We found 12 providers with an interest in diabetes and who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Lake Mary, FL.

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Dr. Zia E Fatemi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
758 North Sun Drive; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Zia Fatemi's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Fatemi has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Fatemi's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. In addition to English, Dr. Fatemi (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Asthma, Thyroid Problems, Ambulatory Cardiac Monitoring, ... (Read more)

Dr. Edward J Magee, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
910 Williston Park Point; Suite #2050
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Edward Magee's area of specialization is family medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Magee honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine, he performed his residency at Florida Hospital. Dr. Magee is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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All Interests: Flu Shot, Sports Health, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Digital X-ray, Asthma, Injuries, Blood Pressure ... (Read more)

Dr. Kristy Jo Magee, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
910 Williston Park Point; Suite 2050
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Kristy Magee's specialty is family medicine. Before performing her residency at Florida Hospital, Dr. Magee attended the University of Florida College of Medicine for medical school. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Fuad Afzal, MD
Specializes in Adult Nephrology
1355 S International Parkway; Suite 1451
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Fuad Afzal's specialty is adult nephrology. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. After attending Allama Iqbal Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at UPMC McKeesport Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Afzal average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Afzal is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Polycystic Kidney Disease, Glomerulonephritis, Nephrotic Syndrome, Kidney Stones, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vinay Chandra Srivastava, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1621 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Vinay Srivastava's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Srivastava is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. He graduated from King George Medical University and then he performed his residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Srivastava is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Srivastava accepts.

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All Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Sleep Apnea, Liver Disease, ... (Read more)

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
758 North Sun Drive; Suite 104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Farideh Zadeh is a Lake Mary, FL physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Mount Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Zadeh's patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She speaks Persian. She is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Sukhinder Kumar Joshi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
1001 W 1st Street
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Sukhinder Joshi sees patients in Sanford, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Patients gave Dr. Joshi an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He trained at Westchester Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Respiratory Infection, Diabetes

Dr. Ayesha R Ahmar, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1349 S International Parkway; Suite 1411
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Ayesha Ahmar works as a family medicine practitioner. Dr. Ahmar is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of the Punjab, she performed her residency at Hahnemann University Hospital. Dr. Ahmar is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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All Interests: Depression, Hypertension, Urinalysis, Diabetes, Obesity, Mole Removal, Skin Biopsy, Spirometry, ... (Read more)

Dr. Pothen Cherian Koruth, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
758 N Sun Drive; Street #104
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Pothen Koruth sees patients in Lake Mary, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Koruth is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of Calicut Medical College. He is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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Dr. Manpreet Kaur Gill, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2209 S. French Avenue
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Manpreet Gill's specialty is family medicine. She graduated from Albany Medical College and then she performed her residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Gill is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Gill (or staff) speaks Spanish and Punjabi. She is affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital.

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All Interests: Immunization, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Removal of Skin Lesion, Digital X-ray, Laceration Repair, ... (Read more)

Dr. Madhavi Uppalapati, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Other
1301 S International Parkway; Suite 1001
Lake Mary, FL
 

Dr. Madhavi Uppalapati is a general internist in Lake Mary, FL. Dr. Uppalapati has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health and Central Florida Regional Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Uppalapati attended NTR University of Health Sciences and Siddhartha Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for residency.

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Dr. Ashwinkumar R Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1403 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 106
Sanford, FL
 

Dr. Ashwinkumar Patel practices general internal medicine in Sanford, FL. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Central Florida Regional Hospital. Dr. Patel accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Patel's residency was performed at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.

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All Interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Diabetes

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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.
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