Treatment of diabetes in “DoctorPRO” in Cherkasy
Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an increase in blood sugar levels due to a deficiency in the hormone of the pancreas (insulin).
The most common is the type 2 diabetes mellitus (doctors diagnose this type of disease in about 80-85% of cases). In terms of severity, it is distinguished by its mild, medium and severe forms. Achrestic diabetes (type 2 diabetes mellitus) is dangerous in that in most cases it develops without obvious symptoms. Sometimes patients become aware of this disease when serious changes are already taking place in the body.
Therefore, it is very important to pay attention to the first symptoms of diabetes. Among them:
- sharp thirst;
- rapid urination, both during the day and at night;
- constant dry mouth;
- general weakness and strong appetite;
- feeling of drowsiness.
Also, with type 2 diabetes, a patient quickly gains weight, his wounds heal slowly. Itchy skin is possible, as well as numbness of the legs, increased hair growth on the face. The presence of even some of these symptoms is an occasion to consult an endocrinologist.
Diagnosis of diabetes begins with the initial admission during which the doctor conducts a comprehensive examination: history taking, examination of the skin and mucous membranes, prescription of the necessary studies. In diabetes, this is primarily the determination of the level of sugar in the blood and urine.
Causes of diabetes mellitus
The emergence of the disease is associated with a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism in the human body. Among the reasons provoking diabetes, experts notice unbalanced nutrition, a disease of the organs responsible for insulin production, nervous stresses, viral infections, heredity.
An experienced endocrinologist will help the patient to identify the characteristics of the disease and cope with its consequences. The sooner the necessary course of therapy is prescribed, the easier it will be to achieve positive results in the fight against the disease.
Treatment of type 2 diabetes in Cherkassy is offered by the medical center “DoctorPRO”. Here, an individual approach to each patient is used: the development of a specific treatment program, the use of medications that comply with international protocols. The choice of medicines is wide enough, therefore, the necessary scheme can be chosen for each patient.
It is impossible to delay because the complications of diabetes can be very serious:
- impaired blood circulation in the vessels of the fundus;
- kidney damage (diabetic nephropathy);
- diabetic neuropathy (pain in the legs, burning sensation, numbness of the extremities, etc.), gangrene is the most dangerous complication of diabetes;
- atherosclerosis of the arteries.
Prevention will help both to prevent the disease and not to allow its complications. A special diet, sufficient physical activity, avoidance of stress – all this will help you to stay healthy and enjoy life. Those who are at risk, especially people who are overweight and have a genetic predisposition, should regularly undergo preventive examinations with an endocrinologist.
To do this, it is enough to make an appointment by phone or leave an application on the website of the medical center “DoctorPRO”.