The Ceylinco Diabetes Centre has announced it will offer medical checks for diabetes and associated health complications at discounts of 20 to 25 per cent combined with several other attractive offers throughout May 2016 in celebration of the Centre's 12th anniversary, which falls on the 25th of the month.
Comprising of a series of blood, urine and other tests, physical examinations and an assessment by a doctor, the Comprehensive Diabetes Check-up for diagnosed diabetic patients and others seeking an in-depth assessment of their risk, also entitles the purchasers to several free checks and discounts, the Centre said.
Offered at Rs 5,000 reflecting a discount of 25 per cent, this package includes medical consultation and a complete physical examination and tests such as Body Mass Index (BMI), Visual Acuity, Fasting Blood Sugar, HbA1C, Full Blood Count, Lipid Profile, Urine Full Report, Urine for Microalbumin, Serum Creatinine & GFR, ECG, SGPT, and a discussion of the reports with a medical officer.
In addition, visitors who obtain the package will receive a free Total Foot Assessment for vascular and neurological complications usually costing Rs 2,500, a refraction test for the eyes that is normally priced at Rs 500, a dental check-up costing Rs 750, 10 per cent off on footcare services and a 50 per cent discount on the purchase of a Glucometer from the Centre.
A second package of tests designed for pre-diabetics, will be offered at Rs 3,000 in May, at a discount of 20 per cent, the Centre said. This package consists of medical consultation including a complete physical examination and tests such as Body Mass Index (BMI), Visual Acuity, Fasting Blood Sugar, Lipid Profile, HbA1C, Urine Full Report and a discussion of the reports with a medical officer.
Purchasing this second package entitles the visitor to a free refraction test, a 50 per cent discount on the purchase of a Glucometer and a free dental consultation.
"Given the rapidly increasing prevalence of diabetes in Sri Lanka, undergoing periodic tests of this nature is advisable to enable those at risk to make the necessary lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes or to effectively manage the condition," said Dr Charuky Weerasuriya, Chief Medical Officer at the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre. "Our special packages have been designed specifically to make a definitive assessment of each individual's risk factors."
Packages can be obtained by visiting the Centre at Park Street, Colombo 2, on prior appointments made over phone number 011 2 490290 the Centre said.
Established 12 years ago this May, the Ceylinco Diabetes Centre is a ground-breaking unit of Ceylinco Healthcare Services Ltd., (CHSL) a subsidiary of Ceylinco Life, the country's leading life insurer. The Centre is the most advanced stand-alone private facility of its kind in Sri Lanka. CHSL also owns and manages the two of the country's most advanced private radiation facilities for the treatment of cancer.