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In 2004, the unit changed to the Department of Endocrinology and in 2007 to the Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology. The Department consists of 4 full-time Consultants, 4 part-time Consultants, 2 Registrars in rotation from the General Medicine pool.  In addition, the Department is complemented by resident Nursing staff in the clinic and ward at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital. 

The Department serves as a tertiary referral centre for diabetes and endocrinology for KwaZulu-Natal and this includes out-patient clinics (4 per week) and in-patients facilities. The Department works in close liaison with other allied departments viz. NeurosurgerySpecialised Surgery, and Chemical Pathology.

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