Diabetes Patient Info
Doctors Who Treat Diabetes
As your diabetes is diagnosed, treated and managed, there may be several specialists you are referred to for care. The most common doctors that treat diabetes include:
Doctor who monitors conditions that affect your glands and hormones along with how these hormones affect your body systems.
Doctor who specializes in the health of the eyes. It is important that a diabetic patient see this doctor annually to detect conditions such as retinopathy small blood vessel changes that lead to blindness and edema, the swelling of the retina which can lead to blurred vision.
Physician who specializes in the foot. It is important for a diabetic patient to be evaluated by the podiatrist to detect poor circulation.
Additional physicians that diagnose and treat diabetes include:
- Pediatricians and pediatric endocrinologists
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