Diabetes Doctor Treatment and Care – Welcome
At the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute health and lifestyle merge seamlessly in a holistic approach to health and well being. Dr. Wayne Woo and his wife, Pat Woo, know that making healthy decisions goes hand in hand with medical expertise when it comes to treating diseases.
Not only is Dr. Woo an expert and board certified in endocrinology, he is also one of the few physicians who is a Certified Diabetes Educator, a health care professional who is trained in teaching people with diabetes how to manage their disease better.
- Dr. Woo is one of the few physicians in Mississippi who has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) for nine years.
- The Diabetes and Endocrine Institute has been recognized by the ADA as an Educational Center for the last 6 years consecutively.
- Dr. Woo personally received an award as a nationwide finalist for Diabetes Educator of the Year at the national American Association of Diabetic Educators meeting in August 2010, recognizing his commitment, efforts, and passion in helping his patients with diabetes lead healthier lives.
The clinic’s unique approach to treatment encourages patients to make changes in their meal plan, their attitude, and their expectations. Combined with Dr. Woo’s solid medical expertise, people with diabetes in Mississippi are offered “hope, healing, and health.”
I first met Dr. Wayne Woo in January, 2002. My husband, Dale, had been
diagnosed with type 2 diabetes the month before, followed by a heart attack in
January. I asked our primary care physician for a referral to an endocrinologist,
and that’s how we found ourselves in Dr. Woo’s office…
I have been a Type 1 Diabetic for approximately 36 years. During the early years of this diagnosis, it was a nightmare trying to understand and manage my diabetes.
On many occasions I was hospitalized for long periods of time. Unfortunately, the proper treatment of diabetes was unknown or misunderstood by medical personnel. …