wellness services

Welcome to the Burjeel Wellness Center. We believe that prevention is always better than the cure, which is why we have developed a comprehensive health screening program.

Objective of Wellness Center

1. Assess your current health status

2. Assess the risk of you developing diseases

3. Recommend changes in your lifestyle to reduce the chances of developing diseases

4. Identify undiagnosed disease at an early stage and recommend treatment to reduce the long-term effects of the disease

Program Inclusions

Our comprehensive assessment includes the following

  • History
  • Examination
  • Blood Pressure assessment
  • Dietary assessment
  • Height
  • Weight
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Waist circumference
  • Urine Analysis
  • Sight Test
  • Lung function
  • Chest X-ray
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Blood tests
  • Biochemistry profile
  • Hematology profile
  • Liver Function
  • Cholesterol/Lipid profile
  • Vitamin D metabolites
  • Thyroid Function Testing
  • HbA1c levels
  • Echocardiogram
  • Treadmill Test
  • Abdominal Ultrasound Scan
  • Diabetes assessment
  • Cardiovascular Disease assessment

Additional test for males over 50 years of age include:

Prostate cancer blood test

Additional tests for females include:

Breast examination

Mammography if over 40 years of age

Depending on the results of your investigations, further tests may be recommended, which include:

Ultrasound Scan

Upper GI Endoscopy

Colonoscopy

CT Scan

CT Coronary Angiography

The Process

The assessment will last for about 3 hours during which you will undergo a series of tests that will be reviewed by a doctor, dietician and a nurse. This will provide us with an idea of your current health status and lifestyle. At the same time we will also check for the following diseases

Anemia

Kidney Disease

Diabetes Mellitus

High Blood Pressure

Coronary Heart Disease

Aortic Aneurysm

Breast Cancer

Prostate cancer

In addition, we will try and calculate your individual risk of developing

Diabetes Mellitus

Heart Disease and

Stroke

At the end of the assessment, you will be provided with a detailed report which will include a Dietician's report and a section on how certain lifestyle changes can reduce your chances of developing the above diseases.

In the unfortunate event of you being diagnosed with any of the above diseases, the appropriate treatment will commence and further investigation may be requested. An onward referral to the appropriate specialist at Burjeel Medical Centre will also be organized.