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You may meet many different doctors and  specialists after being diagnosed with diabetes.

They  are all there for the same purpose: to keep you as healthy as possible while you deal with this illness.

Medical/ Health specialists

Apart from your general practitioner, the specialists may include:

  • An endocrinologist, can provide specialised diabetes knowledge and care
  • A dietician, nurse, or certified diabetes educator, can give you information on how to manage your diabetes
  • A councillor or mental health professional, can help you work through any potential emotional difficulties you may experience after being  diagnosed
  • A pharmacist, can help keep track of any medications you take for your diabetes
  • A dentist, can help if your high blood sugar levels have affected your teeth and gums
  • An ophthalmologist or optometrist (eye doctor) can screen for potential sight issues
  • A podiatrist (or foot doctor), can help handle problems with your legs and feet if they arise

Other issues that could arise from Diabetes.

This section is under development.

Eye

Skin

Feet

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