We found 8 providers with an interest in diabetes and who accept Humana HMO near Gurnee, IL.

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Dr. Steven Leslie Rabinowe, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
1425 N Hunt Club Road; Suite 303
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Steven Rabinowe practices adult endocrinology. Clinical interests for Dr. Rabinowe include diabetes. Dr. Rabinowe is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine. After completing medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. Dr. Rabinowe's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Pediatric Endocrinology
7900 Rollins Road; Suite 1100
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Stephen Duck practices pediatric endocrinology in Skokie, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, and Gurnee, IL. He attended Weill Cornell Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Duck include diabetes. Dr. Duck's patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Duck is affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group.

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Dr. John Carbon Michael, MD
Specializes in Vitreoretinal Diseases
6400 Grand Avenue
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. John Michael practices vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous) in Gurnee, IL, Chicago, IL, and Hoffman Estates, IL. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Columbus Hospital, Chicago and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Clinical interests for Dr. Michael include diabetes, pneumatic retinopexy, and cryoretinopexy (retinal cryopexy). Dr. Michael is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He is conversant in Assyrian Neo-Aramaic. Dr. Michael's professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Vista Health System, and NorthShore University HealthSystem.

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Dr. Lawrence Joseph Ulanski II, MD
Specializes in Ocular Oncology, Vitreoretinal Diseases, Uveitis and Ocular Immunology
3001 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL
 

Dr. Lawrence Ulanski's areas of specialization are ocular oncology, vitreoretinal diseases (retina and vitreous), and uveitis and ocular immunology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ulanski include diabetes, retinopathy, and eye trauma. He is professionally affiliated with Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center. Dr. Ulanski takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Beaumont Hospitals, Dr. Ulanski attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Specializes in General Internal Medicine
36100 N Brookside Drive; Suite 206
Gurnee, IL
 

Dr. Jason Kramer's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Kramer's clinical interests encompass diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and cholesterol problems (lipid disorders). He is professionally affiliated with NorthShore Medical Group. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Kramer has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Cholesterol Problems

Dr. David Roberts Buchanan, MS, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2323 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL
 

Dr. David Buchanan is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Dr. Buchanan's clinical interests include diabetes, heart problems, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for residency. Dr. Buchanan is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Swedish Covenant Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Fernando M Striedinger, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1508 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL
 

Dr. Fernando Striedinger's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Striedinger takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Striedinger completed his residency training at Edgewater Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Swedish Covenant Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Striedinger's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Heart Problems, Diabetes, Neurosurgery

Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2323 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL
 

Dr. Fabiola Fernandez specializes in general obstetrics & gynecology and practices in Maywood, IL, Evanston, IL, and Chicago, IL. Dr. Fernandez attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Fernandez completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. In her practice, Dr. Fernandez focuses on menopause, diabetes during pregnancy (gestational diabetes), and dysplasia. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, Coventry, and more. Dr. Fernandez is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Menopause, Diabetes during Pregnancy, Dysplasia

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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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