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We found 10 providers with an interest in diabetes and who accept Humana Silver HMO near Crystal Lake, IL.

Angela E Mack
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Nutrition
2000 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, IL
 

Ms. Angela Mack specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and nutrition and practices in Woodstock, IL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in diabetes and weight management. Ms. Mack is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Alternative Medicine, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Weight Management

Dr. Bibiano C Iii Ronquillo III, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2000 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, IL
 

Dr. Bibiano Ronquillo is a general internist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ronquillo include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Ronquillo is affiliated with Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System. He completed his residency training at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Physical Exams, Diabetes, High Cholesterol

Dr. Krishanthi Dilrukshi Seneviratne, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
415-a Congress Parkway
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Krishanthi Seneviratne sees patients in Crystal Lake, IL. Her medical specialty is family medicine. Dr. Seneviratne's medical residency was performed at Mount Sinai Hospital, Chicago. She has a special interest in diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Seneviratne is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Heart Problems, Diabetes, Asthma

Dr. Graziella I Bistriceanu, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2000 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, IL
 

Dr. Graziella Bistriceanu is a family medicine physician. She has a special interest in diabetes, minor surgery, and asthma. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System. Dr. Bistriceanu is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy and a graduate of Rush University Medical Center's residency program.

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All Interests: Breast Issues, Contraception, Minor Surgery, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Sexually Transmitted ... (Read more)

Dr. Emily Yi Shen, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
350 E Congress Parkway
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Emily Shen works as a family medicine practitioner and geriatrician in Crystal Lake, IL. Dr. Shen's areas of expertise include tests. Her professional affiliations include Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shen honors. Dr. Shen graduated from Peking University Health Science Center and then she performed her residency at Peking University Health Science Center and West Suburban Medical Center.

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All Interests: Tests, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Injuries, Coronary Artery Disease

Dr. Syed Ommar Hassan, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
3922 Mercy Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Syed Hassan sees patients in McHenry, IL. His medical specialties are family medicine and geriatrics (elderly care). His areas of expertise include diabetes and hypertension (high blood pressure). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hassan's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes

Dr. Camelia E Marian, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2401 Harnish Drive
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Camelia Marian is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. In her practice, she is particularly interested in diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. For her professional training, Dr. Marian completed a residency program at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital. Dr. Marian is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Preventive Care, Heart Problems, Diabetes, High Cholesterol

Dr. Roshi Gulati, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
2000 Lake Avenue
Woodstock, IL
 

Dr. Roshi Gulati sees patients in Woodstock, IL. Her medical specialty is family medicine. In her practice, she is particularly interested in diabetes, menopause, and osteoporosis. Dr. Gulati takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of R.N.T. Medical College, Udaipur. For her professional training, Dr. Gulati completed residency programs at Montgomery Hospital, Norristown and Montgomery Family Medicine Residency Program. She is affiliated with Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System.

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All Interests: Menopause, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Joint Injections

Dr. Ejaz Ahmed Khan, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Urgent Care
3922 Mercy Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Ejaz Khan practices family medicine and urgent care in McHenry, IL. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, minor surgery, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He trained at Resurrection Medical Center for his residency. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Health System.

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All Interests: Wellness Visit, Hypertension, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Joint Injections

Dr. Igor A Altman, MBA, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine, Vein Disease, Wound Care
840 S Wood Street # Mc958; Uimc -- Vascular Surgery Division
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Igor Altman is a physician who specializes in family medicine, vein disease (phlebology), and wound care. Dr. Altman (or staff) is conversant in Russian and Ukrainian. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Altman include lymphedema. Dr. Altman graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Altman is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Soft Tissue Problems, Lymphedema

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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.