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We found 7 providers with an interest in diabetes and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Lincoln, CA.

Dr. Maruja Del Valle Diaz-Arjonilla, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1160 Sunset Boulevard
Rocklin, CA
 

Dr. Maruja Diaz-Arjonilla is a medical specialist in adult endocrinology. After attending Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In her practice, she is particularly interested in diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Diaz-Arjonilla is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Diaz-Arjonilla's professional affiliations include St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group and St. Joseph Hospital - Orange, CA. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Autoimmune Disorders

Dr. Kismet T Roberts, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1160 Sunset Boulevard
Rocklin, CA
 

Dr. Kismet Roberts is a physician who specializes in family medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Roberts average 4.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Roberts include general care. Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Dr. Roberts is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She is closed to new patients at this time. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Diabetes, Attention Deficit Disorder, Women's Health Issues, General ... (Read more)

Dr. Barry S Schneidewind, MD, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
685 Twelve Bridges Drive; Suite B
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Barry Schneidewind's specialties are occupational medicine and family medicine. He practices in Lincoln, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. In Dr. Schneidewind's practice, he is particularly interested in general care. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Schneidewind has an open panel. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center.

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Dr. Vinutha Raj, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
685 Twelve Bridges Drive; Suite B
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Vinutha Raj is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Raj include general care. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Raj honors. Dr. Raj has a closed panel. She attended Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and Bangalore University for medical school and subsequently trained at McLaren Regional Medical Center for residency.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care, Preventive Care, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Duane A Worley, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
685 Twelve Bridges Drive; #b
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Duane Worley works as a family medicine physician. In Dr. Worley's practice, he is particularly interested in diabetes, heart problems, and general care. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He graduated from the University of Nevada School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Scottsdale Healthcare. Dr. Worley honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, General Care, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. Julie K Baur, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1160 Sunset Boulevard
Rocklin, CA
 

Dr. Julie Baur practices family medicine in Rocklin, CA. Dr. Baur studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Baur completed a residency program at St. Anthony Central Hospital, Denver. Her clinical interests encompass general care. Patient ratings for Dr. Baur average 3.0 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Baur is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Roseville Medical Center, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Sadaf Najmabadi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
801 Sterling Parkway; #120
Lincoln, CA
 

Dr. Sadaf Najmabadi's specialty is general internal medicine. Before performing her residency at California Pacific Medical Center, Dr. Najmabadi attended Université Libre de Bruxelles for medical school. She is especially interested in general care. Dr. Najmabadi is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans. In addition to English, Dr. Najmabadi (or staff) speaks French and Persian. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, and Sutter Roseville Medical Center. She is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, General Care

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What is Diabetes?

Diabetes mellitus, or simply 'diabetes,' is a disease where levels of sugar in the blood become dangerously high. When food is eaten, the body converts it into a form of sugar called glucose that can be used by cells in the body for energy. An organ called the pancreas secretes a hormone called insulin that acts like a key, ‘unlocking’ cell walls so that glucose can be absorbed and used. When something in this process goes wrong, and glucose builds up to dangerous levels, diabetes happens.

There are a couple of different types of diabetes, depending on what is causing glucose levels to rise.

Type 1 diabetes happens when the pancreas produces little or no insulin. Usually diagnosed in childhood, this type used to be called juvenile diabetes. It affects about 5% of all diabetics. We don’t know what causes the pancreas to shut down, but it is thought that a virus might trigger an immune reaction, where the body attacks and destroys the pancreas by mistake. People who have relatives with type 1 diabetes are more likely to have it themselves.

Type 2 diabetes happens when the cell walls do not recognize the insulin produced very well, called insulin resistance. The pancreas can still produce insulin, but it is not effective at lowering blood sugar levels. This type of diabetes is strongly linked to being overweight. However, not everyone who is overweight will get type 2 diabetes, and not everyone who has type 2 diabetes is overweight. Other risk factors include age, race, and a family history of diabetes.

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that happens in the last half of pregnancy. Women with gestational diabetes generally do not have diabetes before or after they are pregnant. The placenta produces hormones that block the action of insulin in the mother’s body. For about 18% of women, their pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to keep up with the increased demands and they become diabetic while pregnant. High blood sugar levels can be dangerous to the developing fetus, causing complications such as high birth weight, low blood sugar and jaundice, so it is important to treat gestational diabetes even if it only lasts a few weeks.

Many people currently living with diabetes do not know it yet, since mild diabetes has few or no symptoms. As blood sugar levels rise over time, symptoms begin to appear. Some include:
  • thirst
  • fatigue
  • frequent urination
  • unexplained weight loss
  • blurred vision
A simple blood test in the doctor’s office can diagnose diabetes.

Treatment depends on the type and severity of diabetes. Most people with type 1 diabetes rely on insulin injections to survive. Some people with type 2 or gestational diabetes also take insulin, or they may take oral medications or control their blood sugar with diet and exercise. It’s important for all diabetics to monitor their blood sugar daily so they can stay healthy.

If diabetes is not treated well, it can be dangerous, damaging the eyes, nerves, and kidneys, and leading to heart disease and the loss of limbs. However, if it is well managed, diabetes does not have to limit your life. Keeping diabetes under good control is the best way to enjoy a long and healthy life.