Page ContentDiabetes Care Video Gallery Diabetes Care: Tips to Get You Started Getting started with managing prediabetes or diabetes is the first hurdle to clear. Believe it or not, there are several simple lifestyle changes you can make that could have a huge payoff. Kelsey-Seybold’s Dr. Victor Simms, Dr. Stephen Thomas, Dr. Linda Ly, and Certified Diabetes Educator Ann Young offer their tips. The Ravaging Effects of Diabetes on Your Body Diabetes has the potential to affect every blood vessel within the body. Kelsey-Seybold’s Dr. Victor Simms, Dr. Linda Ly, and Dr. Stephen Thomas have seen close up what happens when diabetes isn’t well managed. A Physician’s Personal Journey with Diabetes Kelsey-Seybold’s Dr. Stephen Thomas shares his experience with prediabetes and his approach to managing his condition. He’ll walk you through what he did that enabled him to bring his blood sugar levels back to a healthy range and avoid the progression into diabetes. The Consequences of Diabetes Denial What you do or don’t do after learning you have diabetes affects not just you, but your entire family. Kelsey-Seybold’s Dr. Linda Ly explains the importance of taking diabetes seriously and why you can’t let your guard down when it comes to managing this disease. Barbara Ives: "I Needed to Change My Lifestyle to Manage My Diabetes" Barbara Ives tried to manage her diabetes. She’d do OK for a while and then gradually slide back into old habits. When it was recommended she see a Kelsey-Seybold endocrinologist, diabetes educator, and registered dietitian, she hoped it would help make a difference. And it sure did. Here’s her story. John Ray: 'My Diabetes Wake-up Call' John Ray, like family members before him, has Type 2 diabetes. He witnessed one family member after another struggle with devastating complications: amputation, blindness, neuropathy, heart disease, and death. But it took his diabetic brother’s hospitalization for John to get serious about diabetes. Here’s his story. KNN | Diabetic Neuropathy | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Dr. Desiree Thomas, Neurologist at Kelsey-Seybold Clinic, discusses the relation between diabetes and neuropathy and some tips for prevention. Diabetes 101: What You Should Know | Webinar Wednesday | Kelsey-Seybold Dr. Ly goes over what diabetes is, how to manage it and what you should be doing with it. Diabetes: How to Maintain Healthy Habits | Webinar | Kelsey-Seybold RD Ronda Elsenbrook explains what foods you should include in your diabetic diet, and what exercises you should be doing to manage your diabetes. Houston Certified Diabetes Educator Ann Young Ann Young, RN, CDE, is a Certified Diabetes Educator and cares for her patients at Kelsey-Seybold's Meyerland Plaza and Pasadena clinics. Houston Certified Diabetes Educator Susan Johnson Susan Johnson, BBA, MBA, BSN, CDE, is a Certified Diabetes Educator and cares for her patients at Kelsey-Seybold's Clinic's Main Campus, Meyerland Clinic, Tanglewood Clinic and at the Fort Bend Medical and Diagnostic Center. The Best and Worst Foods for a Diabetes Diet | Webinar Wednesday | Kelsey-Seybold Registered Dietitian, Humaira Maqbool, reviews which foods you should and should not include in a Diabetic diet. Eat This, Not That: Dining Out With Diabetes | Webinar Wednesday | Kelsey-Seybold Registered Dietitian Ronda Elsenbrook, gives tips and advice on how to eat out if you have Diabetes. New Diabetic Treatment Options | Webinar Wednesday | Kelsey-Seybold Kelsey-Seybold physician, Tom Thomas, D.O. talks about the new insulins and diabetic treatments available for diabetic patients. KNN | Healthy Tips For Diabetics Over The Holidays | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Dr. Steffanie Campbell gives 6 tips to help diabetics eat over the holidays. Dr. Campbell's bio: https://www.kelsey-seybold.com/find-a-houston-doctor/internal-medicine/pages/steffanie-campbell.aspx KNN | Importance Of Diabetics Getting The Flu Vaccine | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Dr. Mouzoon explains the importance of the flu vaccine for diabetics. Dr. Mouzoon's bio: https://www.kelsey-seybold.com/find-a-houston-doctor/pediatrician/pages/melanie-mouzoon.aspx KNN | Tips to Help Control Diabetes | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Dr. Patrick Carter, Chief of Family Medicine, gives tips on how to help control diabetes. Dr. Carter's Bio: http://www.kelsey-seybold.com/find-a-houston-doctor/family-medicine/pages/patrick-carter.aspx Webinar | Diabetes | November 2013 | Kelsey-Seybold Webinar | Manage Your Diabetes | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Webinar | Diabetes | The Silent Killer | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic KNN | How to Guide: Glucose Monitor | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Kelsey-Seybold Certified Diabetes Educator, Ann Young RN CDE, explains how to use a glucose monitor and what numbers to look out for. KNN | What is Diabetes? | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Kelsey-Seybold Internal Medicine Physician Dr. Victor Simms explains exactly what diabetes is. Dr. Simms also outlines some helpful prevention tips and treatment options. KNN | Diabetic Foot Care | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Family Medicine Physician Dr. Christine Le discusses the importance of diabetic foot care. KNN | Healthier Food Choices for Diabetics | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Houston dietitian Ali Miller explains why diabetics should be watching their carbohydrates and why. She discusses what exactly each ingredient can do to a diabetics blood sugar level and what the better choices are when eating out. KNN | Restaurant Food Terms to Avoid for Diabetics | Kelsey-Seybold Clinic Houston Chef Monica Pope of Sparrow Bar+Cookshop and dietitian Ali Miller discuss what terms diabetics should avoid on a restaurant menu and what the better alternatives are. Webinar Series: Real Patients, Real Stories - Ep. 1: Meet Lily after a difficult diabetes diagnosis. Get a Quote | http://www.KelseyCare.com/GetaQuote Learn about KelseyCare | http://www.KelseyCare.com Make an Appointment | http://www.Kelsey-Seybold.com/Appointments Kelsey-Seybold Clinic presents Real Patients. Real Stories. Excellence in Diabetes Care When longtime Kelsey-Seybold patient Leallia King was diagnosed with diabetes, her doctor, Chief of Family Medicine Patrick Carter, M.D. helped her manage her treatment, resulting in favorable results in her care. Certification through the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), is achieved as the result of a comprehensive, individualized review process that verifies a physician's adherence to national standards of excellence in caring for patients diagnosed with diabetes. Of the more than 100 physicians in Texas who have earned NCQA certification, Kelsey-Seybold's 72 doctors represent the most for any health care provider in the state.