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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
2101 South Arlington Heights Road; Suite 111
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Luis Soruco is an endocrinologist. He attended medical school at Greater Bolivian University of San Andres Faculty of Medicine. He has a special interest in diabetes management, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and metabolic disorders. Dr. Soruco is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He has received the distinction of US News Top Doctor. Dr. Soruco (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes)

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Dr. Wendy Joy Brickman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
2100 Pfingsten Road
Glenbrook, IL
 

Dr. Wendy Brickman, who practices in Chicago, IL, Northbrook, IL, and Lake Forest, IL, is a medical specialist in pediatric endocrinology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Brickman include type 2 diabetes. Dr. Brickman's hospital/clinic affiliations include Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare Plans, and more. Dr. Brickman has a closed panel. She attended the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for residency.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes, type 2 diabetes, type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes)

All Interests: Type 2 Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Insulin Resistance

Dr. Wenyu Huang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Internal Medicine
2701 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Wenyu Huang is a physician who specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, thyroid problems, and pituitary disorders. Dr. Huang's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Huang's practice is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Dr. Huang attended Peking University Health Science Center for medical school.

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All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Adrenal Disorders, Diabetes, Pituitary Disorders

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9301 Golf Road; Suite 302
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Debjani Roy's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Roy include diabetes, pap test, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Roy is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and NorthShore Medical Group. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Roy is a graduate of Burdwan Medical College and a graduate of Chicago Medical School's residency program. She speaks Bengali.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Ultrasound, Pap Test, Echocardiogram

Dr. Mark Anthony Rosanova, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
5872 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Mark Rosanova specializes in ophthalmology (eye disease) and practices in Chicago, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and Barrington, IL. The average patient rating for Dr. Rosanova is 4.5 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in diabetes, glaucoma, and glasses. Dr. Rosanova takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Delphi. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University for residency. Dr. Rosanova (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Swedish Covenant Hospital. Dr. Rosanova's practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Cataract Surgery, Anterior Segment Surgery, Diabetes, Glasses, Glaucoma

Gregory C Bryniczka
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
7954 Oakton Street
Niles, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Bryniczka practices podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery in Wheaton, IL, Aurora, IL, and Streamwood, IL. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bryniczka include diabetes, foot problems, and sports health. Dr. Bryniczka's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Bryniczka accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare Plans, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He completed his residency training at Northlake Community Hospital and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Laser Treatment, Laser Surgery, Surgical Procedures, Ankle Problems, Physical ... (Read more)

Dr. Meena Tandon Malhotra, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1122 Willow Road; Suite B
Northbrook, IL
 

Dr. Meena Malhotra specializes in general internal medicine and practices in Northbrook, IL. Dr. Malhotra is a graduate of GSVM Medical College and a graduate of Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago's residency program. Her areas of expertise include obesity, diabetes, and fibromyalgia. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Malhotra (or staff) speaks Hindi. Her professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Metabolic Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Heart Problems, Sleep Apnea, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gill, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, General Pediatrics
1030 W. Higgins Road
Park Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Michael Gill works as an internist and pediatrician. Dr. Gill is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Areas of expertise for Dr. Gill include diabetes, preventive care, and allergies. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola Medicine. Dr. Gill takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency. He speaks Russian.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Allergies, Preventive Care, Diabetes

Richard Royal Leitzen
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
7954 Oakton
Niles, IL
 

Dr. Richard Leitzen is a foot doctor and foot and ankle surgeon in Wheaton, IL, Dekalb, IL, and South Elgin, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Leitzen include diabetes, nail issues, and diabetic foot ulcers. Dr. Leitzen is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. He completed his residency training at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Fractures, Ligament Problems, Laser Treatment, Physical Therapy Treatment, Diabetes, Nail Issues, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
8901 Golf Road; Suite 206
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Daniel Alter's specialty is vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous). He speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Alter include diabetes, macular degeneration, and eye trauma. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago, Dr. Alter attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Great-West Healthcare, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Eye Trauma, Retina Problems, Macular Degeneration, Surgical Repair, Surgical Procedures, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas E Bournias, MD
Specializes in Ophthalmology
3633 West Lake Avenue; Suite 104
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Bournias' specialty is ophthalmology (eye disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Bournias include diabetes, diabetic eye exam, and cataract surgery with intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Dr. Bournias is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After completing medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School, he performed his residency at Saint Luke's Medical Center, Cleveland and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is conversant in Greek.

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All Interests: Dry Eyes, Glaucoma Surgery, Implant Surgery, Cataracts, Diabetic Eye Exam, Glaucoma, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fatima Mubeen Mohiuddin, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
9120 W Golf Road
Niles, IL
 

Dr. Fatima Mohiuddin is a general internist in Chicago, IL and Niles, IL. Dr. Mohiuddin has a special interest in diabetes. She is affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mohiuddin takes. She welcomes new patients. She obtained her medical school training at Osmania Medical College and performed her residency at Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Mohiuddin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Telugu, and Arabic.

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All Interests: Diabetes

Dr. Sanjay Pravin Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1400 E Golf Road; Suite 105
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Sanjay Patel's specialty is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include diabetes, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. Dr. Patel has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Medical College Baroda and residency at Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Gujarati and Hindi. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer Screening, Cardiac Risk Reduction, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paresh A Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1635 Oakton Place
Des Plaines, IL
 

Dr. Paresh Patel's specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Patel include diabetes, cancer screening, and cardiac risk reduction. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Adventist GlenOaks Hospital, and Adventist Health Network (AHN). He accepts Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended B.J. Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Columbus Hospital. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Gujarati, and Hindi.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Minor Surgery, Joint Aspiration, Diabetes, Arthritis, Asthma, Blood Pressure Problems, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Kathryn Mackenzie Petrungaro, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2701 Patriot Boulevard; Suite 225
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Kathryn Petrungaro's specialty is general internal medicine. These areas are among her clinical interests: diabetes, thyroid problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Petrungaro is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's residency program.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2701 Patriot Boulevard
Glenview, IL
 

Dr. Dana Wood is a general internist. Clinical interests for Dr. Wood include diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and asthma. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wood accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended the University of Michigan Medical School and then went on to complete her residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Wood's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her practice is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues, Asthma

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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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