Diabetes

Diabetes afflicts 9.4% of Americans. Management of the disease requires a healthy relationship between a patient and their provider so they can keep the patient’s blood sugar at a stable level, and keep symptoms at bay.

Sigma’s doctors are experienced in managing patients’ diabetes and are ready to help you regain control over your health.

Diabetes Infographic

Symptoms of Diabetes

  • Blurred vision
  • Extreme Fatigue
  • Frequent urination
  • Excessive thirst
  • Constant hunger

Diabetes Facts

  • In the United States, 30 million adults age 18 years and older are living with diabetes and 84 million are living with prediabetes.
    *prediabetes is reversible
  • Type 1 Diabetes (Autoimmune): the body does not produce insulin
  • Type 2 Diabetes (Lifestyle related): the body does not use insulin properly
    *Type 2 diabetes is preventable in most cases

How to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

  • Stay active
  • Get a physical where your health and hemoglobin A1C are evaluated
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Eat a well balanced diet that is not packed with sugar