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Diabetes is a chronic and systemic disorder that affects the way your body metabolizes blood sugar. Because of this, diabetes requires daily management that lasts a lifetime. Thankfully, for those needing assistance in maintaining this condition our office in Asheville, NC is staffed with an entrusted physician, as well as a chronic care health coach that will help guide, educate, and counsel you through your life living with diabetes.
Our patient-centered medical team is passionate about what we do, offering individualized and informative diabetes management services to help you better understand and take control of your chronic disease.
Our diabetes management care consists of:
Although diabetic patients may be able to manage their blood sugar levels well, regular testing and checkups are crucial in ensuring that your health is overall satisfactory. For our diabetic patients, routine checkup visits are given to make sure the medications prescribed for your diabetes management are efficient and being taken properly, along with the ability for us to check up on your blood pressure, weight, and feet health.
Additionally, we ensure the following tests are given/recommended at least once a year to detect any early signs of health complications:
Some of the most common signs and symptoms of diabetes include the following:
The frequency of visits will depend on your individual needs and the recommendations of your physician. Typically, people with diabetes are advised to see their diabetes physician every 3 to 6 months for regular check-ups, but this can vary based on factors such as your diabetes control, overall health, and any specific concerns.
Managing blood sugar levels involves a combination of medication (if prescribed), healthy eating, regular physical activity, monitoring blood sugar levels, and making appropriate lifestyle adjustments. Your Asheville diabetes physician can provide guidance on all these aspects and work with you to develop a personalized plan.
Regular physical activity is crucial for managing diabetes. Exercise helps lower blood sugar levels, improve insulin sensitivity, control weight, and reduce the risk of complications associated with diabetes.
We are fully equipped in handling efficient, cost-conscious services available to meet your patient needs. If a same-day appointment is needed, call our office as we will take current patients on an emergency-case basis. For any additional questions, do not hesitate to call our offices, we will be happy to assist you.
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