When you have diabetes, you need expert care to help you control your blood glucose levels and prevent complications. The team at Austin Medical Group in Austin, Texas, offer diabetes management services that help you maintain a healthy, active lifestyle while living with diabetes. If you need help managing your diabetes, call Austin Medical Group or book an appointment online.
Insulin is an endocrine hormone made in the pancreas. When your body doesn't produce enough insulin, or your body doesn't use its insulin correctly, your blood sugar isn't regulated correctly, causing diabetes.
There are several types of diabetes, including:
There isn’t a cure for diabetes, but it can be managed to reduce the risk of other serious health conditions or complications.
It’s possible to have diabetes without having any symptoms. If you think you have diabetes or have a family history of the disease, speak with your Austin Medical Group physician.
Common diabetes symptoms include:
Additional symptoms include taking a longer time to heal from injuries and frequent yeast infections.
When you don’t manage your blood glucose levels, health complications can arise. The longer you have uncontrolled blood sugar, the higher your risks. Complications that can result from unmanaged diabetes include:
When you have diabetes, you’re also more vulnerable to skin problems like fungal and bacterial infections.
The professional team at Austin Medical Group helps you manage your diabetes by providing a personalized and total-body treatment plan, no matter what issue brings you to see them.
Your diabetes management strategy might include:
Call or book an appointment online to learn more about diabetes management.