The number of Americans diagnosed with diabetes is growing exponentially each year. Actually in 25 years, diabetes will double in the US. Even more devastating is the increasing percentage of diabetics who are not properly managing their diabetes. Many are led to believe that simply relying on oral medications is enough to combat their disease. Others rely on physicians who do not have enough background in diabetes to adequately treat their patients.
Dr. Frank knows that non-insulin drugs are not the end-all, be-all answer to taking care of diabetes. Dr. Frank's twenty-five years of experience with diabetes has taught him that managing diabetes requires a team effort between the doctor and patient. At his office, patients are treated like partners in their health care. Our practice feels that maintaining open communication between the patient and physician is essential to good diabetes control.