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Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Management
Can a doctor help with my diabetes?
The answer to the question is yes, a doctor can help with diabetes. A doctor can help in many different ways. They can provide you with advice on how to change your diet or exercise routine. They can prescribe certain medications that might help. They can also refer you to a specialist for more assistance.
Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high levels of sugar in the blood. It is categorized into two types: type 1 and type 2.
Type 1 diabetes, also known as juvenile diabetes, is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the insulin-producing beta cells of the pancreas.
Type 2 diabetes, also known as adult-onset diabetes, usually develops when a person becomes obese or overweight and doesn’t exercise enough to burn off extra calories.
Treatments We Offer For Diabetes
- We offer treatments for both types of Diabetes
About Healing Hands
Healing Hands Medical Clinic (HHMC) is an Internal Medicine and Geriatric patient-focused clinic in Midland, TX, owned and operated by Dr. Joyce Alase, MD. Healing Hands provides valuable medical services, including general and preventive care for newly minted adults ages 18 and above. Healing hands offers care for the treatment of chronic medical conditions, weight loss management, aesthetics, hormone replacement, DOT physicals, Immigration physicals, pain management, and wound care for all.
If you’re dealing with chronic illnesses and you aren’t sure where to start, contact us to set an appointment for your initial consultation.
Internal Medicine is adult dedicated medicine by an Internist who is equipped to deal with problems that range from the simplest to the most complex. Internists are trained puzzle solvers dealing with acute and chronic conditions that at times co-occur together
We specialize in treating acute illness in adults. Dr. Joyce Alase is a board-certified internist.
is a focused specialty catering to our aging (65 years +) population. We focus on improving the quality of our elderly loved ones while helping families navigate the ever-changing phases of getting older.
Health Tips and Info
Managing your health as an adult can be challenging. Sometimes you may feel helpless when facing a serious illness. We recommend consulting a physician before following any advice that you may read online. Here are a few general suggestions that may help alleviate chronic or acute illness:
Reduce or stop consuming tobacco, or second hand smoke.
Exercise regularly and resist a sedentary lifestyle
Eat healthy foods that are low in saturated fat & sugar
Maintain a healthy lifestyle by avoiding excessive alcohol consumption.
Keep track of your symptoms to know when to see your doctor for further evaluation
Get enough sleep every night