If left untreated, diabetes and its complications can lead to serious, even life threatening health problems, such as heart and renal disease, blindness and others.
At Athens Medical Group we offer comprehensive diabetes treatment to help control the disease and to prevent or manage its complications.
Our Diabetes Departments are staffed with physicians that have a high level of scientific training and have invested many years in the research of diabetes’ diagnosis and treatment.
They are recognized as pioneers in their field, having constant scientific concerns and systematically monitoring new developments in diabetes and all related co-morbidities at international scientific conferences.
Studies have shown that people with diabetes do better when treated by a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
At Athens Medical Group we apply a holistic approach to the treatment of diabetes. Our team consists of certified professionals that are directly or indirectly related to the origin, development and complications of diabetes.
Our diabetologists work together on a case by case basis with vascular surgeons, infectious disease specialists, orthopedists, dermatologists, psychologists, pediatricians and other health experts, such as dietitians and specialized nurses, with a view to better care for the diabetic patient.
Your personal care team will guide you to make healthy eating and physical activity a part of your lifestyle, they will help you monitor you blood sugar levels and use your medications properly and they will encourage and support you every step of the way.
Working with our team of experts will help you achieve a number of positive results, such as:
- Improved blood sugar levels
- Reduced risk of complications
- Weight loss
- Overall positive lifestyle modification
Our doctors cover on a 24-hour basis both the needs of the patients being hospitalized and their follow-up outside the hospital.
Their concern is the proper treatment of diabetes with appropriate medication, with due care being taken to prevent and / or treat the complications of diabetes.
The hospitals of Athens Medical Group meet the higher standards for controlling blood-sugar levels of our patients while they are hospitalized. This is important because blood glucose control can be difficult in the presence of infections or if the patient is under certain medications.
Our services include:
- Diabetes education visits
- Special nutrition therapy visits with a registered dietitian to people with diabetes and pre-diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, as well as in need of weight loss.
- Guidance for intensive insulin therapy
- Insulin pump instruction
- Inpatient diabetes education and management
- Continuous glucose monitoring
Numerous clinical studies focusing on diabetes are performed at the clinics of Athens Medical Group, thus contributing to the development of medical research and science.
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