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Dr Ada Cheung, is a specialist consultant Endocrinologist who is keen to provide high quality, accessible, equitable medical care for those living in Melbourne as well as rural and remote Australia in close collaboration with local GPs.

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Dr Cheung completed her Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery at The University of Melbourne and graduated in 2003 as the top medical student and has been recognised for her clinical care, teaching and research locally at Melbourne University and nationally.

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Diabetes and Endocrinology

Endocrinology is the study of hormones. An Endocrinologist is a “hormone specialist”, a specialist Physician who manages the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to hormones.

 

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Telehealth

Video-based specialist consultations for those living in rural Australia. To see if you qualify

 

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ANDROGEN DEPRIVATION THERAPY

Androgen deprivation therapy or hormone therapy is an effective treatment for prostate cancer.

 

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Transgender Health

Cross-Sex Hormone Therapy or Hormone Replacement Therapy can help with transition for people identifying as transgender.

 

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WHAT IS AN ENDOCRINOLOGIST?

Endocrinologists manage and treat an extensive variety of medical conditions related to hormones. Some of the typical endocrine conditions treated by Dr Cheung include

For useful links related to these conditions, please click on the condition.

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Dr Ada Cheung, is a specialist consultant Adult Endocrinologist who is keen to provide high quality, accessible, equitable medical care for those living in Melbourne as well as rural and remote Australia in close collaboration with local GPs. She also works as an Endocrinologist in the Department of Endocrinology at Austin Hospital and the Australian Prostate Cancer Centre. She has research interests in preventing side-effects of androgen deprivation therapy for men with prostate cancer and in transgender health. For her work in this area, she has recently won prestigious awards for the best clinical research presentation from the Endocrine Society of Australia and an Early Investigators Award from the US Endocrine Society. Dr Cheung is also a tutor and lecturer at the University of Melbourne Medical School. Furthermore, she is actively involved in the Endocrine Society of Australia and Australian Diabetes Society and was also on the Program Organising Committee for the Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Seminar. She is also a member of the US Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association and the Australian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health and regular participates in national and international conferences and meetings.
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Endocrinologist MelbourneSaturday, January 14th, 2017 at 4:42pm
New generation of ultra-fast acting insulin for diabetes
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Endocrinologist MelbourneFriday, January 13th, 2017 at 10:28pm
More trans medical education needed for doctors
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Endocrinologist MelbourneWednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 11:08am
It doesn't matter if you exercise everyday, or if it's just on the weekend...
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Endocrinologist MelbourneWednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 11:07am
So many benefits of exercise; prevent diabetes, obesity, depression
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Endocrinologist MelbourneMonday, December 19th, 2016 at 11:33pm
More screen time, more obese
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Endocrinologist MelbourneFriday, December 2nd, 2016 at 10:50am
Endocrinologists for diabetes. Although written for the US, still some useful suggestions.
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