Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you know that treating it is all about 1) controlling your blood glucose levels, and 2) preventing diabetes complications, such as heart disease, damage to your eyes, feet, kidneys and blood circulation. Diabetes treatment and management includes:

Good Nutrition

You need to be aware of not only what you eat, but also when and how much you eat.

Physical Activity

Getting a regular dose of physical activity is an important part of controlling diabetes and preventing complications.

Medications

If you have type 2 diabetes, sometimes eating healthy and physical activity are not enough. Your doctor may give you an oral medication. People with type 1 diabetes (and some people with type 2 diabetes) require insulin.

Mercy doctors and specialists are experts at diagnosing and treating all forms of diabetes, including type 1 and type 2, gestational diabetes and pre-diabetes. With Mercy, you’ll have an entire team coordinating your personalized care plan…including everything from dietary counseling to home monitoring.

Mercy's got you covered

Choose from hundreds of Mercy doctors, including those specializing in internal medicine, geriatric medicine, endocrinology, family medicine and even pediatric endocrinology.

Another important aspect of diabetes care is the treatment of wounds or ulcers that may develop, especially on your feet. Mercy wound care specialists can provide you with fast and expert treatment using a wide range of proven therapies to ward off possible infection and help you heal as completely as possible.

If you have diabetes or think you might, Mercy’s got you covered with comprehensive, compassionate care. Our goal is to help you control your diabetes, so it’s not controlling you…and keeping you from doing what your love.

Providers Nearby

Nawras Makhsida, MD, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Mercy
Endocrinology
Internal Medicine
Mercy Clinic
68.7 miles
Mohammad Zaheer Amin, MD, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Mercy
Internal Medicine
Nephrology
68.7 miles
Mark J. Jarek, MD, Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, Mercy
Internal Medicine
Rheumatology
79.3 miles
Ashutosh H. Patel, MD, Internal Medicine, Mercy
Internal Medicine
93.6 miles

Locations Nearby

Mercy Clinic Family Medicine - Birch Tree

  • 3802 O'Banion Street
    Birch Tree, MO 65438
  • (573) 292-3214
  • Hours of Operations:
    Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
59.7 Miles

Mercy Clinic Endocrinology - Farmington

  • 620 Maple Valley Drive
    Farmington, MO 63640
  • (636) 933-2900
  • Hours of Operations:
    First and third Wednesday of the month: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
68.7 Miles

Mercy Clinic Family Medicine - Farmington

  • 620 Maple Valley Drive
    Farmington, MO 63640
  • (573) 760-1111
  • Hours of Operations:
    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
68.7 Miles

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