Diabetes is in our name! Thus, it is a safe assumption that we treat all manner of diabetes-related conditions.
In fact, we are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes and all related diseases in the endocrine system that affect the way your body uses glucose.
Glucose is a blood sugar that comes from the food you eat. The use of glucose in your body is essential to your health, as it is the main energy source to fuel your body’s cells.
Diabetes, more specifically called diabetes mellitus, is a group of diseases that cause high blood glucose (sugar) levels. When blood glucose is high, it can cause a variety of symptoms and it can be life threatening if untreated.
The most common types of diabetes are:
Diabetes is a complex disease, but as you review these pages, please realize that there is hope. Effective treatments are available and new treatments are being developed in our research department.
At Rocky Mountain Diabetes, we treat all forms of diabetes, and with our diabetes educators, we teach patients and their families how to adjust to an active and productive life with diabetes. Many of our providers, educators and staff either have family who suffer from diabetes or do so themselves. Thus we know, first hand, what challenges you and your family will face.
If you or someone in your family has any diabetes symptoms, give us a call. We can help!