At the Diabetes and Endocrine Institute, health and lifestyle merge.  The institute takes a comprehensive approach to treating overall health, diabetes, and body metabolism in order to help patients achieve a “reset” to live a healthy life.

Dr. Woo

Dr. Woo’s unique credentials allow him to help patients live their best life, not only through traditional medicine, but also through tested and established lifestyle practices.  Dr. Woo works with patients to enable them to realize their greatest well being. 

Not only is Dr. Woo an expert and board certified in endocrinology, he is credentialed by the American Board of Lifestyle Medicine.  He is also one of a few physicians in Mississippi who is a Certified Diabetes Educator, a health care professional who is trained in teaching people with diabetes how to manage their disease better.  

content_image• 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 American Board of Lifestyle Medicine has granted Dr. Woo the title of Diplomat and Certified Lifestyle Medicine Physician based on education, implementation and certification in lifestyle medicine.
• The American Board of Obesity Medicine has granted Dr. Woo the title of Diplomat.
• 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 Diabetes and Endocrine Institute provides educational programs that center around a philosophy of “L.”   L means let’s do this together.  L is loving yourself and learning.  L is lifestyle changes.  L is lifestyle medicine that utilizes evidence based lifestyle therapeutic approaches, physical activity, healthier eating, and stress management to prevent and treat chronic diseases and avoid complications.  L is living your best life.

Dr. Wayne Woo and his wife, Pat Woo, help patients understand how healthy decisions go hand in hand with medical expertise when it comes to treating diseases.  The clinic’s unique approach to treatment encourages patients to make changes in their meal plans, their attitude, and their expectations. Combined with Dr. Woo’s solid medical expertise, people with diabetes in Mississippi are offered “hope, healing, and health.”


• These classes offer health tips and educate those with diabetes on the different ways to make positive lifestyle changes to manage their diabetes the best way possible. Unfortunately, because of the pandemic, classes have been temporarily suspended and we will restart the sessions when it is safe to do so. Please check back for updates!

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