Top
10
Doctor insights on: Diabetic Specialists

Share
Dr. Lance Ashworth
14 doctors shared insights

Diabetic Specialists (Overview)

Diabetic specialists are physicians who have specialized knowledge regarding hormones secreted by various organs of the body, which includes the pancreas. Diabetic specialists are trained to diagnose and treat medical conditions relating to the pancreas, which is the insulin-producing organ. They also help schedule checkups and blood glucose testing for diabetics.


1

1
How do a diabetic specialist and a diabetic educator differ?

How do a diabetic specialist and a diabetic educator differ?

May be the same: A diabetes specialist is a professional whose career is in the care of patients with diabetes, including diabetes educators. Usually diabetes educators have nursing or nutrition backgrounds. Other diabetes specialists are physicians who are subspecialty (fellowship) trained in endocrinology/diabetes following their training in either internal medicine or general pediatrics. ...Read more

Dr. Lance Ashworth
14 doctors shared insights

Diabetic Specialists (Overview)

Diabetic specialists are physicians who have specialized knowledge regarding hormones secreted by various organs of the body, which includes the pancreas. Diabetic specialists are trained to diagnose and treat medical conditions relating to the pancreas, which is the insulin-producing organ. They also help schedule checkups and blood glucose testing for diabetics.


2

2
Need to see diabetic specialist in scottsdale, az? Any suggestions?

AACE: Look up the american association of clinical endocrinologists aace.Com to find a specialist in your area. ...Read more

3

3
If you have type two diabetes should you see a diabetes specialist or a regular m.D.?

If you have type two diabetes should you see a diabetes specialist or a regular m.D.?

Both: It is best to see both as the regular md will be monitoring your over all health and keeping you up to date on tetanus, shingles vaccines, cancer checks injuries ect. The diabetes specialist wil be closely monitoring your a1c readings, blood glucose readings and the need for adjusting your Insulin or pills, which the regular md would not have as much expertise. ...Read more

5

5
Which type of specialist should a diabetic man see?

Which type of specialist should a diabetic man see?

INTERNAL MEDICINE: I would expect a specialist in internal medicine to be able to help. For cases of great difficulty, an endocrinologist should be considered. ...Read more

7

7
Why do some people with diabetes have to see a diabetes specialist?

Why do some people with diabetes have to see a diabetes specialist?

If control achieved: without low blood sugars, not necessary- otherwise diabetes specialists know the newer medicines more than most primary care MDs ...Read more

8

8
How come people with diabetes sometimes have to see a diabetes specialist?

How come people with diabetes sometimes have to see a diabetes specialist?

Inadequate treatment: You may not be responding to treatment as expected, or may be non-compliant. Your pcp may want backup, or more complete diagnostic testing.. If your glucose levels are not well managed, please consider seeing a specialist ...Read more

9

9
Can you tell me, are certified diabetes educator and diabetes specialist the same?

Unsure: The 'titles' are not specific, but I would think an educator is an RN, whereas a specialist would be a vague term that could apply to anyone.. ask them what their credentials are.. and take it from there. ...Read more