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Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that can affect every part of your life, from what you eat to how you maintain an independent lifestyle. At Baptist, we believe prevention, early diagnosis, and proactive treatment are the best ways to stop diabetes from stopping you.

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Diabetes Treatment

San Antonio has the second-highest death rate from diabetes among the 54 largest U.S. cities. At Baptist, we are committed to making a difference for the people we serve, starting with diabetes education, prevention and treatment.  Our network of primary care physicians offer diabetes management to help you maintain your health.  To find a physician that can help you with your diabetes management, contact (866) 309-2873 or use our online search tool.

The most common types of diabetes

  • Type 1 Diabetes, which is also known as juvenile diabetes and accounts for 5 to 10 percent of all cases in the U.S.
  • Type 2 Diabetes, the most common form of diabetes, which usually develops in middle age.
  • Gestational diabetes, which develops during pregnancy and usually subsides when the baby is born.
  • Pre-Diabetes, in which your blood sugar level is above normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes.

Diabetes can:

  • Damage nerves in your feet
  • Cause neuropathy, a condition that makes it hard for you to feel injuries or sore spots
  • Change blood flow, making it harder for small problems like blisters to heal
  • Speed the progression of minor injuries into serious infections

 

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