Brookland Medical Centre warmly invites all patients dealing with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes to attend our specialised diabetes care. Our aim is to enhance your understanding of diabetes and empower you to better manage your condition.
YOUR HEALTH IS OUR COMMITMENT
Dr KYAW THURA
MBBS, FRACP, FRCP,
MRCP (Endo), MRCP (UK)
Dr Thura graduated in 2007 and undertook dual fellowship training in Endocrinology and General Medicine in Western Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (FRACP) and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (FRCP). During his specialist training, he obtained Membership qualification and MRCP (Endocrinology and Diabetes) from the Federation of Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom.
He is appointed as a Consultant Endocrinologist and Acute Care Physician at Royal Perth Hospital and Rockingham General Hospital. He also provides an outpatient specialist consultation service and individualised holistic treatment plans for all patients with endocrine related conditions. He has extensive experience in all aspects of general endocrinology and diabetes management. In addition to his clinical work, he enjoys teaching physician trainees and junior doctors.
Dr Thura sees all endocrinology related cases with special interest in
- Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes Management
- General Endocrinology disorders including Thyroid & Parathyroid disorders
- Adrenal disorders & Incidentaloma
- Osteoporosis & bone health
- Pituitary tumours & hormone imbalances
- Secondary hypertension & Hypogonadism (Testosterone deficiency).
Dr Thura is accepting the new patients.
DIABETES CARE AT BROOKLAND MEDICAL CENTRE
Here's what you can expect:
Initial Consultation: During your initial visit, we will complete your Diabetes Cycle of Care assessment.
Follow-up Appointment (3-6 months later): Return for a comprehensive review and additional assessments, which may include GP and Practice nurse assessment, ECG, GPMP/TCA evaluations, and referrals to Allied Health professionals and Endocrinologist as needed. Our dedicated team will discuss the various options available to address your specific needs comprehensively.
DIABETES CYCLE OF CARE:
- Weight, Height, and BMI Measurement: Every six months, twice during each cycle of care.
- Blood Pressure Measurement: Every six months, twice during each cycle of care.
- HbA1c Assessment: Once annually to evaluate diabetes control.
- Total Cholesterol, Triglycerides, and HDL Cholesterol Check: Annually.
- Microalbuminuria Test: Annually.
ALLIED HEALTH ASSESSMENT:
- Comprehensive Eye Examination: Every two years by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist.
- Foot Examination: Every six months, twice during each cycle of care.
Dr Kyaw Thura
All Feet Podiatry
Chronic disease nurse support
GPs with special interests in Diabetes Care
For further information or to schedule an appointment, please call our reception at (08) 9455 4199 or Book online. Our current diabetic patients will also receive regular recalls & reminders.
Facts about Diabetes:
Diabetes is the fastest-growing chronic condition in Australia.
Currently, almost 1.1 million Australians have been diagnosed with diabetes.
280 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes daily.
Over 100,000 Australians were diagnosed with diabetes in the past year.
Additionally, for each individual diagnosed with diabetes, there is often a family member or caregiver who plays a crucial support role. This means that approximately 2.2 million Australians are affected by diabetes daily.
The total number of Australians with diabetes and pre-diabetes is estimated to be 3.2 million.
Indigenous Australians are three times more likely to have Type 2 diabetes compared to non-Indigenous Australians.
At least 2 million Australians have pre-diabetes and are at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.