Dr. Alexis Kyriacou
Dietician
Nutritionist
Limassol
18 Le Corbusier street
3075 Limassol
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Accepts children

Languages Spoken

English
Greek

Additional Information

Doctor Alexis Kyriacou currently practices at CEDM Centre of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism in Limassol, Cyprus with a special interest in:

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes; structured education for Type 1 diabetes; Type 2 diabetes; diabetes in pregnancy; management of insulin pumps; hypoglycaemia management
  • Hyperlipidaemia; high cholesterol and triglycerides
  • Hypertension; high blood pressure
  • Oncology patients; managing nutritional complications of cancer itself and of cancer treatment such as weight loss (cancer cachexia), dry mouth (xerostomia), dysphagia (including stents) and taste changes
  • Pregnancy
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and metabolic concerns
  • Thyroid disease and weight management problems
  • Pre & post bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery)
  • Malnutrition, malabsorption and nutritional support (including tube feeding and parenteral nutrition)
  • Kidney disease and dialysis; nephrotic syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal diseases including constipation,  Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Coeliac disease and Chron's disease
  • Pancreatic & liver disease; Cystic fibrosis, pancreatic enzyme deficiency and steatorrhoea
  • Paediatric dietetics
    • Weight loss for children
    • Type 1 diabetes and monogenic diabetes (MODY and neonatal diabetes)
    • Inherited metabolic disorders
    • Coeliac disease
    • Growth faltering
    • Healthy eating for children

He is also a diabetes educator, providing structured education in patients with Type 1 diabetes, and initiating insulin pumps. He is a registered dietitian in the UK (hcpc) and in Cyprus (ΣΕΕΤΤΔ) and a professional member of the British Dietetic Association (BDA), the DiabetesUK and the European Association for the study of Diabetes (EASD) and other local and international associations.

Education

Doctor Alexis Kyriacou has obtained his undergraduate degree (BSc(Hons)) in Dietetics at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UK). At the same time, he successfully completed his placements in NHS hospitals in England and Wales. During his placements he covered wards and outpatient clinics including those of diabetes, oncology, gastroenterology, and weight management and other related metabolic diseases. He also managed on a daily basis, patients requiring nutritional support i.e. oral, enteral and parenteral feeding. Subsequently, he was registered with the health care professional Council (hcpc) in the UK with the title of Registered Dietitian (RD) and becoming one of the few dietitians in Cyprus receiving both his theoretical and practical training in the UK. Thereafter, he obtained the qualification ‘Post-experience Certificate in Diabetes’ followed by a Master degree in Diabetes in Glasgow (Scotland, UK). Finally, Dr Kyriacou has completed a PhD degree at the University of Stirling (Scotland, UK) under the supervision of Professor Dr Josie Evans; the main interest of his PhD study was the subject of nutrition in patients with diabetes.

Doctor Alexis Kyriacou has published widely in well-respected international peer-reviewed scientific journals, and has presented at numerous international meetings in Cyprus and the UK, various topics, such as nutrition and dietetics, diabetes, obesity, Mediterranean diet, pregnancy, and thyroid disease. Currently, he is involved in a number of research projects. Furthermore, he has published articles in the public press on various subjects.

Languages Spoken

English, Greek

Reviews

Rating: 
5
Average: 5 (1 vote)
Review: 
Dr Alexis Kyriacou is very experienced UK qualified dietitian. He has helped me a lot with diabetes management. He is very patient and knowledgeable and his advice helped me a lot to improve my blood sugars and weight loss. Highly recommended! The best dietitian I visited in Limassol!
Helen Stylianou