Counseling on Long Term Health Risk, Lifestyle, and Management
- 25 min25 minutes
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- Telehealth or Clinic Visit
WHAT ARE THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH HAVING DIABETES? Uncontrolled blood sugar is dangerous to the body. At IWC Primary Care, we focus on decreasing the following risks: • Blindness • Heart Attacks • Strokes • Kidney Disease/Dialysis • Amputations Uncontrolled blood sugar is a condition that can lead to a host of dangerous health risks if left unmanaged. While many people may be able to control their blood sugar levels through healthy lifestyle habits and medication, some people struggle to keep their blood sugar levels in check. If left untreated, uncontrolled blood sugar can lead to blindness, heart attacks, strokes, kidney disease, dialysis, and even amputations. At IWC Primary Care, we understand the dangers of uncontrolled blood sugar and focus on decreasing these risks in our patients. In this blog, we will explore the hidden dangers of uncontrolled blood sugar and what you can do to keep your levels in check. WHAT IS INVOLVED IN DIABETES EDUCATION? Our providers provide a detailed analysis of current lab results and goals. We also teach and discuss how to assess blood sugar at home and what to do if it is not within a normal range. Extensive counseling occurs on the different options with medications and their side effects. A major part of the education program is to provide each patient with individualized tools and tips for a healthy diet and lifestyle to make positive changes. Schedule an appointment today if we are looking to gain better control of our Diabetes in order to live a healthier life.
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