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Specialized Type 2 Diabetes Care

Updated: Apr 6, 2023


Specialized Type 2 Diabetes Care

Introduction

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or does not use insulin effectively.


Obesity and inactivity are major risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes, and the prevalence of these conditions has increased, particularly after the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, up to 15% of people with a family history of type 2 diabetes may develop the condition.


Symptoms of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes may present without any symptoms, but common symptoms include :

  • blurred vision,

  • thirst,

  • tiredness,

  • sexual dysfunction,

  • weight gain,

  • pain and tingling in the feet,

  • and frequent urination.


If you have any of these symptoms, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider, Book your appointment now:




Risk Factors for Developing Type 2 Diabetes

There are several factors that can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, including being over the age of 45, having a sedentary lifestyle, having a family history of the condition, being obese or overweight, and having polycystic ovarian syndrome.


Pre-Diabetes

Pre-diabetes, also known as borderline diabetes, is a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as type 2 diabetes.


If left untreated, pre-diabetes can progress to type 2 diabetes, which can lead to serious complications. It is important to manage pre-diabetes through lifestyle changes and dietary modifications.



Type 2 Diabetes Lifestyle

Specialized Care for Type 2 Diabetes

At the London Endocrine and Diabetes Centre, our team of experts provides specialized care for people with type 2 diabetes.


We offer nutrition and exercise advice, and use the latest technology to monitor and manage your condition. We also have access to the latest medications to provide personalized care that is tailored to your needs, health, and lifestyle.


Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

Medications may be necessary to help manage type 2 diabetes and keep blood sugar levels in check.


Common medications for type 2 diabetes include metformin, sulphonylureas, alpha-glucosidase inhibitors, prandial glucose regulators, glitazones, DPP4 inhibitors, and SGLT2 inhibitors.


Our team will work with you to determine the best medication for your individual needs.


Conclusion

Type 2 diabetes is a common condition that can lead to serious complications if left untreated. At the London Endocrine and Diabetes Centre, we provide specialized care to help manage and treat type 2 diabetes. Our team of experts can help you make lifestyle changes, monitor your condition, and provide personalized medication plans.




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