Founded in 1985, Theptarin is Thailand’s first diabetes and thyroid center with the mission to introduce to Thailand diabetes team care which aims at patient education to enable patients to care for themselves and reduce risk of developing complications and disabilities. Apart from focusing on education for patients, Theptarin also works on education for medical personnel with the purpose of multiplying members to support diabetes team care throughout Thailand. With said mission, it also focuses on research to follow new knowledge and to create new knowledge from its own
Theptarin believes in a team-care approach. Diabetes care team consists of a doctor, diabetes educator, dietitian, foot care specialist, and exercise specialist with “patient” as the most important team member. The team also works and communicates closely with other health care personnel who might be caring for the same patient at the same time to provide
seamless and synchronized care.
The most important factor for success in diabetes care is not technology or medical equipment but is the understanding and knowledge about disease and how to modify lifestyle and cope with the disease happily. Theptarin diabetes team shares the same goal with our patients.
Our duty is to enable our patients to understand the disease, live a happy and healthy lifestyle to slow the progression of diabetes and stay away from complications as long as possible.
And for those at risk, our duty is to intervene early to prevent them from entering the
Diabetes team follows the advancement in knowledge, techniques, and technology in diabetes care and implements into our clinical service if appropriate for patient’s benefits.
Founded in 1985, Theptarin is Thailand’s first thyroid clinic offering comprehensive thyroid diagnosis through care under one roof. Diagnosis will be done by analyzing physical examination, medical history, laboratory results, and ultrasound images by experienced thyroid specialists. Thyroid specialists will then together with the patient review pros and cons then select the most suitable care for each person. Available care ranges from medication, radioactive treatment, alcohol injection, and surgery. With advanced knowledge and a wide range of service options, surgery is currently only performed in thyroid cancer cases.
Thyroid hormones need to be balanced. When thyroid gland produces too much or too little of thyroid hormones, body function will become abnormal and can lead to several symptoms such as weight loss, weight gain, palpation, anxiety, frustration, etc. A lot of these symptoms are mistaken for cardiovascular diseases.