Finding Diabetes Specialist in Redlands, CA
When you have a new diagnosis of diabetes, it can be a lot to take in and have you feeling like you are unsure of how to handle or manage your diabetes. Our diabetes specialist is available to help! For more information, contact us or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 255 Terracina Blvd, Suite 105 Redlands, CA 92373.
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When should you see a diabetes specialist?
How can your doctor help you?
What should you expect from your diabetes specialist?
What is an expert in diabetes called?
How to find the right diabetes doctor for you?
There are a few reasons you should see a diabetes specialist, these reasons include:
1. You may have been referred by your primary care doctor for an evaluation with a specialist
If you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, or need to confirm the previous diagnosis, you can contact our clinic.
2. Your primary care physician is not able to treat and manage diabetic patients
Your doctor may not have treated many patients with diabetes, if so, you can be referred to a specialist who better understands managing and treating diabetes to help.
3. You are having issues communicating with your primary doctor
If you feel your primary doctor is not listening, communicating, or understanding your symptoms, you can seek a second opinion through a specialist.
4. You’re unable to find the correct educational material to help you
Treating your diabetes is key, if you are unsure where to start, our specialists are available to provide the correct information to help.
5. You are having difficulties or complications managing your diabetes
If you are having difficulties or complications with managing your diabetes, seeing a specialist should be high on your list to ensure your complications do not get any worse, and you start to receive treatment that can help.
6. Other treatments are not helping
You may have been provided other treatments, but they are not helping. If this is the case, you may be referred to another specialist to ensure you get other treatments.
7. You want more information on the latest treatment options and research
Specialty clinics are aware of the latest treatment options and research available.
8. You are interested in participating in research
If you are interested in participating in new research studies, you can contact a specialist to learn about any new and ongoing research studies available.
9. You are taking three or more injections per day or using an insulin pump
If you have complex diabetes treatments, it can be difficult to manage, if so, seeing a specialist will ensure that you can receive the best recommendations to help manage your treatment.
10. You are looking for a care team to help with your diabetes management including diabetes nutritionists, nurse educators, and other specialists
If you have just received diabetes diagnosis or you are learning about diabetes and you want more information on how to manage it, nutrition information, or to speak to a specialist about your diabetes-specific questions, our clinic is available for your care and needs.
Our physicians will help by diagnosing what type of diabetes you have, once your diabetes is confirmed, they will check your blood sugar levels and symptoms. On top of this, they may sporadically send you for tests based on if you have type 1 and type 2 diabetes. They will provide you with more information, and treatment options to help to depend on the type of diabetes you were diagnosed with.
Our diabetes specialists work in a team with other diabetes specialists including dieticians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, educators, and exercise physiologists that will help you to address each aspect of your diabetes diagnosis, which can be quite a difficult problem to manage.
A diabetes specialist is known as an endocrinologist. They specialize in the glands of the endocrine system, which is known as the hormone system. The pancreas is the gland that is concerned with diabetes. Your pancreas is what produces insulin, and if you have any issues with insulin, it can be difficult to manage your diabetes, which is why a team of experts is available to help.
You can use any search engine available to search diabetes (endocrinologists) doctors near you to find one that matches your needs, or you can contact our clinic Dr. Nassar MD to set up an appointment with our diabetes specialist. For more information, call us or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 255 Terracina Blvd, Suite 105 Redlands, CA 92373. We serve patients from Redlands CA, Loma Linda CA, Highland CA, San Bernardino CA, and Grand Terrace CA.