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I am a type 1 diabetic and have been for almost 16 years. Are there any inpatient programs to help get things back on track?
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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: DM 1
Seems like you need a sound primary care physician.
Hospitalization is only indicated if things can't be manged on outpt basis.

In brief: DM 1
Seems like you need a sound primary care physician.
Hospitalization is only indicated if things can't be manged on outpt basis.
Dr. Videh Mahajan
Dr. Videh Mahajan
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Real life
Inpatient is not a good idea because even if you get it under control, you won't be under the same setting once you leave the hospital.
It's best to work with your diabetes care team in real life setting. Keep close contact with your doctor, fax log sheets, see diabetes educator/dietician, get a refresher course... These are things that are more realistic.

In brief: Real life
Inpatient is not a good idea because even if you get it under control, you won't be under the same setting once you leave the hospital.
It's best to work with your diabetes care team in real life setting. Keep close contact with your doctor, fax log sheets, see diabetes educator/dietician, get a refresher course... These are things that are more realistic.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Martin Raff
You might want to look into an insulin pump. Hope you are being followed by an endocrinologist. Although family practice and internal medicine doctors may be very good, an endocrinologist may have insights not obvious to other doctors.
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