Diabetes Home Care – Specialized Care and Support for Patients with Diabetes throughout New York City including Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Nassau County.
Diabetes is a group of diseases that deal with how your body utilizes blood sugar also known as glucose. Glucose provides energy to our cells; without it, we cannot function. According to the CDC, about 25% of people over 65 years of age have diabetes. It is diagnosed through a blood test and can be controlled through medication and lifestyle. Rates of diabetes have been increasing due to age and obesity.
Complications due to poorly controlled diabetes include: