Our team of specialists, including a diabetologist, can help you manage diabetes through education and the latest medical treatments.
Because the Wellmont Medical Associates Diabetic Center team only sees diabetes patients, you can rest assured you’ll receive the highest-quality diabetes care possible.
Diabetes patients have unique needs. That’s why having a medical practitioner – called a diabetologist – who focuses on diabetes and related conditions is beneficial for many diabetic patients.
Along with training in internal medicine, pediatrics and, in some cases, endocrinology, a diabetologist has additional specialized training in treating and managing diabetes.
Diabetologists are well equipped to providing you with comprehensive care, whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes.
If you think you might be diabetic or at risk for diabetes, we can help you know for sure and manage your condition.
Common diabetes warning signs include:
To reduce the impact of diabetes on your overall health, a diabetologist focuses on helping patients manage blood glucose levels.
Treatment plans vary from person to person but often include meal planning to limit carbohydrate intake and use both nutrients and medications to support general health while regulating your blood glucose.
At the Wellmont Medical Associates Diabetic Center, we’ll work to customize a care plan you can realistically achieve – from medication to exercise plans to careful monitoring.
You'll have seamless access to Wellmont’s advanced diabetic services, all available here in the Tri-Cities.
Wellmont Medical Associates Endocrinology treats patients with thyroid disorders, hormone imbalances, metabolic diseases, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, vitamin D deficiency and lipid abnormalities.
Wellmont Diabetes Treatment Centers provide the region’s only hospital-based program accredited by the American Diabetes Association. The centers offer a wide range of resources and classes to help you understand diabetes, teach you how to monitor your blood-glucose levels and explain the importance of proper nutrition, exercise and foot care.
Wellmont Medical Associates accepts a wide variety of HMO, PPO and POS insurance plans, and you have convenient access to the full scope of medical expertise and specialties offered at
Wellmont's hospitals and throughout the health system.
It's easy to learn more or to schedule a visit at a Wellmont Medical Associates Diabetic Center.
Wellmont physicians are conveniently located throughout Upper East TN and Southwest VA.
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