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Diabetes Specialist Saint Martinville LA

Local resource for evaluating diabetes specialists in Saint Martinville. 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.

Vina Suraj Baker, MD
404 N Lewis St
New Iberia, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1995

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Bennett Todd Baquet
(337) 237-7801
401 Audubon Blvd
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Bennett Todd Baquet, MD
(337) 237-7801
401 Audubon Blvd Ste 102B
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport, Shreveport La 71130
Graduation Year: 1990

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Ghyass Rizk, MD
(337) 264-9787
PO Box 53386
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Damascus, Fac Of Med, Damascus, Syria
Graduation Year: 1981

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Sol Baer Stern Jr, MD
(504) 895-4591
New Orleans, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1944

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John Michael Storment
(337) 989-8795
4630 Ambassador Caffery
Lafayette, LA
Specialty
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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Linda Kinman Lipstate, MD
(337) 237-7801
401 Audubon Blvd Ste 102B
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Todd Baquet
(337) 237-7801
401 Audubon Blvd # 102B
Lafayette, LA
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
Year of Graduation: 1990
Speciality
Endocrinologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.8, out of 5 based on 8, reviews.

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Walter P Borg, MD
(337) 367-8836
501 W Saint Mary Blvd Ste 120
Lafayette, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Akademia Med W Warszawie, Warszawa, Poland
Graduation Year: 1989

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William E Barfield, MD
(706) 733-8446
1000 Ochsner Blvd
Covington, LA
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, Gynecology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1946

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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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