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Diabetes Specialist Anchorage AK

Local resource for evaluating diabetes specialists in Anchorage. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to diabetes specialists, diabetes monitors, nutritionists and dieticians, as well as advice on Type II diabetes, weight loss, healthy eating habits, blood sugar monitoring, exercise routines, insulin requirements and diabetes specific diets.

Molly Brandon Southworth, MD
(907) 729-3347
100 Forest Park Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1978

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Patrick M Nolan
(907) 561-6100
3300 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Janice Ann Koval
(907) 276-2811
2841 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Stanley Thomas Smith, MD
(706) 774-7400
3500 Latouche St
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Southwestern Med Ctr At Dallas, Med Sch, Dallas Tx 75235
Graduation Year: 1972

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Caroline K Buckway, MD
3260 Providence Dr # 338
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Endocrinology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1995

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Sanjit S Bindra, MD
(907) 272-2571
718 K St
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Univ Of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1995

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Jeanne R Bonar
(907) 569-1049
3260 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Janice Ann Koval, MD
(907) 276-2811
2841 Debarr Rd Ste 50
Anchorage, AK
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1990

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Konrad C Kaltenborn
(907) 569-1049
3260 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Caroline Buckway
(907) 261-4824
3200 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
Specialty
Pediatric Endocrinology

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Diabetes and Weight Loss

*Please note that the information provided on this site is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her existing physician. Always consult your physician for medical advice, diabetes advice, and before starting any weight loss program.

Overview

Approximately 18 million people in the United States have Diabetes. African-Americans, Latino-Americans, Native Americans, and Asian-Americans have a higher incidence of type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes occurs when the body does not make enough insulin or when the insulin you do make does not work as well as it should. Under normal circumstances, the food you eat is converted into glucose (a kind of sugar) and then transported to your bloodstream. Insulin, which is produced by your pancreas, helps to move glucose from your bloodstream into your cells.

Your cells then utilize glucose as an energy source necessary for daily living. In patients with diabetes, the insulin does not effectively transport glucose into the cells. Therefore, it remains in the bloodstream and causes your blood sugar levels to escalate. If left untreated, such high blood glucose levels can result in complications that affect your vision, heart, kidneys and circulation.

Some Facts About Diabetes

People with Type II Diabetes may have a difficult time losing weight. Nearly 90% of people with newly diagnosed Type II diabetes are overweight, according to the American Diabetes Association.

Many people with pre-diabetes display no diabetic symptom. However, you might experience the following: unusual thirst, frequent urination, blurred vision, or fatigue for no apparent cause. In these instances, you should see a physician and get tested. According to the American Diabetes Association, if you are 45 years of age or older, especially if your BMI (body mass index) is 25 or higher, screening for pre-diabetes is recommended. If you are under 45 years but you are overweight and have any of the above risk factors, testing is also indicated...

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