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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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Endocrinologist Melbourne

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 MelbourneFriday, September 30th, 2016 at 2:00am
The first "artificial pancreas". A major game changer for type 1 diabetes.
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Endocrinologist MelbourneFriday, September 16th, 2016 at 2:01am
An inspiring young lady making a huge difference for young transgender individuals. Law reform is urgently needed to keep these children out of the court system. http://www.abc.net.au/austory/content/2016/s4515697.htm
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Thyroid Happiness from Readers Digest
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Amazing technology. Automated blood glucose sensing with automated insulin delivery, that works! Closed-loop insulin pumps may well revolutionise type 1 diabetes.
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Endocrinologist MelbourneThursday, June 30th, 2016 at 1:15pm
Incredible research, could this be the cure for type 2 diabetes?
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Endocrinologist MelbourneFriday, June 17th, 2016 at 1:10am
Discrimination is associated with many adverse health effects. "Being transgender, like being left-handed, may someday be recognized as merely another inherent human quality."
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