Competence in medicine and research, as well as quality and treatment according to state-of-the-art science and technology: these are the trademarks of the Diabetes Center. Around 2000 patients with metabolic diseases, from the young to the old and with every type of clinical picture, are treated here every year. Achievement of the best possible quality of life with diabetes is our goal. Our focus is the patient!

What we do

  • Treatment of all forms of diabetes mellitus
  • Comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of secondary and concomitant diseases
  • Cardiovascular risk assessment and treatment of cardiac and vascular diseases within an integrated care concept
  • State-of-the-art approaches to treating diabetic foot syndrome for accelerated wound healing
  • Treatment of nerve damage and impaired blood flow
  • Diagnosis and treatment of endocrinological and gastroenterological diseases
  • Individual counselling and modular coaching
  • Psychological support and intervention
  • Behavior modification training
  • Clinical research and teaching – national and international cooperations


Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h.c. Diethelm Tschöpe

Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW
Ruhr-University of Bochum
Georgstraße 11
D-32545 Bad Oeynhausen

Fon: +49 5731 97-2292
Fax: +49 5731 97-2122


The Diabetes Center is certified in accordance with QMKD/ BVKD (Quality Management Clinical Diabetes Centers / German Association of Clinical Diabetes Centers) and a recognised treatment center of the DDG (German Diabetes Society):

  • Basic DDG approval as a treatment center for type I diabetes and type II diabetes
  • DDG Diabetes Center approval as a treatment center for type I diabetes and type II diabetes with diabetes-specific quality management
  • DDG outpatient foot treatment center
  • DDG inpatient foot treatment center