Diabetes Management is not optional

Diabetes Management is Not Optional

After a diagnosis of diabetes, many are inundated with information about nutrition, blood sugar levels, medications, and exercise. It’s true; there’s a lot that goes into successfully managing it daily. At times you may wonder why all the fuss, or be overwhelmed, or give up. Diabetes is a chronic condition that, if not controlled, can …

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COVID-19 mask mandate Governor Abbott lifts

Letter to Our Patients Regarding Governor Abbott’s Order Lifting the Mask Mandate

To assure a safe care environment to all our patients who are vulnerable and high-risk, DGD must continue to enforce all safety measures possible to keep our patients safe and healthy.  DGD will continue to practice proven methods for controlling the spread of COVID-19, including universal masking, screening of all staff, patients, and visitors, as …

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Kidney health with diabetes, learn more in our blog! Older white male with arms crossed and smiling

Kidney Health with Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where your body cannot make enough of the hormone insulin or is resistant to its effects. Insulin regulates the body’s ability to use sugar as energy and determines how much is stored. High blood sugar levels can cause problems in your body over time. A diabetes diagnosis is a significant factor …

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Diabetes and healthy feet, research

Diabetes and Healthy Feet – Take a Step in the Right Direction

Over 34 million people in America have diabetes. It can affect many different parts of the body. It is associated with severe complications such as heart disease, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and lower-limb amputation, and more. It is the leading cause of limb loss, affecting over 65,000 people annually. A foot ulcer precedes 85% of diabetes-related amputations. …

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Masks are Still Required

DGD will continue to practice proven methods for controlling the spread of COVID-19, including universal masking, screening of all staff, patients, and visitors, as well as practicing safe social distancing.