Benefits of Holistic Care for Diabetes

A whopping 34.2 million people in the US have diabetes, and an anticipated 1.5 million more will develop it in the coming year. What’s more, 88 million adults suffer from a separate condition called prediabetes; this puts them at a greater risk for developing diabetes.

Oklahomans who live near Tulsa, Oklahoma, can partner with the team at Grassroots Healthcare to help manage their diabetes. Our team prioritizes natural treatments and holistic care to halt your prediabetes from progressing and to help you treat your diabetes with minimal medications. 

Understanding diabetes

Glucose is the main energy source for your body. It comes from food that you eat that breaks down into blood sugar. It works in conjunction with the hormone insulin, which carries glucose to your cells. You develop a chronic illness called diabetes when you can’t make or properly use insulin, which causes your blood sugar to stay persistently high. 

Types of diabetes

There are three types of diabetes:

No matter which type of diabetes you have, the telltale symptoms include frequent urination, excessive thirst, dry mouth, unexplained weight loss, blurred vision, extreme hunger, slow-healing sores, chronic fatigue, and a proclivity to infections. If you experience some of all of these symptoms, turn to our team for a full evaluation.

Benefits of holistic care for diabetes 

The typical treatment for diabetes is pharmaceutical drugs, but the team at Grassroots Healthcare is passionate about helping you find alternative natural solutions to the disease. We take a comprehensive approach to your health by factoring in your health history, genetic makeup, symptoms, and current condition. Equipped with a complete picture of your unique needs, we customize a holistic treatment plan that focuses on:

When you approach your diabetes holistically, the benefits quickly mount up. Some of the major improvements are that it lowers your risk for:

During your care, we use extensive testing to monitor your blood sugar levels and track your progress so you’ll always know how you’re doing. Learn more about how we can use holistic care to help you control and manage your diabetes. Call us today or use our online scheduling feature to book your appointment now. 

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