develop nodules that should be investigated to rule out tumours.

Normal thyroid function is essential for our body and our health. It is therefore advisable that your endocrinologist should help you undergo a full annual revision. Helicopteros Sanitarios offers this service using advancement treatments to cure or prevent any thyroid abnormality.


ARE YOU OVERWEIGHT?

Overweight and obesity are one of the most important health issues in developed countries. Being overweight is no longer a purely aesthetic problem when it alters the quality of life of sufferers. In fact it is a risk factor for developing chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or hyperuricemia. Problems of overweight and obesity must be assessed by a specialist as they are not always the result of increased food intake or low willpower to lose weight ...

HOW TO CALCULATE IF YOU ARE OVERWEIGHT?

The BMI * healthy mass is between 19 and 25. 25 to 30 is called overweight and obesity above 30.

BMI * kilos weight / height in meters squared

Helicopters Sanitarios offers:

  • Diagnosis and calculation of associated risk factors
  • Personalised treatment
  • Follow-up by a specialist in endocrinology and nutrition
  • Dietary education

Other diagnoses and treatments

Helicopters Sanitarios offers to help with:

  • Hirsutism (over active amounts of hair growth)
  • Pathology of other endocrine glands (pituitary, adrenal, hyperparathyroidism)
  • Hypogonadism and sex hormones
  • Cardiovascular risk factors (hypertension, hypercholesterolemia)

Private specialist consultations following Initial Appointment: