SOURCE DOCUMENTATION: Robert Rizza, MD,
president-elect, American Diabetes Association; professor of medicine, division
of endocrinology, diabetes, nutrition, and metabolism, Mayo Clinic, Rochester,
Minn. American Diabetes Association. National Institute of Diabetes and
Digestive Kidney Diseases.
THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE.
It is intended for general informational
purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a
substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should
not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional
medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the
WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call
your doctor or dial 911.