UKGM Gießen

Giessen, Germany

Diagnosis of diabetes insipidus (program ID: 133293)

Andreas Schäffler

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Schäffler

Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolic Medicine

Specialized in: endocrinology, diabetology, internal medicine

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The department of internal medicine III includes general internal medicine, especially emphasis on endocrinology, diabetology, metabolism and nutritional medicine. The clinic offers diagnosis and treatment for all common and rare diseases of the above disciplines and has access to new drugs and treatment methods in the context of clinical study. In terms of a holistic and interdisciplinary treatment, the patients occupy the center stage.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
    • hormonal examination, ADH
  • 24-hour urine sample collection
  • thyroid ultrasound
  • abdominal ultrasound
  • head CT/MRI
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment by chief physician and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
  • written statement


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About hospital

Gießen is an old university town 30 km far from Marburg, where in 1607 the Ludwig University was situated, and where can be found the oldest German botanic garden. This is also the city where stands a monument to x-rays.

Gießen is situated 30 km away from Marburg. Today, Giessen and Marburg are not only historical culture centers, but also cities with effective, modern hospital system based on medical University, which is well known both in Germany and abroad.

Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.