Gold Coast Private Hospital, Suite 8, Ground Floor, 14 Hill Street, Southport QLD 4215  

Phone: (07) 55 746 133 | Email: admin@coastgastro.com.au

Dr Walker offers a wide variety of comprehensive gastroenterological services. Outpatient consulting is provided in our private rooms at the Gold Coast Private Hospital Specialists Suites in Southport. Inpatient consultation is offered at the Gold Coast Private and Pindara Private Hospitals.

Please follow the links on the patient information page to discover more about the services offered.

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PRE PROCEDURE DIABETES MANAGEMENT


SGLT2 Inhibitors “flozins” 

  • example – Dapagliflozin (Forziga, Xigduo); Empagliflozin (Jiardiance, Jiardamet, Glyxambi)
    • Do not take the day prior to procedure, nor on the day of procedure

Other Oral Hypoglycaemics

  • example – Metformin, Glimepiride, Gliclazide, Pioglitazone, Acarbose, Sitagliptin 
    • Do not take your diabetes medication the morning of the procedure.

Insulin – dependent patients

For both morning and afternoon procedures           

  • Day prior to your procedure:
    • Take half the evening short acting insulin
    • Take half of the evening Lantus insulin
    • Take half the evening long acting insulin (if not using Lantus)
  • Day of procedure:
    • Do not take your morning insulin

Remember, you may consume apple juice and Gatorade-type drinks while on your clear liquid diet to maintain your “sugars”.

Please bring your medication with you to your procedure

  • You will be able to take your usual diabetes medication following the procedure when you resume a normal diet.

MAKE  AN APPOINTMENT

Or visit our clinic at Gold Coast Private Hospital, Suite 8, Ground Floor, 14 Hill Street, Southport QLD 4215


OUR SERVICES


Address

Gold Coast Private Hospital
Suite 8, Ground Floor
14 Hill Street, Southport QLD 4215

Parking stations are accessed from Innovation Drive (off Parklands Drive). There are additionally 20 minute drop-off zones for your convenience. For more information on parking and transport options, please
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Contact Details

Phone:
(07) 55 746 133

Fax:
(07) 55 946 072

Email:
admin@coastgastro.com.au