What is Diabetes?
Diabetes mellitus (often called just “diabetes”) is a medical condition characterized by a high blood sugar called glucose. Diabetes is caused by a deficiency of and/or a resistance to the hormone insulin, which is produced in the pancreas.
What is a Diabetes Educator?
A Diabetes Educator’s role is to educate and support people affected by diabetes. They help people and their families
- Understand and manage the condition
- Achieve behavioral and treatment goals
- Optimize health outcomes
Meet Our Diabetes Educator’s
Our team develops an individualized treatment plan for each patient based on the type of diabetes he/she has, the severity of the disease, the patient’s goals for treatment, and other co-morbidities he/she may have that affect choice of therapy. Medication options include oral medications, injectables, and insulin, and each regimen is customized to the patient’s needs.