Diabetes is a chronic disease where your body can't use food energy like it should.
In the U.S. alone:
If you're at risk of diabetes or have symptoms, we can help.
At UPMC in Central Pa., we know the right diabetes care is crucial to staying healthy. Our endocrinologists use the latest technology to manage diabetes including continuous monitoring techniques and pump therapy for complex cases.
From diagnosis to management, you can trust us to provide the top-notch diabetes care and ongoing support you need.
There are several types of diabetes.
Type 1 diabetes:
Type 2 diabetes:
Some people can control their type 2 diabetes with diet, exercise, and weight loss. Many cases also require insulin or medicine.
At UPMC in Central Pa., we treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. While they both involve the buildup of blood glucose, there are differences in cause and treatment.
Gestational diabetes occurs during pregnancy that causes high blood sugar. It affects about 2 percent of women in the U.S.
Other types of diabetes may be due to:
Symptoms that can suggest type 1 or type 2 diabetes include:
Doctors often diagnose the type of diabetes through a fasting plasma glucose blood test or a glycosylated hemoglobin (Hba1c).
If you have any of these symptoms, it's vital to contact your PCP. Early detection and proper care can prevent or slow diabetes complications.
UPMC in Central Pa. offers both inpatient and outpatient diabetes care.
We were the first in the state named as a Center of Excellence for inpatient diabetes care from The Joint Commission. This Gold Seal of Approval® makes us a premiere leader in diabetes treatment.
Our nurse practitioners (NPs) run a growing program by independently managing diabetes in our hospitals. This helps our patients stay in good glycemic control.
Our experts provide education and support in our primary care offices. This helps your PCP manage your diabetes care rather than referring you to an endocrinologist.
The skilled and experienced medical team at Endocrinology Associates in York provides comprehensive, high-quality care for complex endocrine disorders.
Commerce Park Professional Center
20 Expedition Trail
Gettysburg, PA 17325
PinnacleHealth Endocrinology Associates delivers leading-edge diabetes, osteoporosis, thyroid and other complex endocrine disorders. Our experienced medical team provides treatment recommendations that include advanced monitoring and other quality care.
PinnacleHealth Medical & Surgical Associates
810 Sir Thomas Ct.
Harrisburg, PA 17109
PinnacleHealth Endocrinology Associates in Harrisburg works with patients to create customized treatment and management plans for complex endocrine disorders. Our compassionate team is patient-centered and focused on providing comfort during your visit for your well-being.
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