Types / Classification of Diabetes

  • Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin (Type 1 Diabetes)
  • When the body cannot effectively use the insulin it produces (Type 2 Diabetes).
  • Gestational diabetes is raised blood sugar that occurs during pregnancy & increases the risk for complications for the mother and baby.

Consequences of Diabetes:

Uncontrolled diabetes is a major cause of:
  • blindness
  • kidney failure
  • heart attack
  • stroke
  • lower limb amputation

Prevention



Eating Healthy Diet


Regular Exercise


Avoid Smoking and Alcohol

Symptoms

  • Sudden weight loss
  • Always thirsty
  • Frequent urination
  • Excessive appetite

Diagnosis:

Filipinos age >40 years and those at risk for developing diabetes should be tested annually. Diabetes can be diagnosed through these simple and inexpensive blood tests:
  • Fasting blood sugar
  • Random blood sugar
  • Glycosylated hemoglobin
  • 2-hour postprandial sugar

Treatment



Medical Nutrition Therapy


Oral / Injectable Medication


Maintenance of normal body weight

If you think you have Diabetes, consult your friendly endocrinologist today.

Consultation free at

Consultation free at

Chong Hua Hospital (Cebu City)

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Out-patient Diabetes Clinic
Every Thursday and Friday,
of November 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Avail 20% off on


DIABETES PANEL
November 1 - 30, 2017



We also hold free clinics for any endocrine cases every first Saturday of the month at the Out-Patient Department, from 8am-11am


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Fuente Osmena, Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines 6000
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