Millions of people have Type 2 diabetes, but about one third don’t know it because they have not been tested.

Early detection of diabetes is crucial since regular treatment can decrease the risk of complications. If you have a family history of diabetes, are overweight, have high blood pressure, or high cholesterol you should be screened for diabetes. In my practice, patients find a team approach to diabetes management with primary care providers and specialists working hand in hand to help patients control the disease.

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