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Diabetes & Endocrinology 

Baylor Health Care System is committed to ongoing research, advanced treatment and the development of management programs to help patients with their diabetes care. Learn more about diabetes, diabetes management and treatment below.

Types & Treatments

A diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes can change your life, but it doesn't have to diminish your quality of life. At Baylor, we teach individuals of every age how to successfully manage diabetes and enhance their overall quality of life.

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Diabetes Educational Programs

Our programs help individuals of all ages learn how to successfully manage diabetes and prevent complications.

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Support For Patients and Families

Baylor offers support groups for patients with diabetes and their families at several locations.

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How Well Do You Know Diabetes?

Feeling lost in your diabetes management or think you know it all? Take a diabetes quiz and find other resources to learn more about this condition.

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Recipe Resources

There are many resources to help you plan your meals. Find our latest here!

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5 Steps to Managing Diabetes

Diabetes affects an estimated 25.8 million people in the Unites States, 90-95 percent of which have type 2 diabetes. While diabetes is a chronic condition that has no known cure, it is a very manageable condition. With diabetes self-management training and a diabetes treatment plan, a full, active and happy life is achievable. Want to find out how to manage your diabetes? Hear from Kim Dickson, RD, certified diabetes educator at Ruth Collins Diabetes Center, in this Good Morning Texas segment.

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Educational Video: A Comprehensive Look at Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex disease. Watch this video to understand what happens in the body to cause diabetes, why insulin is important, how medication can help your body manage diabetes, and why it's important to seek treatment and self-management education.

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Complete Diabetes Care

Baylor provides a comprehensive approach to the care of patients with diabetes. We offer services related to cardiology and pulmonology for heart and lung care, neurology for care of the nervous system, nephrology for kidney care, ophthalmology to prevent vision loss, orthopedics and physical medicine and rehabilitation and podiatry to maintain foot health. Baylor also offers centers that specialize in weight loss surgery and wound care centers for patients with hard-to-heal or no-healing wounds.