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We found 33 providers with an interest in diabetes and who accept Coventry Silver near Dallastown, PA.

Dr. Aruna Chelliah, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
292 St. Charles Way
York, PA
 

Dr. Aruna Chelliah's area of specialization is adult endocrinology. Dr. Chelliah is conversant in Tamil and Malayalam. These areas are among her clinical interests: pituitary disorders, osteoporosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Her professional affiliations include WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital. Before performing her residency at Interfaith Medical Center, Dr. Chelliah attended Madurai Medical College for medical school. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

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Relevant Interests: , type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes)

All Interests: Thyroid Cancer, Metabolic Syndrome, Type 1 Diabetes, Osteoporosis, Hypertension, Adrenal Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Alpa Pravinbhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
292 St. Charles Way
York, PA
 

Dr. Alpa Patel sees patients in York, PA. Her medical specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Patel's areas of expertise include pituitary disorders, osteoporosis, and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). She has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She attended the University of California and St. Louis University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Penn State Hershey Medical Center for residency. She is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Patel's office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , type 1 diabetes (juvenile diabetes)

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Maria Ann Kasper
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
1203 South Queen Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Maria Kasper specializes in podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. Dr. Kasper trained at Inova Fairfax Hospital for her residency. Her areas of expertise consist of foot surgery, clinical trials, and wounds. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Capital BlueCross, and more. Dr. Kasper's professional affiliations include WellSpan York Hospital and Lancaster General Health. She is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Cynthia Mae Cohen, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3065 Windsor Road
Red Lion, PA
 

Dr. Cynthia Owen is an internist. Dr. Owen's areas of clinical interest consist of diabetes, depression, and minor surgery. Her professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. She honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at York Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Depression, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases

Dr. Riffat Sultana Mahmud, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
310 Pine Grove Commons
York, PA
 

Dr. Riffat Mahmud practices general internal medicine in York, PA and Shrewsbury, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Mahmud include thyroid problems, holter monitoring, and depression. Dr. Mahmud's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Mahmud accepts. She graduated from Allama Iqbal Medical College. Dr. Mahmud (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Hindi, and Punjabi. Dr. Mahmud is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Paul Goshtasb Varahrami, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
605 S. George Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Paul Varahrami practices general internal medicine in York, PA. Dr. Varahrami's clinical interests encompass diabetes, skin issues, and travel medicine. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Varahrami honors. He attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at LeHigh Valley Hospital Network for residency. In addition to English, Dr. Varahrami (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Diabetes, Skin Issues, Travel Medicine

Dr. Beth Ann Loss-Higgins, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
2471 S Queen Street
York, PA
 

Dr. Beth Loss specializes in family medicine and practices in York, PA. Dr. Loss is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: menopause, thyroid problems, and minor surgery. The average patient rating for Dr. Loss is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Loss accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Chalak Najat Muhammad, MPH, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
292 St. Charles Way
York, PA
 

Dr. Chalak Muhammad practices family medicine in York, PA and Mechanicsburg, PA. In his practice, Dr. Muhammad focuses on diabetes. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Muhammad's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Muhammad has received the following distinction: Best Academic Achievement as a Resident of Family Medicine, Ghent Family Medicine Residency. His professional affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Diabetes

Dr. Jorge Ulises Rubi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2350 Freedom Way; Suite 150 Entrance B
York, PA
 

Dr. Jorge Rubi works as an internist. His clinical interests include diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and thyroid problems. Dr. Rubi's hospital/clinic affiliations include WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Capital BlueCross, Coventry, and more. Dr. Rubi obtained his medical school training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and performed his residency at York Hospital. He speaks Spanish.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Rocco Richard Arcieri II, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1010 Blymire Road
Dallastown, PA
 

Dr. Rocco Arcieri works as a family practice physician. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Arcieri include menopause, colposcopy, and thyroid problems. Dr. Arcieri is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Arcieri is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at York Hospital, Dr. Arcieri attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Robina Renee Santaniello, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1112 Pennsylvania Avenue
York, PA
 

Dr. Robina Santaniello specializes in family medicine. Her areas of expertise include menopause, thyroid problems, and minor surgery. Dr. Santaniello takes several insurance carriers, including Capital BlueCross, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at York Hospital for residency. Dr. Santaniello is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Robert John Pizziketti, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine
1034 Plymouth Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Robert Pizziketti practices family medicine in York, PA. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Pizziketti include diabetes, menopause, and minor surgery. Dr. Pizziketti has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Pizziketti takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Menopause, Allergies, Hypertension, Weight Loss, Minor Surgery, Diabetes, General Care, Skin Lesions

Dr. Pawan Kumar Arora, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
310 Pine Grove Commons
York, PA
 

Dr. Pawan Arora practices general internal medicine and geriatrics (elderly care) in York, PA. Clinical interests for Dr. Arora include diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Arora is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. Dr. Arora attended Government Medical College and then went on to complete Dr. Arora's residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. Dr. Arora (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Arora is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Arora is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Edwin Neil Foster, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1938 Security Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Edwin Foster's specialty is general internal medicine. These areas are among Dr. Foster's clinical interests: diabetes, second opinions, and nursing home care. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at York Hospital. Dr. Foster is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

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Dr. Melencio Chan Ventura Jr., MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
2860 Carol Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Melencio Ventura's specialty is general pediatrics. Patient ratings for Dr. Ventura average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ventura has a special interest in diabetes and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ventura accepts. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ventura's office for an appointment. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Diabetes, Attention Deficit Disorder

Dr. Dipak Manibhai Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3065 Windsor Road
Red Lion, PA
 

Dr. Dipak Patel's medical specialty is general internal medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and thyroid problems. He is affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Patel honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , diabetes

All Interests: Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Electrocardiogram, Hypertension, Diabetes, Arrhythmias, 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.