There are 30 million people in the United States with diabetes, and every one of them needs exceptional diabetes management to keep their blood sugar under control and prevent serious problems like heart disease, kidney disease, neuropathy, and diabetic retinopathy. Kashif Latif, MD, and the team at the AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center offer comprehensive diabetes services for all patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. To schedule an appointment, call the office in Bartlett, Tennessee, or use the online booking system.
Managing your diabetes means taking steps to keep your blood sugar within a normal range. While each person’s management plan is customized to meet their unique health needs, the basics of controlling blood sugar are the same for everyone:
Patients at AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center get all the support they need for diabetes management through ongoing diabetes education, nutrition and weight-loss services, and comprehensive medical care.
AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center is purposefully designed to provide all the care patients with diabetes need in one convenient location. They welcome all patients, whether you want to schedule a consultation for insulin or diabetes management, or you want to have all your diabetes care at the center.
Patients who have their diabetes followed at AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center receive services such as:
They also offer a daily walk-in service for patients who want to learn how to monitor their blood glucose or inject insulin. This service is complimentary to all who need help.
The insulin pump center (IPC) is the first of its kind in the nation. The IPC offers all the services you need to effectively use an insulin pump, from basic teaching about pump therapy to advanced treatment.
Their goal is to provide real-time monitoring and immediate treatment adjustment in order to maintain optimal blood glucose control and avoid diabetes complications. To accomplish this, they monitor patients online and in person.
The team at AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center also offers regularly scheduled educational services, online pump education, and individual sessions that cater to the patient’s schedule and needs.
Diabetes damages nerves and small blood vessels, causing sensation and circulation problems in your feet. These changes increase your risk of developing foot ulcers that are hard to heal and known for causing infections that frequently lead to amputation.
During your foot examination, your provider at AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center examines your feet for signs of wounds, evaluates your vascular and nerve status, treats any problems, and recommends diabetic footwear, if needed.
To learn more about diabetes management, call AM Diabetes & Endocrinology Center or schedule an appointment online.