Type 1 Diabetes

Patients with diabetes have too much sugar in their blood. Recent studies have found that excellent blood sugar control is important for preventing complications from diabetes to the eyes, kidneys and nerves, which could result in blindness or amputation. We specialize in the diagnosis and ultra-management of type 1 diabetes. This includes multiple injection and insulin pump therapies, fax in glucose capabilities, downloading glucose monitoring, carb counting classes, certified diabetes educators, complication prevention strategies.

Symptoms

Diabetes sometimes goes undiagnosed because its symptoms seem harmless. Early detection of diabetes symptoms and treatment can decrease the chance of developing the complications of diabetes. 

  • Frequent urination
  • Unusual thirst
  • Extreme hunger
  • Unusual weight loss
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Irritability

Treatment

Endocrinologists treat diabetes with diet and medications, which may include insulin. In addition, they work with patients on diabetes management to optimize blood sugar control, monitor and work on strategies to prevent complications of their disease.