Here at Hanson Medical Centre patients that are concerned about diabetes will have their questions answered. We educate our patients about lifestyle choices to prevent or maintain diabetes at a reasonable level. It is important for checkups, regular screening and being treated in an appropriate manner. Our Doctors are here to help and support any patients suffering from this problem.

There are various symptoms in relation to Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes such as:

  • Being excessively thirsty
  • Passing more urine
  • Feeling tired and lethargic
  • Always feeling hungry
  • Having cuts that heal slowly
  • Itching, skin infections
  • Blurred vision
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Mood swings
  • Headaches
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Leg cramps

Our Diabetes Specialist will guide you through these symptoms and provide you with important information. There are various ways in which patients are able to prevent or delay this disease by following a healthy lifestyle. This includes:

  • Maintaining a healthy weight
  • Regular physical activity
  • Making healthy food choices
  • Managing blood pressure

The diabetes educator will guide you and support you through all your needs and queries.