Recover from Diabetes with Dimer Health once you leave the hospital

Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects how your body turns food into energy. Over time, high blood sugar levels can damage your blood vessels and lead to serious complications, such as heart disease, stroke, kidney failure, and blindness.After you leave the hospital, it is important to receive great post-acute care to help you manage your diabetes and prevent complications. This may include services such as medication management, nutrition counseling, and physical activity.

Get a personalized care plan and 24x7 clinical support until you fully recover:

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We will create a personalized core plan and set follow up appointments as needed

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What is Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic condition characterized by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. It occurs when the body either does not produce enough insulin (Type 1 diabetes) or cannot effectively use the insulin it produces (Type 2 diabetes). Insulin is a hormone that helps glucose enter cells to be used for energy. Without enough effective insulin, glucose builds up in the bloodstream, leading to various health problems. Common symptoms include increased thirst and urination, extreme hunger, fatigue, blurred vision, and slow-healing wounds.

Over time, uncontrolled diabetes can cause serious complications, including heart disease, nerve damage, kidney damage, eye problems, and stroke. Managing diabetes involves monitoring blood sugar levels, eating a balanced diet, regular physical activity, and often taking medication or insulin therapy as prescribed. Education about the disease, lifestyle changes, and regular medical care are crucial to managing diabetes effectively and preventing or delaying the onset of complications.

Please call or book an appointment with us if you think you have Diabetes or are recovering from it

Diabetes Recovery Tips

Recovering from treatment for diabetes after a hospital discharge involves careful management of your condition to maintain blood sugar levels and prevent complications. Here are essential tips to help you manage your diabetes effectively:

Following these tips can help you recover more comfortably and effectively from Diabetes.

  1. Monitor Blood Sugar Levels: Regularly checking your blood sugar levels is crucial. Follow your doctor's advice on how often to test and the target ranges for your blood sugar levels.
  2. Adhere to Medication Regimen: Take all prescribed medications on schedule, including insulin or oral hypoglycemics. Adjustments to your medication may be necessary over time, based on blood sugar monitoring and as advised by your healthcare provider.
  3. Follow a Balanced Diet: Eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins can help manage your blood sugar levels. Work with a dietitian to create a meal plan that's tailored to your specific needs, including considerations for carbohydrate counting and portion control.
  4. Stay Physically Active: Regular exercise helps improve insulin sensitivity and can lower blood glucose levels. Aim for a mix of aerobic exercise (like walking or swimming) and resistance training, as recommended by your healthcare provider.
  5. Maintain a Healthy Weight: Weight management is crucial in diabetes care. Even a modest amount of weight loss can improve blood sugar control.
  6. Hydrate Properly: Drinking enough water is important, especially since high blood sugar can lead to dehydration. Avoid sugary drinks, which can cause blood sugar spikes.
  7. Monitor for Complications: Be aware of the signs of diabetes-related complications, such as foot sores, changes in vision, signs of infections, or any sudden changes in your health.
  8. Practice Good Foot Care: Check your feet daily for cuts, blisters, red spots, and swelling. Consult your healthcare provider immediately if you notice any sores or injuries that do not heal.
  9. Avoid Smoking: Smoking can exacerbate health complications from diabetes. If you smoke, seek help to quit.
  10. Manage Stress: Stress can affect blood sugar levels. Use stress management techniques like deep breathing, yoga, meditation, or other activities you enjoy.
  11. Attend All Follow-Up Appointments: Regular check-ups with your endocrinologist or primary care doctor are important for monitoring your overall health and adjusting your treatment plan as necessary.
  12. Educate Yourself: The more you know about diabetes, the better you can manage your condition. Attend diabetes education classes or seek informational resources to stay informed about managing diabetes.

By incorporating these recovery tips into your daily routine, you can better manage your diabetes and enhance your overall health following your discharge from the hospital.

Don't navigate your recovery journey alone.

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