Carolina Diabetes & Kidney Center
Carolina Diabetes & Kidney Center, Carolina Arthritis & Osteoporosis Center and Sumter Medical Specialists with the Sumter Dialysis Center are all housed in a common modern building on 6 acres of land. The building, which consists of two levels, has a combined space of 38,000 square feet.
We do more than engage in daily medical practice. We participate in numerous clinical research trials and provide diabetes education classes at our facility. In addition, we have certified trainers on site to work one-on-one with our diabetic patients.
The Carolina Diabetes & Kidney Center is equipped with state-of-the-art instruments. This enables our practice to perform most laboratory tests within our facility. The current COLA accredited moderate complexity tests done include complete Hematology profile, HPLC stat Hemoglobin A1c, multichannel chemistry for blood and urine chemistry panels, and immunoassay for various hormone tests. Convenient stat intact parathyroid hormone for the FNA wash, supporting ultrasound guided localization of parathyroid adenoma provides an excellent tool for the Endocrine Ultrasound services.
Additional ancillary tests and imaging services include in-house X-ray with network digital imaging, Hologic Bone Densitometry, Bio-sound Esaote – MyLab40 High Resolution Ultrasound machine with addition pen-like CA123 biopsy probe, Fundus Photography, Nerve Conduction Velocity module with online neurological interpretation, Metabolic Analyzer, and Pulmonary Function Testing.