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Diabetes Specialist Washington DC

Local resource for evaluating diabetes specialists in Washington. 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.

John J Nolan, MD
(858) 552-8585
810 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Coll Dublin, Nat'L Univ Of Ireland, Fac Of Med, Dublin
Graduation Year: 1985

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Renu N Sharaf, MD
(571) 217-6785
1875 Connecticut Ave NW Ste 650
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1995

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Ace Lipson
(202) 296-3443
1120 19th St Nw Ste 200
Washington, DC
Specialty
Endocrinology

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Barry Kenneth Gould, MD
(509) 353-3967
2401 E Street NW Rm L101,
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1965

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Gilbert Earl Hurwitz, MD
(202) 737-4777
1800 I St NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Washington Hosp Ctr, Washington, Dc; Sibley Mem Hosp, Washington, Dc; Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Md
Group Practice: Holtzman Wechsler & Hurwitz

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Thos Leonard Garthwaite, MD
810 Vermont Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1973

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Marisha Newton, MD
(202) 865-3751
2041 Georgia Ave,
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Medical School: MD: 2002
Graduation Year: 2002

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James N Ramey, MD
(202) 296-0670
1120 19th St NW Ste 200
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1968

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Michael A Bryan
(202) 898-5426
1011 N Capitol St Ne
Washington, DC
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

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Juanita A Hinnant Archer, MD
2041 Georgia Ave NW
Washington, DC
Specialties
Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1965

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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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