Diabetes may be talked about casually but it is a very serious disease that requires regular monitoring from you and your doctor. It is important to work with a doctor who can track and monitor you symptoms because diabetes is a disease that when properly managed can have its symptoms and side effects minimized. Wellspire Medical Group is here for all ages of patients with diabetes, type 1 and type 2.
Below are some if the things your diabetes doctor will want to monitor in order to keep you healthy and happy for years to come:
Blood sugar: This is an obvious one. Your doctor will want to track your blood sugar over time as well as have you monitor your blood sugar daily at home. This will help you learn to identify your triggers and stop potential issues before they arise.
Blood pressure: There is a strong correlation between those suffering from not being able to maintain healthy blood sugar levels and those suffering from inconsistent or dangerous blood pressure levels. Both diabetes and blood pressure problems increase your chances of having cardiac complications. This is why it is super important to regularly see your doctor when you have diabetes. Catching issues with your blood pressure early on can help to minimize the impact of the problem.
High Cholesterol: Again, diabetes often is linked to a poor diet, which can also lead to high cholesterol. High cholesterol can lead to high blood pressure, which like previously stated will put you at higher risk for cardiac disease, heart attack, and more.
Circulation: Whenever you have diabetes you may suffer from poor circulation. This can be very detrimental to your health. Often, those with diabetes who get an injury on their lower legs or feet have a difficult time healing wounds. This can lead to infection and many other complications. Working with a diabetes doctor who knows you and your specific condition can help ensure you are not missing any potential problems.
Kidney Health: When your body cannot properly filter out sugars and other toxins, it can affect the health of your kidneys. Regular monitoring and testing can help keep your kidneys healthy.
Wellspire Medical Group
Wellspire Medical Group proudly serves Atascocita, Humble and surrounding areas. We have been part of Northeast Houston as Mehta Medical Group for 30 years. Our name change reflects our broader scope of services. In other words, we are working hard to “Inspire Better Health!”
Wellspire Medical Group
8901 Farm to Market 1960 Bypass Road W #101
Humble, TX 77338