Listen as Adriana Maldonado-Brem, MD, dispels four of the most common myths about diabetes. As a practicing endocrinologist, she knows firsthand the questions and fears experienced by newly diagnosed patients and their families.
Do you know the answers to these questions?
- Will taking candy off the menu keep blood sugar under control?
- Is diabetes inevitable once your body shows evidence of glucose intolerance?
- Does taking insulin mean your health is gone?
- Is diabetes a death sentence?
With the guidance of Dr. Maldonado-Brem and her team, patients are able to move past these and other misconceptions to gain control over their blood sugar and regain a better quality of life.
About Dr. Maldonado-Brem
Dr. Maldonado-Brem, director of Robinwood Endocrinology, is certified by the American Board of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. She earned her medical degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, then completed a residency in internal medicine at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. She also completed a fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington, D.C.