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Introduction to Diabetes Services

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that requires life long management. Studies have shown that control of blood glucose reduces complications by 50%.

It is important to know what diabetes is and the skills to prevent complications. This knowledge and skills will allow you to live and manage your condition with confidence.

Our Services Include:

  1. Education on lifestyle changes, such as incorporating exercise into your lifestyle
  2. Range and effects of available oral agents for diabetes
  3. Teaching on insulin administration
  4. Teaching on home blood glucose testing
  5. Advice on prevention and management of acute diabetic complications such as hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) and hypoglycemia (low blood glucose)
  6. Management and prevention of chronic diabetic complications such as foot amputation
  7. Education for patient and family on coping with diabetes

Project (Poster and Oral Presentation, and Publications)

Poster Presentation

Clinician's Name(s)YearTitle
B Lim, Noorani Othman, SC Loke, YM Leong2004Comparison in Lifestyle affecting Obesity, BP and serum Lipids between Indian Foreign Workers)National Healthcare group Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore
LIM B, JONG M, CHAN SP, NG PL, Noorani Othman, Quek Hwee Chen, SOON PC2006 Community Health Screening by the Diabetes Awareness Programme: A Retrospective Study Poster Presentation: Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and Australian Diabetes Educators Association ADEA (PDF, 87KB) Annual Scientific Meeting in association with New Zealand- Society for the Study of Diabetes in New Zealand- Christchurch
B Lim, M Jong, Noorani Othman , Lucy Tan, S P Chan, J Soh, P C Soon2007Public's Perception and Awareness of Diabetes Mellitus during Health ScreeningNational Healthcare group Annual Scientific Meeting, Singapore
LIM B, JONG M, Ng Poh Leng, CHAN S P, SOON PC2007Free home glucose meters and test strips improves HbA1C in low income patients with diabetes mellitus Poster PresentationThe 9th International Diabetes Federation- Western Pacific Region Conference in New Zealand- Wellington
B Lim, Noorani Othman, Lucy Tan, SP Chan, J. Soh, R Dalan, M Jong2008 Risk factors for developing Type 2 diabetes: Awareness amongst the public and healthcare staff (PDF, 77KB) 20th World Diabetes Conference, Canada- Montreal
B Lim, Noorani Othman, E Tan, R P2008 Diabetes education: Train the Trainer Programme on Insulin Therapy and Administration (PIOP) (PDF, 69KB) The 15th Congress of Asean Federation of Endocrine Societies, Thailand-Bangkok


Clinician's Name(s)YearTitle
YC Kon, Noorani Othman, CL Chua, Ng Kim, SC Lim, R Hawkins, MS Wong2004Ramadan Study – Glycaemic Control Of Fasting Muslims With Diabetes Annals Acad Med, Singapore 2005;34:S(9): S81
H K Goh, D E K Chew, I G Miranda, Lucy Tan and G H Lim2008 A 24 hr Observational Ward Management of Diabetic Patients Presenting with Hypoglycaemia. Published in Emerg. Med. J. 2009; 26;719-723 
Lam Chin Chin09 Blood Glucose Monitoring At Home. Nursing Pride Newletter December Volume 6 Issue (PDF, 1MB)  

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