Beyond Glucose Control (BGC) – Pfützner-Egypt Clinic Treatment
3 to 5 days of ambulant attendance at the Pfützner Clinic site
Day 1 and 2: Comprehensive diagnosis
  • History and physical examination performed by our staff and under the guidance of the world-renowned diabetes specialist Prof. Andreas Pfützner.
  • laboratory analysis of metabolic markers associated with the described deteriorations (glucose, HbA1c, lipids, insulin, C-peptide, coagulation assessment, kidney function, blood count etc.)
  • Assessment of special liver function biomarkers (if applicable).
  • Assessment of genetic risk background (atherosclerosis risk assessment, food incompatibilities)
  • Assessment of atherosclerosis by ultrasound, assessment of arterial elasticity, measurement of arterial function, tissue oxygen saturation (= macrovascular assessment)
  • ECG and cardiac safety laboratory parameters
  • Assessment of nerve function, temperature, pain, and vibration perception (= neuropathy assessment)
BGC treatment plan selection and recommendations by a team of German expert doctors to achieve
Day 3: Treatment selection
  • The normalization of HbA1c and glucose levels with a low risk of hypoglycemia.
  • Stopping or reversion of the progression of diabetes and metabolic syndrome (if possible with performance of a de-escalation treatment)
  • The reduction of body weight (and in particular visceral lipid tissue).
  • Stopping the progression of micro- and macro-vascular complications.
  • Set-up a support lifestyle and Wellbeing nutrition and exercise/physical training program
  • Selection of drugs and doses
Patient education and advice regarding lifestyle modifications, to achieve:
Day 4 and 5:
  • Prevention of Atherosclerosis and Cardiovascular Complication.
  • Prevention of Diabetic foot syndrome and "Foot amputation”.
  • Prevention of sexual performance deterioration.
  • Prevention of kidney deterioration functions. /li>
  • Prevention of visual acuity and eye complications
  • Prevention of nerve deterioration function.
Beginning of BGC Personalized treatment
The effectiveness of the BGC therapy will be ensured by consecutive follow-up contacts by phone or email over a period of 12 weeks.