Diabetes and obesity

La Paloma Hospital

Diabetes and obesity

Due to the high prevalence of diabetes and obesity in the Canary Islands, the Internal Medicine Unit of La Paloma Hospital has created a specialized consultation service for diabetes and obesity, offering an integral and multidisciplinary management of both chronic diseases, thus allowing a better control and a higher quality of life.

This consultation service includes a visit to the internist, triglyceride control, glycaemia control, assessment of the kidney function, cholesterol control and report of results.

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Diabetes and obesity

Due to the high prevalence of diabetes and obesity in the Canary Islands, the Internal Medicine Unit of La Paloma Hospital has created a specialized consultation service for diabetes and obesity, offering an integral and multidisciplinary management of both chronic diseases, thus allowing a better control and a higher quality of life.

This consultation service includes a visit to the internist, triglyceride control, glycaemia control, assessment of the kidney function, cholesterol control and report of results.

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Dr. Edgar Rivera Martínez

Dr Edgar Mauricio Rivera holds a degree in medicine from the ‘Alberto Masferrer’ Salvadoran University and later obtained the homologation of his degree in Spain.

Once he finished his studies, Dr Rivera earned his PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the same university. In addition, he specialised in Internal Medicine at the University Assistance Complex of Palencia and a Master’s Degree in Diabetes in everyday clinical practice (University of Buenos Aires).

Dr. Edgar Rivera Martínez

Dr Edgar Mauricio Rivera holds a degree in medicine from the ‘Alberto Masferrer’ Salvadoran University and later obtained the homologation of his degree in Spain.

Once he finished his studies, Dr Rivera earned his PhD in Medicine and Surgery from the same university. In addition, he specialised in Internal Medicine at the University Assistance Complex of Palencia and a Master’s Degree in Diabetes in everyday clinical practice (University of Buenos Aires).

Medical specialties of La Paloma Hospital