Get Help With Diabetes
You might have Diabetes when your body produces too little insulin or does not respond in a normal fashion to insulin. Unfortunately, there is no permanent cure yet. If you have diabetes you need to carefully manage a suitable diet to be able to live a healthy life.
Symptoms You Might Experience
Diabetes Has Different Causes
Type 1 Diabetes: Usually starts already in childhood. Your body stops making insulin. Unfortunately, you will have type 1 diabetes for your entire life. Main causes are genetic disorders in the family, diseases of your pancreas or certain illnesses and infections.
Type 2 Diabetes: Your body still makes insulin but it can’t use make use of it properly. Type 2 usually affects adults, but can start at any age. Main causes are being overweight, insulin resistance, impaired glucose tolerance and lack of exercise.
Dangerous Complications of Diabetes
The longer you have diabetes the higher the risk of complications. Those complications may even be life-threatening, including Cardiovascular disease, Nerve damage, Kidney failure, Blindness, Hearing impairment, serious infections and also Alzheimer’s disease.
How We Test For Diabetes
Diabetes (and prediabetes) can be quickly diagnosed through blood tests. This includes an oral glucose tolerance test, Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) Testing and Urine Testing. It is also important to test how well your diabetes is being controlled.
How We Can Help You
Prevention and treatment cannot be done on your own – Diabetes is a serious disease. We help you make a diabetes treatment plan that is right for you, including keeping close watch over your blood sugar levels combined with the right diet plan. Particularly, following a diabetes-tailored diet is critical to ensure you stay healthy and avoid serious complications.
Do not put your health at risk! You should see our nutritionists and dietitians if you have diabetes or show symptoms of prediabetes. We will jointly develop a diet plan without being restrictive on your meals!