Diabetes affects how the body controls blood glucose (or blood sugar). Diabetes can exist in two forms: as a chronic condition, type 1 and type 2 diabetes; or a reversible condition, gestational diabetes and pre-diabetes. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the United States and is a leading cause of heart attack and stroke.
Diabetes self-management program
The endocrinologists at Affinity Medical Associates are dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals living with diabetes through comprehensive care and education. Our diabetes self-management program provides the skills and knowledge needed to manage the disease and avoid complications.
Our services include:
- Diabetes education and self-management training - a series of classes that teach individuals with diabetes to better control blood glucose levels
- Pre-diabetes and diabetes prevention
- Weight management
- Sports and general nutritional care
- Thyroid diseases