The HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center is a purpose-built facility that is proud to offer a wide selection of specialist treatments for all aspects of coping with life with Diabetes.

Our Endocrinology department focuses on diagnosis, analysis and the best possible responsive treatments for gland disorders and management. Our Podiatry, Cardiology & Rheumatology, Ophthalmology and Diabetology departments each provide bespoke expertise wherever it’s needed most, while a specialist lab, counselling and education facilities offer a truly holistic treatment.


  • Diabetetology

    Diabetology describes the overall diagnosis and treatment processes involved in diabetes and endocrinology.

    • Implementation of modern diabetes treatment technologies
    • Special programs and workshops for children and adolescents (e.g. diabetes camp)
    • Assessment and treatment of associated complications of diabetes including foot ulcers, nephropathy, neuropathy, etc
    • Screening and prevention of diabetes mellitus and its complications
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
    • Insulin pump program (CSII), offering specialized workshops with experts, 24-hour phone assistance service in case of pump-related complications
    • Specialized and detailed counselling on diabetes and pregnancy for women with or without diabetes
    • Advanced foot care including inserts, orthosis supply, static and dynamic pedography
    • Retinal scan of eye fundus, evaluation and assessment of diabetic retinopathy

  • Endocrinology

    • Endocrinology refers to glandular functions and energy levels, focusing on the health and balance of hormones, your adrenal glands and thyroid conditions
    • Special functional testing of all endocrine glands. (e.g. pituitary gland, adrenal, etc)
    • Thyroid disease management
    • Diagnosis and treatment of hormonal, metabolic and gonadal disorders.
    • Diagnosis and treatment of lipid-disorders
    • Professional counselling on genetic risks of special diabetes types (e.g. MODY) or familiar heterozygous hyperlipidemia
    • Assessment of vitamin-D-deficiency and osteoporosis, diagnostic and treatment
    • Assessment of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCO)
    • Assessment of infertility

  • Ophthalmology

    Sight can be significantly affected by life with diabetes, and our clinic provides a specialist service to apply the expertise you deserve. Our Ophthalmology service includes:

    • A comprehensive ophthalmic exam
    • Auto refraction
    • Intra ocular pressure measurement
    • Slit lamp examination
    • Dilated fundus examination
    • OCT scanning of the retina
    • Digital retinal photography
    • Retinal Auto fluorescence photography
    • Diabetic retinopathy evaluation
    • Laser retinal photo coagulation for diabetic retinopathy
    • Intravitreal injections for diabetic maculopathy

  • Cardiology & Rheumatology

    Our Cardiology and Rheumatology Departments provide a consolidated range of specialist treatments that provide exactly the precision and focus that is required.

    • Cardiovascular disease management (ECG, Stress-ECG, Holter-ECG, ambulatory blood pressure assessment (ABPM)…etc.)
    • Cardiology assessment of heart diseases, diseases of valves, cardiovascular risk-assessment
    • Assessment of vascular disorders (arteries and veins)
    • Doppler and color-duplex of arteries and veins including assessment of arteriosclerosis, e.g. Carotid artery (IMT)

    The center also provides rheumatology and osteoporosis services including diagnosis and treatment of Auto-immune and all other joint diseases like Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. To provide a compete service, the center is able to provide screening, detailed interpretation of DEXA scans as well as other targeted treatments of Osteoporosis.

  • Podiatry

    Diabetic patients can experience symptoms such as poor circulation and poor sensation in their feet. Simple problems such as an ingrown toenail or a cut can result in poor healing and other long-term complications.

    Our podiatrists treats and prevents the ulcers of the foot including wound management. They can also offer corrective devices to aid the healing process, from insoles and shoes to custom diabetic walkers. They play an important role in maintaining the mobility of many elderly and disabled people.

    Podiatry ensures the overall wellbeing of your feet. It is an important part of a multidisciplinary approach to manage and treat diabetes. Podiatrists diagnose and treat foot, ankle and lower leg disorders, including bone or joint disorders such as arthritis, and musculoskeletal injuries, skin and nail disorders, infections, sport injuries, toe deformities and pediatric problems.

    • General podiatry medical foot care – care and cutting of toenails, removal of corns, debridement of hard skin (callosities).
    • Nail disorders – it includes the ingrowing toenails (removal of ingrown toenail, education and advice on how to manage or prevent it) and any other nail abnormalities.
    • Diabetic wound care and wound management – assessment and treatment for the diabetic ulcers (neuropathic or ischaemic), or lesions in addition to prevention.
    • Orthotics/insoles – through a biomechanical assessment, we offer different types of insoles for different conditions, including diabetic off loading, children feet, heel pain, shin pain, plantar fasciitis, sports... Insoles include both off-the-shelf and custom-made.
    • Diabetic shoe prescription, fitting – measurements taken to get the correct fit.
    • Custom shoes – depending on the treatment plan, individual custom shoes can be made to treat a variety of foot problems.
    • Foot skin infections – treatment and management of plantar warts, fungus, eczema and any other lower limb skin disorder.
    • Paediatric Podiatry – assessment of children’s foot problems including flat feet, growing pain, leg length discrepancy, scoliosis, gait and postural analysis to ensure a healthy and proper growth.
    • Sport Medicine- treatment of ankle sprains, tendons and joints problems and sports foot wear recommendations.
    • Toe deformities- hammertoes or bunions, it includes the assessment and management by orthopaedic devices and recommendations for the prevention from deterioration.
    • General foot care education

  • Emotional Counseling

    Diabetes is not simply a physical condition. Living with a chronic disease long term can bring psychological stress, even for the healthiest of patients, and day-to-day management can swing between frustration, fear and disappointment.

    HealthPlus provides extensive and empathetic psychological support for patients with diabetes. At every stage, throughout every treatment we understand that it is important to keep open communication with your physician, and patients can utilize our individual counseling and consultation service if needed.

  • Diabetes Education

    Diabetes education, or diabetology describes the diagnosis and treatment processes involved in diabetes and endocrinology. In our center, this involves:

    • Implementation of modern diabetes treatment technologies
    • Special programs and workshops for children and adolescents (e.g. diabetes camp)
    • Assessment and treatment of associated complications of diabetes including foot ulcers, nephropathy, neuropathy, etc
    • Screening and prevention of diabetes mellitus and its complications
    • Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
    • Insulin pump program (CSII), offering specialized workshops with experts, 24-hour phone assistance service in case of pump-related complications
    • Specialized and detailed counselling on diabetes and pregnancy for women with or without diabetes
    • Advanced foot care including inserts, orthosis supply, static and dynamic pedography
    • Retinal scan of eye fundus, evaluation and assessment of diabetic retinopathy

  • Laboratory

    HealthPlus provides dedicated in-house Laboratory facilities for your convenience, enabling the fastest possible turnaround between tests and results, to help us deliver the most effective, appropriate treatments, and complete convenience to every patient.

    For more details, please click on our

    1. Danat Al Emarat Hospital Laboratory (Directory of Services)
    2. Referral Laboratory (Directory of Services)

  • Pharmacy

    To provide a truly holistic patient experience, we offer an in-house pharmacy to provide any specialist products and devices our patients may need.

  • Child & Adults Mental Health Services

    In line with our multi-disciplinary approach, HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology  Center has launched a new service for kids and adults. A team of child and adults psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and counselors has joined HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center to offer a wide spectrum of child and Adult mental health services (CAHMS).

    Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) for young people between 0 and 18 years of age who are suffering from emotional, behavioral or learning difficulties,features a truly integrative multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, counsellors, speech and language pathologists, occupational therapists, and mental health professionals.

    Integrated pediatric care will be provided at its utmost under one roof, at our Abu Dhabi-based center.

    Specialties and children’s conditions include:

    • Anxiety & Mood
    • Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD / ADD)
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
    • Behavioral Disorders
    • Bipolar Disorder (Manic Depression)
    • Depression
    • Eating Disorders
    • Executive Functioning
    • Learning Difficulties
    • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • Psychotic Disorders and Schizophrenia
    • Self-Harm
    • Sensory Processing
    • Speech & Language Difficulties
    • Stress Related Problems

  • Special Infusion Therapy

    • HealthPlus Anti-Aging: Infusion Shining Beauty!
      The Anti-Aging Infusion helps you keep a youthful look and enhances your complexion (skin color/taint) with B-vitamins, high-concentrated Vitamin C, Arginine and Acetylcysteine.
    • HealthPlus Superhero Infusion: For Better Performance
      This infusion is a potent energy booster of vitamins, minerals and amino acids (Arginine, Taurine, Ornithine, Citrulline).
    • HealthPlus Immunity Infusion: The Immunity Booster
      The Immunity Infusion contains very high-dose of Vitamin C, which helps the body in detoxification and reduces oxidative stress of the cells (a leading cause of cell death and apoptosis).
    • HealthPlus Detox Infusion: The “Revitalizer”
      It contains high doses of different nutrients including amino acids, B-vitamins, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese, Cobalt and the most potent antioxidant Glutathione and Selenium.
    • HealthPlus Libido Infusion: The “Fertility Booster”
      The Libido Infusion provides your body with a powerful mix of essential vitamins, minerals, amino acids like Taurine and Arginine, as well as natural ingredients like Ginseng or Monk`s pepper. This combination has balancing effects on the hormone levels and relieves hormonal induced symptoms and improves libido and sexual constancy and endurance.
    • HealthPlus Metabolic Infusion: The “Metabolizer”
      The Metabolic Infusion fills up the nutrient storages of your body and corrects the deficiencies of unhealthy diets. Your metabolism will be stimulated with the help of vitamins like Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, Carnitine, Taurine and Methionine. Your body will receive a vital momentum and you will feel more energetic.
    • HealthPlus Burnout Infusion: The “Super Energizer”
      The Burnout Infusion provides your body with B-vitamins, Vitamin C, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Copper, Manganase and others.

  • Dermatology

    Our dedicated Dermatology Department provides the highest level of care to our patients with expertise in all specialty areas of dermatology and dermatologic surgery. Our expert’s diagnosis and treat of Cosmetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery, Autoimmune Diseases of the Skin, Hair Disorders, Vitiligo, Psoriasis, Acne, Eczema, Skin Cancers, Pigmented Lesions and Melanoma, Wound Healing, and Contact Dermatitis, Infectious Diseases of the Skin, Skin Disorders and Disorders of Pigmentation, and Pediatric Dermatology.
    Our services include:
    • In skin surgery: excision and skin biopsy with various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, like cryotherapy and cautery varicose veins,

    • Cosmetics: laser, for hair removal, rejuvenation, skin tightening, wrinkles, radiofrequency for wrinkles and rejuvenation, chemical peeling, Botox and fillers

    • Management of various types of skin allergies, treatment of diseases of skin color, like vitiligo, melasma, freckles, and skin pigmentation,

    • Diagnosis and management of diseases of hair and nails

    • Management of all skin problems in children and adults including benign and malignant skin tumors.

  • Bariatric Surgery

    Led by internationally-trained team of Bariatric Surgeons, Anesthesiologists, Nutritionists, Psychologists and Internists under one roof, our bariatric surgeries and services include:
    - Gastric Bypass
    - Sleeve Gastrectomy
    - Endoscopic Gastric Balloon
    - The Elipse Balloon Weight Loss Program (launched in 2020)
    - Revisional Bariatric Surgery
    - Obesity-related conditions
    - Nutritional assessment and diet support before and after surgery
    - Physiatry and Psychology

    Our team will work with you on the best suitable treatment plan for you depending on multiple factors including your Body Mass Index (BMI), your overall health and whether you suffer from chronic disease, your motivation and psychological state, your eating habits and lifestyle. Once referred to our Bariatric Center, you will first be assessed by our bariatric surgeon, nutritionist, and/or a psychiatrist. You may also be referred to our internists or cardiologists for further assessment as needed to assess your overall health. You will have multiple visits to our nutritionists to help you with appropriate modifications to your lifestyle, and dietary habits. If the surgery was recommended, you will visit our anesthesiologists before the surgery.

    Who is a good candidate for a weight-loss surgery?
    - Your BMI is over 40
    - Your BMI is over 35, and have tried several diets and exercising with no results, and suffer from at least one or more obesity related diseases such as diabetes, hypertension ..etc.
    - Your BMI is over 30 with poorly controlled Type 2 Diabetes or suffering from other chronic diseases such diabetes, hypertension, high blood cholesterol or sleep apnea

  • Gastroenterology

    Our highly-trained team diagnoses and treats conditions with the digestive system, gastrointestinal (GI) tract, rectum, anus and liver such as colon polyps, hepatitis, heartburn, peptic ulcer disease, colitis, gallbladder and biliary tract disease, nutritional problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pancreatitis. Using minimally invasive procedures to examine and treat digestive tract problems, physicians would insert tubes through the mouth, nose or rectum for diagnosis and/or treatment purposes in our advanced endoscopy unit.

    Conditions treated at our gastroenterology department include but not limited to:
    – General conditions and abdominal disorders: abdominal pain, bloating and gas, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, heartburn and indigestion
    – Colon disorders: Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis colon polyps, colorectal cancer screening, irritable bowel syndrome
    – Disorders in the gallbladder, liver and bile ducts
    – Disorders in the pancreas
    – Functional heartburn
    – Bacterial infections (such as helicobacter pylori infection)
    – Stomach Bleeding
    – Peptic Ulcers
    – Pre-cancerous and cancerous lesions

    We have experienced gastroenterologists in our team who exploit the best methods for the treatment of patients. They ensure to use minimally invasive approaches to operate on patients so that they bear minimal pain and witness minimal scars.