How to Manage Your Diabetes with Ms. Deborah Leggett, FNP of Family Medical Clinic

How to Manage Your Diabetes with Ms. Deborah Leggett, FNP of Family Medical Clinic

Diabetes is a common yet dangerous disease. For today’s episode, Dr. Mike Chua is joined by Ms. Deborah Leggett. She is a family nurse practitioner, (FNP) at the Family Medical Clinic in Jackson TN. Together, they talk about what is Diabetes and its types. What are the different symptoms to watch out for, the medications available, and how to Manage Your Diabetes.

In this episode:
02:10 – Who is Deborah Leggett and what does she do?
03:50 – Deborah discusses what is Diabetes and how to deal with a diabetic.
06:10 – What are the two types of Diabetes?
07:20 – Deborah explains the different ways to check her patients’ sugar levels.
08:40 – What is the normal sugar level for healthy people?
09:50 – Deborah talks about A1C process and how it helps monitor her patients.
11:20 – What are the signs and symptoms of Diabetes?
15:10 – Deborah shares the common ways to manage Diabetes.
17:15 – The benefits of monitoring your blood sugar.
21:21 – Deborah discusses some medication she usually recommends to her diabetic patients.
23:10 – Deborah shares what she learned over the years and how treating Diabetes improved greatly.


45 Hurt St, Trezevant, TN 38258-2505

Deborah’s mobile numbers: (731) 300-2001 / (731) 669-3864



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About the Author

Dr Michael Chua is a physical therapist practising in Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facilities and Acute Care Hospital. His clinical interest involves pain management, geriatrics and dementia management. He enjoys treating patients and bringing out the best in them using positive treatment approaches, his dynamic work setting in a rural area provides an opportunity to treat a wide range from geriatrics to orthopaedics.

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