Diabetes occurs when blood glucose (sugar) levels are higher than normal. That increase is caused by problems with insulin. This hormone helps glucose from the food you eat enter your body’s cells and give you energy. High glucose levels can damage your body. Diabetes is categorized into three basic types.

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Quality Care at Chertow Diabetes Center

The Bruce Chertow Diabetes Center has been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Diabetes Self-Management Education* and Support.