Why Should I See an Endocrinologist If I Have Diabetes?

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I always recommend to my patients, my friends, family members that if they have new onset diabetes, if they were recently diagnosed with diabetes, they should really try to see an endocrinologist. Endocrinologists specialize in diabetes, and metabolism, and know a lot more about issues that are affected by diabetes such as blood sugars, such as nutrition, exercise, recent medications.

So when possible, everyone should see an endocrinologist early on, or if the diabetes changes, if all of a sudden the blood sugars are no longer controlled, or if they tend to dip down more often, that's when a consultation could be very useful.