Well, there are different types. Type 1, your body does not produce Insulin. Insulin is a hormone needed to get the glucose from the bloodstream into the cells of the body. With Insulin therapy and a healthy lifestyle, Type 1 diabetes is very manageable. Type 2 is more common. In this case, your body does produce Insulin, however, it doesn’t use it properly. With Type 2 Diabetes, the key to managing the disease is maintaining a healthy diet.
What are some of the symptoms, or how would I know if I have Diabetes?
Diabetes, Type 1 or 2, is not a Self Diagnosed issue, by any means. There are, however, some signs to be mindful of.
*Symptoms of diabetes may include:
*Blurred Vision
*Frequent thirst
*Frequent urination
*Unexplained weight loss
It is also important to know, Support is Key. As with Any disease or ailment, Support from an experienced medical team as well as friends and family is the best way to get and stay healthy. Bond Clinic is proud to have Ganesh Nair, MD. Dr Nair is board certified and specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. He practices Adult Endocrinology with special interest in managing Diabetes as well as Thyroid disorders, Osteoporosis, Hyperparathyroidism, Disorders of calcium and mineral metabolism, Pituitary disorders, Low Testosterone and Adrenal disorders.
If you, or a loved one, have concerns or questions about Diabetes, call to make an appointment with your Primary Doctor, or with Dr Nair. 863-293-1191