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Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship 2023

Updated: Dec 11, 2023

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship

Turkey 2024

Application is open throughout the year

The Training Content:

- Obesity :

In such cases, after determining the treatment plan for the disease causing obesity, patients should be ensured to reach their ideal weight under the control of a dietitian.

- Hypertension.

- Insulin Resistance Conditions:

Insulin resistance is defined as the insensitivity of the body's cells to insulin, although there is sufficient amount of insulin in the blood. This causes an increase in the blood glucose level (hyperglycemia) and, accordingly, an increase in the level of insulin hormone in the blood (hyperinsulinemia). Insulin resistance can be a health problem that can develop on its own, but in some cases, it is accompanied by diseases that bring insulin resistance. Metabolic syndrome and polycystic ovary syndrome in women can be given as examples. The treatment of the disease is usually carried out in the form of drug applications within the framework of a plan to be recommended by endocrinology specialists. Additional treatment should be applied for secondary problems arising from high blood sugar for a long time.

- Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa (Eating Disorders) :

Depending on the deterioration of body image, psychiatric diseases such as Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa, which are called eating disorders, may develop. Hormonal disorders are present in almost all of the eating disorders that have symptoms such as extreme weakness, starvation with the desire to lose weight or eating very low calories, turning to excessively high-intensity exercises, using laxative drugs to prevent weight gain, and behavioral disorders such as voluntary vomiting. it starts. For this reason, multidisciplinary teams including endocrinology specialists should be formed together with all relevant medical branches in the treatment of these diseases.

- Diabetes Disease

- Thyroid Gland Diseases (Goiter, Thyroid nodules, Thyroid cancers, Thyroid inflammations) :

In diseases such as goiter, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, thyroid nodules, thyroid cancers and thyroid inflammation (thyroiditis) related to the thyroid gland, an increase or decrease in the amount of secretion of these hormones occurs.Since this situation can cause serious problems in the body, necessary drug treatments and surgical treatments will be performed.

- Pituitary Gland Diseases :

Growth retardation, dwarfism, acromegaly, Cushing's syndrome, hyperprolactinemia, early menopause, and development of thyroid diseases may occur in cases such as pituitary failure and tumor formations related to the pituitary gland, which is the secretory gland in which important hormones such as growth hormone, prolactin, ACTH, TSH, FSH, LH are synthesized. . For this reason, it should be aimed to prevent permanent disorders by treating or controlling pituitary gland diseases with appropriate drug treatments and surgical operations when necessary.

- Adrenal Gland Diseases :

Adrenaline, noradrenaline, cortisol, aldosterone and sex hormones are synthesized from the adrenal glands (adrenal glands) located in the upper part of both kidneys.There may be an increase or decrease in the amount of these hormones due to benign or malignant tumors in the adrenal glands.As a result, diseases such as hyperaldosteronism, Cushing's syndrome, hyperandrogenism and pheochromocytoma develop.Treatment includes drug applications and surgical options for tumors in the adrenal gland, as well as hormonal treatments.

- Excessive Hair (Hirsutism) :

Although the problem of excessive hair growth usually occurs due to the excessive secretion of androgen, that is, the male hormone, it can also be seen as a result of diseases such as ovarian cancer or cysts, diseases of the adrenal glands, thyroid diseases, pituitary gland diseases.Apart from this, women living on the Mediterranean coasts experience excessive hair growth as a result of increased sensitivity in the hair follicles.Hirsutism is treated by eliminating the cause of the disease.If excessive hair growth occurs due to a hormonal reason, it is tried to be prevented with the help of drugs that maintain the hormonal balance, and if it develops due to diseases such as ovarian cyst or cancer, it is tried to be prevented by treatment of these diseases.After the hormonal balance is achieved, methods such as laser epilation and needle epilation can be used to eliminate the hair growth problem.

- Lipid metabolism disorders :

The main cause of blood lipid metabolism diseases is the imbalance of the level of fat in the blood. High cholesterol and triglycerides can cause blood lipid metabolism diseases, as well as low good cholesterol, ie HDL, can cause these diseases. The imbalance of these lipids in the body is a risk factor for many cardiovascular diseases. Although the cause of such diseases is genetics, stress, overweight and unbalanced diet, the most effective treatment method is to adopt a balanced and healthy diet and an active and stress-free lifestyle.

- Testicular and Ovary Hormonal Originated Diseases :

Insufficient secretion of sex hormones due to endocrinological diseases is called hypogonadism. The problem of hypogonadism can cause hormonal diseases in the testicles in men and in the ovaries in women. Accordingly, the inability to complete the development of the sexual organ in men, erection problems; In women, ovarian cysts, polycystic ovary syndrome, ovulation disorders can be observed due to the ovaries not working as they should. Since all these conditions can lead to many health problems, especially infertility, hypogonadism patients should be supported with appropriate hormonal treatments.

- Osteoporosis and Other Metabolic Bone Diseases :

Bone resorption (osteoporosis) may be due to genetic predisposition, or it may occur as a result of a sedentary lifestyle and unbalanced diet.In the treatment process, osteoporosis is tried to be prevented by using bone-strengthening drugs as well as symptomatic treatment.

- Infertility :

Infertility is the situation in which a healthy pregnancy does not occur within a one-year period despite the regular intercourse of couples who want to have children. While it is necessary to wait for one year in young couples, it is recommended to start treatment without wasting time by waiting for one year in couples whose female age is over 35. Among the diseases that cause infertility in men, there are conditions such as low sperm count, duct obstructions, hormonal reasons, genetic diseases and varicocele, while in women, diseases such as irregular menstrual cycles, decreased egg reserves, high prolactin levels and early menopause can cause infertility. The problem of infertility can be eliminated most of the time, as long as egg and sperm production continues, with the use of drugs necessary for the treatment of underlying diseases and surgical operations to be applied when necessary. In addition, in vitro fertilization and vaccination therapy are innovative methods that provide successful results in infertility patients.

General information :

- The training will be in English.

- The price includes transportation between Airport-Hotel .

- There is just 1 Available Seat.

Venue :

- Turkey.

Duration :

- 2 Months Up to 2 Years.

Dates :

Application is open through out the year.

Tuition Fees:

  • 2 Months: 7,000 Euro

  • 3 Months: 10,000 Euro

  • 6 Months : 15.000 Euro

  • 1 Year : 25.000 Euro

Fellowship application process :

- The Required Documents :

1) CV.

2) University Diploma .

3) Speciality Diploma (Resident doctors can apply also ).

4) Any other international Exams

Application fees : 500€ Refundable

We have partnerships with more than 50 university hospiatals around Turkey . Evaluation process take from 30 to 90 days , if you have been accepted we will send you the acceptance letter from the university hospital , then you have to complete the payment , if not you'll get the application fees back.

How To Apply :

- Please send us your CV on our Email:

- Write on the email title : ( Bariatric Surgery Fellowship ).

- We will send to you the Invitation letter to apply for Visa .

Payment :

Accommodation :

- For long stay AirBnb is the best option.

- Note : We will receive all the participants in the Airport .

Certificate :

By the end of the course you will get Fellowship certificate from the host University Hospital.

Note :

-If you have any inquiries regarding Fellowships , Medical Courses , Observership , Internship and Elective in Turkey , please contact us through the following Email.

Alsir For Health Services Ltd. Co.

Medical Training in Training


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