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Unnati Patel, MD, MSc

Unnati Patel, MD, MSc (Family Medicine)

Dr.Patel serves as Center Medical Director and a Primary Care Physician at Oak Street Health in Arizona. She graduated from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine prior to working in clinical research focused on preventive medicine at the University of Illinois and the University of Nevada. Dr. Patel earned her MSc in Global Health from Georgetown University, during which she worked with the WHO in Sierra Leone and Save the Children in Washington, D.C. She went on to complete her Family Medicine residency in Chicago at Norwegian American Hospital before completing a fellowship in Leadership in Value-based Care in conjunction with the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, where she earned her MBA. Dr. Patel’s interests include health tech and teaching medical students and she currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Arizona School of Medicine.

Hidetaka Hamasaki, MD

Hidetaka Hamasaki, MD (Endocrinology)

Dr. Hamasaki graduated from the Hiroshima University School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Medicine, Jichi Medical University. He completed his residency at the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital and the Department of Internal Medicine, Kohnodai Hospital, National Center for Global Health and Medicine. He has served in the National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital and Kohnodai Hospital and joined Hamasaki Clinic in April 2017. Dr. Hamasaki specializes in diabetes and treats a wide range of internal medicine and endocrine disorders.

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What is Diabetes Mellitus?

A disease where blood sugar levels are abnormally high due to issues with insulin production or resistance. Often, there are no symptoms until the condition worsens, so regular screening is important. Over time, high sugar levels can cause many complications affecting the nervous system, heart, eyes and kidneys.

Typical Symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus

  • I am taking or have taken oral diabetes medication

  • I have been told that I stop breathing for a while when I am asleep

  • History of diabetes requiring medications

  • Taking steroids

  • Tingling or pricking numbness in the legs even when keeping still

  • Hospitalization history for diabetes mellitus

  • Double vision

  • Currently seeing a doctor or on followup for diabetes melllitus

Doctor's Diagnostic Questionson Diabetes Mellitus

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this disease:

  • Have you taken oral medication for diabetes?

  • Do you stop breathing when sleeping?

  • Have you ever been treated for diabetes?

  • Are you currently taking steroids?

  • Do you see double?

Treatmentof Diabetes Mellitus

Treatment starts with lifestyle changes such as exercise and a balanced diet with whole grain food. The doctor may prescribe pills and insulin injections to control blood sugar levels. Regular appointments and foot/eye screening are important to detect potential problems from diabetes.

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References

  • Banday MZ, Sameer AS, Nissar S. Pathophysiology of diabetes: An overview. Avicenna J Med. 2020 Oct 13;10(4):174-188. doi: 10.4103/ajm.ajm_53_20. PMID: 33437689; PMCID: PMC7791288.

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33437689/#:~:text=Diabetes%20mellitus%20is%20a%20chronic,or%20insulin%20action%20or%20both.

  • Sapra A, Bhandari P. Diabetes. 2023 Jun 21. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2023 Jan–. PMID: 31855345.

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31855345/

  • Diabetes - Mayo Clinic

    https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20371444

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Reviewed By:

Unnati Patel, MD, MSc

Unnati Patel, MD, MSc (Family Medicine)

Dr.Patel serves as Center Medical Director and a Primary Care Physician at Oak Street Health in Arizona. She graduated from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine prior to working in clinical research focused on preventive medicine at the University of Illinois and the University of Nevada. Dr. Patel earned her MSc in Global Health from Georgetown University, during which she worked with the WHO in Sierra Leone and Save the Children in Washington, D.C. She went on to complete her Family Medicine residency in Chicago at Norwegian American Hospital before completing a fellowship in Leadership in Value-based Care in conjunction with the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management, where she earned her MBA. Dr. Patel’s interests include health tech and teaching medical students and she currently serves as Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Arizona School of Medicine.

Hidetaka Hamasaki, MD

Hidetaka Hamasaki, MD (Endocrinology)

Dr. Hamasaki graduated from the Hiroshima University School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Medicine, Jichi Medical University. He completed his residency at the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital and the Department of Internal Medicine, Kohnodai Hospital, National Center for Global Health and Medicine. He has served in the National Center for Global Health and Medicine Hospital and Kohnodai Hospital and joined Hamasaki Clinic in April 2017. Dr. Hamasaki specializes in diabetes and treats a wide range of internal medicine and endocrine disorders.

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