Diabetes Management

Asheville Diabetes Management

Supporting Your Health with Personalized Care

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.

Call PrimeHealth Asheville at (828) 705-3520 & learn about our membership process.

Personalized Diabetes Treatment Plans

Under the supervision of Dr. John Gardner, MD, and health coach Jennifer Green, CMA, our staff is trained and experienced in creating a personalized treatment plan for all your diabetes needs.

Our diabetes management care consists of:

  • Helping you to better understand your diabetes and how you can control your blood sugar levels
  • Creating a healthy dietary plan catered to you, along with recommended exercise routines
  • Educating on proper medication use and if applicable, insulin injection instructions and techniques
  • Assisting with the use of blood glucose monitoring equipment

Regular Diabetes Health Checkups

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:

  • Eye exams
  • Blood tests
  • Urinalysis
  • Diabetic foot exam

Frequently Asked Questions

What Are The Symptoms Of Diabetes?

Some of the most common signs and symptoms of diabetes include the following:

  • Frequent urination
  • Weight loss
  • Tingling in hands and feet
  • Fatigue
  • Increased thirst and hunger

How often should I see my diabetes physician?

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.

How can I manage my blood sugar levels effectively?

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.

How important is physical activity in diabetes management?

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.

The Benefits of Diabetes Management

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.

Contact us online at (828) 705-3520 for comprehensive Asheville diabetes care and management, look no further than the proficient team at PrimeHealth Asheville today!

Patient Testimonials

Opinions That Matter Most
  • “After a brief stent with another doctor, I decided to spend the extra money and join the “concierge” practice... it was the best decision I’ve made in a long time.”

    - Shane C.
  • “I can not thank Dr. Gardner and his staff enough for going to concierge services. They give amazing personalized care that is lost in today’s medical world. They now have the time to get to know YOU. The office is extremely calm and welcoming.”

    - Cristie K.
  • “Dr Gardner is fantastic and the staff is wonderful. Best healthcare you will find!! I recommend them to all my friends.”

    - Greg K.

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Your Health Comes First

Learn about our memberships today by calling us at (828) 705-3520 or filling out the form below to enjoy concierge primary health care.

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