Main Office 850.777.3191
Airport Clinic 850.777.3171
Gulf Breeze Clinic 850.777.3035

Diabetes

ProHealth Medical Care’s health care team can work with you to determine which insulin is best for your body.

Diabetes is one of the fastest growing diseases in our country. In fact, 1.9 million Americans will be diagnosed this year with this chronic, lifelong disease, which is caused by an increase of sugar (glucose) in the bloodstream.

Type 1

Type 1 diabetes means your pancreas can no longer produce insulin to control your sugar levels. It’s usually diagnosed in childhood but can be found later on in life. Daily insulin injections are needed to control glucose levels for Type 1, which are done by the individual with an insulin pen or pump.

Type 2

Type 2 diabetes is the most common type of diabetes and usually, occurs in adulthood. In Type 2 the pancreas either doesn’t make enough insulin to keep the blood glucose normal or the body doesn’t respond well enough to the insulin it is making. Being overweight and not getting enough exercise are primary causes of Type 2 diabetes and it is increasing at an alarming rate in the U.S. Type 2 develops slowly and some people will have no symptoms at all.

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Type 3

With Gestational Diabetes (Type 3), increased blood glucose can develop at any time during pregnancy. Women who develop this type are at increased risk for Type 2 and cardiovascular disease later in life. The good news is that having gestational diabetes does not mean that you had diabetes before pregnancy or that it will continue after you give birth. But, of course, it’s still important to see a physician.

Across the board, the best way to avoid, treat and cure diabetes is learning and applying this knowledge! Utilizing healthcare providers and online resources, such as www.diabetes.org, will keep you armed to fight against diabetes.

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ProHealth Medical Care Walk-In Clinics*

These locations offer Primary Care and Minor Emergency in addition to all other standard services.
*Walk-ins welcome no later than one hour prior to closing.

Pensacola + Medical Care

1100 Airport Blvd Suite B
Pensacola, FL 32504
Phone: (850) 777-3171

Gulf Breeze + Medical Care

1157 Gulf Breeze Pkwy
Gulf Breeze, FL 32561
Phone: (850) 777-3035

ProHealth Lab Work And Testing Facilities

These locations offer standard lab work and testing services.

Pensacola

3298 Summit Blvd Suite 33
Pensacola, FL 32503
Phone: (850) 777-3191

Fort Walton

11 Racetrack Rd. NE Suite D-1
Ft Walton Beach, FL 32547
Phone: (850) 243-2900

Santa Rosa

4942 Hwy 98 Suite #23
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459
Phone: (850) 267-0360

Milton

5825 Hwy 90
Milton, FL 32583
Phone: (850) 626-3430

Crestview

102 Alabama Street Suite B
Crestview, FL 32536
Phone: (850) 689-7592