Diabetes in Tauranga
Diabetes in Tauranga is a disease characterised by
high blood glucose levels
. Normally, these levels are controlled by
, a hormone produced by the pancreas. There are three main types of diabetes:
Type 1 Diabetes in Tauranga
is usually diagnosed early in life.
Type 2 Diabetes in Tauranga
is the most common form of diabetes and usually occurs in adulthood. For many people (but not all) it can be prevented through living a healthy lifestyle.
Gestational Diabetes in Tauranga
develops during pregnancy in a woman who does not have diabetes. An
is a diabetes specialist and often works with a team with allied health professionals including nurse practitioners, dieticians, primary care and exercise physiologists to manage diabetes. Although diabetes is a chronic condition, it can be controlled.
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Southern Cross Health Insurance Affiliated Provider for Consultations
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Dr Kingsley Nirmalaraj is a Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician working at Tauranga Hospital and in private practice at Suite 9 Promed House, Tauranga . . .