The term diabetes mellitus refers to a number of conditions which result in constantly elevated blood sugar (glucose) levels. Most common symptoms include frequent urination and increased thirst. As if left untreated the disease can lead to serious complications (diabetes complications include heart disease, kidney failure, ulcers and [[non-healing wounds]], loss of vision, strokes, amputations, coma, or even death), it is extremely important to begin diabetes treatment once it has been diagnosed.
Modern science identifies 3 types of diabetes:
The diabetes treatment in Israel program begins with a diagnostics stage, during which local specialists will both evaluate the status of your endocrine system and conduct tests to rule out any diabetes-related complications. Listed below are the basic investigations:
All aforementioned investigations will take place at [[Assuta Hospital in Tel Aviv]] and will take 4 working days. Please note, however, that some tests’ results take up to 14 days to complete. A basic treatment protocol will be drafted based on the results of the other exams. It may be subject to change one those tests results are available (we will send you the updated recommendations on diabetes treatment – there is no need for you to stay in Israel for the duration).