Diabetes is a life-long disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood. It can be caused by too little insulin (a hormone produced by the pancreas to regulate blood sugar), resistance to insulin, or both.
There are four major types of diabetes.
Baylor Scott & White Endocrine Center - Dallas 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 the 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.
We also offer care and programs that specialize in weight loss surgery and wound care centers for patients with hard-to-heal or no-healing wounds.