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Seeking Help from Health Care Professionals
If you suspect you may have diabetes, but have not been medically evaluated, the first health care provider you should seek out is a primary care or internal medicine physician. A pediatrician should evaluate children and adolescence. An obstetrician should evaluate pregnant women. A family medicine physician can provide first level (primary care) evaluations for people of all ages. Each of these primary care providers is trained to evaluate and manage uncomplicated diabetes.
Medical specialists for diabetes care include endocrinologists and diabetologists. These physicians have advanced training in the management of complicated cases of diabetes. Your primary care physician might request a consultation with a specialist for you. In some cases, the specialist might be the main physician who manages your diabetes. A diabetologist with additional training in obstetrics may be the best person to manage a pregnancy complicated by diabetes (or diabetes complicated by pregnancy). A pediatric endocrinologist is usually recommended for children.
Hospitals, local medical societies, and medical insurance groups often provide physician referral services. A local chapter of the Diabetes Association or Diabetes Educators Association might also be of assistance.
Diabetes education for you and your family is another important area to seek help. Diabetes educators include nurses, dietitians, health educators, social workers or counselors and exercise specialists who have advanced training in diabetes care and management. The role of diabetes educators is to teach people with diabetes the skills they need to manage diabetes in real-life. Support Group and counseling services might also be provided. Diabetes Education Programs are usually hospital-based and can be found by calling your local Diabetes Association or medical center.