Diabetes Mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes, is a metabolic disease characterized by abnormally high blood sugar levels in the blood. With diabetes, your body neither can’t produce enough insulin nor can’t effectively use the insulin it produces.
A caregiver in Georgia can help manage a patient’s medications and daily tasks, regardless of which type of diabetes.
Here are the common types of diabetes:
- Type 1
This an autoimmune condition wherein antibodies attack the pancreas, preventing the body from producing enough amount of insulin. Treatment for type 1 diabetes involves making significant lifestyle changes and taking insulin supplements.
- Type 2
This is the most common type of diabetes, accounting to over 20 million cases among American adults. This type of diabetes is a metabolic disorder that results from high blood glucose level (hyperglycemia). Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a healthy diet and weight management.
- Gestational Diabetes
This can occur specifically during middle or late pregnancy and typically resolves itself after the baby is born. This happens when the placenta produces hormones that leads to high blood sugar levels.
At Acis Personal Home Care, LLC, we understand that there are families who cannot provide daily personal care for their diabetic loved ones. That’s where we come in. Our caregivers are well-trained in providing personalized care to our patients, especially to people living with diabetes.