Find out how you can prevent diabetes and if you are at risk for diabetes. We offer pre-diabetes blood glucose screenings to help you determine if you may have pre-diabetes and are at risk.
If you or someone you love has just been diagnosed with diabetes — chances are you have a lot of questions. MemorialCare’s physicians are here help you learn how to live with diabetes or care for someone with diabetes.
Managing diabetes is an ongoing learning process. It is important to monitor and maintain your blood sugar within a normal range to lower your risk for a heart attack or stroke. Share with others while continuing to learn about the complexities of diabetes and self-management by attending community diabetes wellness education classes, led by certified diabetes educators, and featured guests.
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Diabetes is a disease that prevents your body from converting sugar, starches and other foods you eat into energy. The pancreas, an organ near the stomach, produces a hormone called insulin which affects the metabolism.
Gestational diabetes is a condition that occurs during pregnancy and diabetes has never been previously diagnosed. Women who are pregnant may experience high blood sugar (glucose) levels. It is estimated that approximately 10 percent of pregnant women develop gestational diabetes.
CKD - Chronic kidney disease is a condition where the kidneys are impaired and can’t filter blood properly. It is called “chronic” because the impairment to your kidneys develops over a lengthy period of time. This causes wastes to intensify in your system. This can also be the root problem for other health issues.
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The ACTIVE Diabetes Program helps patients with poorly controlled diabetes reach their personal health goals. Our program uses an integrated interdisciplinary care team approach, which includes your Primary Care Provider, Clinical Pharmacist, Registered Dietician, Case Manager (Social Worker), and Medical Assistant.
Located throughout Orange County and Los Angeles County, MemorialCare-affiliated physicians are locally and nationally recognized in their area of expertise. We've made it easy to find a quality healthcare provider right in your own backyard.
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