Head
Prof. Dr. med. Wolfram Karges

Contact: Administrative Office, Sabrina Heffels
Phone: +49 (0)241 80-80867 / Fax: +49 (0)241 80-82052
sheffels@ukaachen.de

 

Section of Endocrinology
and Diabetology

 

Internal Medicine III

Medical Services

 

  • Early diagnosis, risk assessment and prevention of diabetes, including genetic diagnostics and immun diagnostics
  • Treatment of diabetes, including tablets, insulin, injection, inhalation, insulin pump and nutrition therapy
  • Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diabetic complications, including problems related to the heart, vessels, kidneys, eyes, nerves and feet
  • Hormonal disorders, e.g. thyroid disorders and endocrine tumours
  • Hormonal causes of adiposity and hypertension
  • Hormonal disorders in aging
  • Rare, genetic hormonal disorders
  • “Second opinions” in cases of complex hormonal and metabolic disorders
  • Check-ups for diagnosis and prevention of nutrition-related disorders

Professor Karges has been in charge of the Section for Endocrinology and Diabetology since 2006. After studying in Marburg, he worked in Tübingen, Ulm and Toronto as an internal specialist. He served as Clinical Assistant Medical Director for the Department of Internal Medicine I at the University of Ulm until 2006. In addition to diagnostics and differential therapy of diabetes mellitus, his medical expertise includes clinical endocrinology and rare hormonal disorders.

The Section of Endocrinology and Diabetology offers its patients outpatient or inpatient diagnostics and therapy with experts from all specialist departments under one roof.