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Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 4.22 stars (9 ratings)
21308 Provincial Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Veena Watwe's specialty is adult endocrinology. Dr. Watwe's patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. In her practice, Dr. Watwe focuses on diabetes, thyroid problems, and bone problems. She is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Watwe attended B.J. Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo for residency. Dr. Watwe (or staff) speaks the following languages: Marathi, Spanish, and Hindi.

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All Interests: Bone Problems, Diabetes, Thyroid Problems

Vidhya Subramanian MD
Specializes in Adult Endocrinology
average rating 2.6 stars (5 ratings)
1450 W Grand Parkway S; Suite G-190
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Vidhya Subramanian's medical specialty is adult endocrinology. Her average rating from her patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, thyroid problems, and osteoporosis. Dr. Subramanian is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Subramanian is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She attended the University of Mumbai for medical school and subsequently trained at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center and a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College for residency.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Thyroid Problems, Osteoporosis, Pituitary Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Krishna Kumar Raman MD
Specializes in Nephrology, Other
21720 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite 308
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Krishna Raman is a specialist in nephrology (kidney disease). His areas of expertise consist of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and dialysis. Dr. Raman is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Raman's office for an appointment. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. Dr. Raman (or staff) is conversant in Tamil and Hindi.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Dialysis

IYAD RADWAN
Specializes in General Practice, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
21324 Provincial Boulevard; Suite B
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Iyad Radwan's specialties are general practice, general surgery, and vascular surgery. Areas of expertise for Dr. Radwan include warts, thyroid problems, and sleep apnea. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Al-Mustansiriya College of Medicine.

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All Interests: Warts, Hypertension, Sleep Apnea, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Obesity, Skin Biopsy, Diabetic ... (Read more)

Dr. Ariel M. Velasco M.D.
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
average rating 4.66 stars (6 ratings)
1331 Grand Parkway; Suite #320
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Ariel Velasco specializes in adult nephrology and practices in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. Dr. Velasco is conversant in Spanish. Areas of expertise for Dr. Velasco include diabetes, hypotension (low blood pressure), and kidney stones. He is professionally affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. Before performing his residency at Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers, Dr. Velasco attended Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation for medical school. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Velasco takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Kidney Transplant, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Kidney Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anil U. Sheth M.D.
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
1331 West Grand Parkway North; Suite 320
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Anil Sheth is a physician who specializes in adult nephrology. In addition to English, Dr. Sheth speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise consist of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), and renal (kidney) biopsy. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann Cypress Hospital. He attended Seth G.S. Medical College and Grant Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at King Edward Memorial Hospital and Seth G.S. Medical College, Elmhurst Memorial Hospital, and Elmhurst Hospital Center for residency. Dr. Sheth is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Amerigroup Star, and more. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Kidney Failure, Renal Biopsy, Dialysis

Specializes in General Internal Medicine
21238 Kingsland Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Basti Thampoe is a general internist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. His areas of expertise include diabetes, obesity, and geriatric health. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Thampoe is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. He speaks Telugu. Dr. Thampoe is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Diabetes, Obesity, Preventive Care, Weight Loss, Geriatric Health

Dr. Shamim Ali M.D.
Specializes in Family Medicine
average rating 3.1 stars (14 ratings)
23960 Katy Freeway; Suite 320
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Shamim Ali practices family medicine. Dr. Ali graduated from Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences and then she performed her residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. Her clinical interests include warts, menopause, and depression. She has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ali takes. Dr. Ali's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Warts, Depression, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Bone Spurs, Sleep ... (Read more)

Dr. Elizabeth Alvarez M.D.
Specializes in Family Medicine
average rating 2.4 stars (19 ratings)
21376 Provincial Boulevard
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Elizabeth Alvarez is a physician who specializes in family medicine. After attending Autonomous University of Central America for medical school, she completed her residency training at Swedish Covenant Hospital. Clinical interests for Dr. Alvarez include knee problems, warts, and menopause. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Alvarez is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Warts, Depression, Amenorrhea, Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding, Gynecologic Procedures, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

Thanh Taylor D.O.
Specializes in Family Medicine
average rating 2.25 stars (1 rating)
5423 E 5th Street; Suite D
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Thanh Taylor's specialty is family medicine. Dr. Taylor is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her areas of expertise include diabetes, annual gynecological exam (well woman exam), and asthma. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Taylor honors. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital.

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All Interests: Annual Gynecological Exam, Diabetes, Asthma

Specializes in Family Medicine, Geriatrics
average rating 2.35 stars (5 ratings)
23510 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite 101
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Titus Venyah works as a family medicine physician and geriatrician. The average patient rating for Dr. Venyah is 2.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Venyah include diabetes, geriatric health, and hypertension (high blood pressure). Dr. Venyah's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. Dr. Venyah is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. His practice is open to new patients. He graduated from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then he performed his residency at Genesys Regional Medical Center.

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All Interests: Hypertension, Physical Exams, Diabetes, High Cholesterol, Alzheimer's Disease, Wounds, Pain ... (Read more)

Dr. Rahul Prakash MD
Specializes in Other, Adult Nephrology
average rating 3.96 stars (7 ratings)
21720 Kingsland Boulevard; 308
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Rahul Prakash, who practices in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Cypress, TX, is a medical specialist in adult nephrology. Patient reviews placed Dr. Prakash at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include diabetes, kidney stones, and hypertension (high blood pressure). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Maulana Azad Medical College. Dr. Prakash's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Kidney Stones, Hypertension, Diabetes, Kidney Problems, Dialysis

Viswanath Kalapatapu M.D.
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1331 W Grand Parkway North; Suite 230
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Viswanath Kalapatapu's specialty is general internal medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Kalapatapu include knee problems, prostate problems, and gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders). He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Kalapatapu's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Prostate Problems, Depression, Contact Dermatitis, Hypertension, Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Knee ... (Read more)

Randa Djendou M.D
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
23530 Kingsland Boulevard; Suite 130
Katy, TX
 

Dr. Randa Djendou works as an internist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Djendou include warts, erectile dysfunction (impotence), and thyroid problems. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. She attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and the University of Algiers Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center for residency. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Djendou is open to new patients.

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All Interests: Warts, Thyroid Problems, Depression, Erectile Dysfunction, Pap Test, Hypertension, Preventive Care, ... (Read more)

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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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