Hospital Sachsenhausen - Academic Hospital of the University of Frankfurt am Main

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology (333956)

Ralf Jung


Ralf Jung

Specialized in: endocrinology, diabetology

About the department

The Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology at the Hospital Sachsenhausen - Academic Hospital of the University of Frankfurt am Main has many years of experience in the field of treating all diseases of endocrine organs and type 1 and 2 diabetes. The head of the department is Dr. Ralf Jung.

The department has a Training Center where special consultations are held for patients. The purpose of this center is to ensure that the patient is maximally aware of the specifics of his/her disease and has learned to cope with the condition in everyday life.

Treatment of patients with primary manifestations of type 1 and 2 diabetes, as well as treatment of patients with metabolic disorders is carried out by a multidisciplinary highly qualified medical team. Depending on the indications, doctors prescribe treatment with insulin and drugs, choose the right diet and motor therapy.

The department offers both outpatient and inpatient treatment for patients with insulin pumps. All insulin pumps are available here. There is also the possibility of continuous monitoring of blood glucose levels.

The specialists of the department conduct 11-day training courses on various forms of diabetes mellitus. In addition, 5-day intensive courses are offered, which are held several times a year. Each group consists of eleven participants and is controlled by a group of doctors specializing in the treatment of diabetes.

The department also treats the diabetic foot syndrome. Depending on the severity of the pathology treatment is carried out in a hospital or in an outpatient setting. The department has all the necessary diagnostic capabilities (microbiology, neuro electrophysiological studies, pedography, dopplerography and classical angiography (also with balloon expansion and stent implantation)). The necessary wound treatment with bandages and wound cleansing are carried out here as well. To accelerate the healing of wounds, special vacuum pumps are used (in cooperation with the Department of Surgery). The indications are biosurgical larva.

The department specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of such diseases:

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Diabetic Foot Syndrome
  • Strong metabolic fluctuations (with / without lack of glucose in the blood)
  • Diabetes with physical limitations (after a stroke) and other secondary diseases
  • Diabetic neuropathy (a disease of the nervous system)
  • Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease)
  • Diabetes in heart diseases and circulatory disorders
  • Diabetes with violations of the local circulation
  • Diabetes with insulin resistance
  • Gestational diabetes

Department of Endocrinology and Diabetology.
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