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How much does a visit cost to get treatment for Diabetes?

Physician Visit
One-time visit with a physician for diagnosis, treatment, Rx, labs, referrals, and doctor’s notes.
Copay or $129 without insurance.
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See the first available physician, or schedule a visit with a physician you like.
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Chat with our customer support whenever necessary. They are here for you 24/7.
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Get a doctor’s excuse and/or clearance for your school or work if needed.
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You can request a refund after your visit if we are unable to provide care.
Having a visit does not guarantee a medication will be ordered or refilled. It is clinicians’ professional decision. It is prohibited by law to prescribe or refill controlled substances via virtual visits. Your provider may recommend follow-up care, including additional services that may not be included in visit price.

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Diabetes Treatment Online

Diabetes is a chronic and life-long condition caused by a lack of insulin, or the body’s inability to use it properly. When someone has diabetes, their bodies have difficulty regulating glucose levels in the blood. This can lead to serious health complications, such as heart and kidney disease, stroke, nerve damage, eye problems, and other conditions.

Diabetes is most commonly diagnosed in adults over 45 years old and can also affect young people. It is estimated that more than 345 million people around the world are living with the condition. There are two main types of diabetes: type 1, which most commonly affects children and adolescents; and type 2, which is typically seen later in life.

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes most commonly affects children and adolescents, although adults can be affected by it as well. The primary cause of type 1 diabetes is the autoimmune destruction of pancreatic beta cells, resulting in an absolute lack of insulin production.

Risk factors for developing type 1 diabetes include genetic predisposition, virus exposure, and environmental triggers such as diet. As with other chronic diseases, there is no single cause for this condition but rather a combination of these and other factors that interact to produce the disease.

Treatment for type 1 diabetes usually involves managing blood sugar levels through frequent monitoring and the administration of insulin injections or pumps. An individual diagnosed with type 1 diabetes must also follow a strict dietary plan to ensure proper nutrition; exercise regularly; take medications, if any; and maintain regular doctor’s visits for checkups on their progress. With consistent treatment, proper management, and lifestyle modifications, individuals with type 1 diabetes can live healthy lives without long-term complications from their condition.

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, accounting for 90-95% of all diagnosed cases. It typically affects adults over 45 years old, although it is increasingly being seen in younger people as well.

Risk factors for type 2 diabetes include a family history of the condition, age, obesity, lack of physical activity, unhealthy diet, being African American or Hispanic/Latino ethnicity, and gestational diabetes.

Treatment may involve medications such as metformin to help regulate sugar levels, along with lifestyle modifications including a healthy diet, regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy weight throughout adulthood, controlling cholesterol and triglyceride numbers, limiting alcohol consumption, and quitting smoking.

With proper management—through medication and lifestyle changes—people with type 2 diabetes can effectively reduce their risk for health complications related to the condition. However, consistent monitoring of blood sugar levels is essential for staying on top of symptoms and making sure they don’t get out of control.

Symptoms of Diabetes

Diabetes is considered a “silent” disease because its symptoms often go unnoticed until the condition has progressed. Common signs and symptoms of diabetes include:

  • Frequent urination
  • Increased thirst and hunger
  • Blurred vision
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Slow-healing sores or cuts
  • Numbness in the hands or feet
  • Tingling sensations in the hands and feet

How Is Diabetes Treated?

The goal of treating diabetes is to keep blood sugar levels within a healthy range. This can be done through medications, lifestyle modifications, and other treatments. Different types of diabetes may require different treatments.

There are several classes of medications used to treat diabetes, including insulin and oral medicines. Some of the most popular oral medications include:

  • Metformin: Metformin is often the first-line treatment for type 2 diabetes. It helps regulate blood sugar levels and can reduce the risk of cardiovascular events.
  • Glimepiride: Glimepiride is an oral medication used to lower blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
  • Glipizide: Glipizide is a short-acting sulfonylurea that helps control blood sugar levels.
  • Pioglitazone: Pioglitazone is an oral medicine used to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Can Diabetes Be Treated Online?

Yes, many people with diabetes are successfully managing their disease with the help of online healthcare providers. Online doctors can provide personalized care and treatment plans that are tailored to your individual needs and online prescriptions and refills for diabetes medication. They can also provide education and support through virtual appointments.

How Can DrHouse Help You Manage and Treat Diabetes?

DrHouse is an online healthcare platform that lets you make on-demand online doctor visits 24/7. So you don’t have to wait for an in-office appointment and can get the help you need right away.

Our board-certified clinicians can provide personalized tips and advice to help you manage your diabetes. Our experienced healthcare professionals can provide personalized care and treatment plans tailored to your individual needs. We also offer online prescriptions and refills for diabetes medications, so you don’t have to leave the comfort of your home to get the medications you need.

For those living with diabetes, DrHouse is here to provide the care and support you need to stay healthy. With our online services, you can access quality healthcare and support and get your diabetes treated online from the comfort of your home.

Content on the DrHouse website is written by our medical content team and reviewed by qualified MDs, PhDs, NPs, and PharmDs. We follow strict content creation guidelines to ensure accurate medical information. However, this content is for informational purposes only and not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For more information read our medical disclaimer.

Always consult with your physician or other qualified health providers about medical concerns. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay seeking it based on what you read on this website.

If you are experiencing high fever (>103F/39.4C), shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, chest pain, heart palpitations, abnormal bruising, abnormal bleeding, extreme fatigue, dizziness, new weakness or paralysis, difficulty with speech, confusion, extreme pain in any body part, or inability to remain hydrated or keep down fluids or feel you may have any other life-threatening condition, please go to the emergency department or call 911 immediately.

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Frequently asked questions

  • DrHouse offers a wide array of telehealth services tailored to meet diverse patient needs.

    Our primary services include urgent care and primary care consultations, which cover immediate medical assistance for non-life-threatening conditions as well as comprehensive healthcare for chronic and ongoing medical concerns.

    We also provide specialized condition-based services, including dermatology appointments, men’s health, and women’s health visits.

    Our team of licensed physicians has expertise in various medical fields to ensure that we can address a wide range of patient needs effectively and efficiently.

  • DrHouse operates on the principles of convenience, accessibility, and quality healthcare. Our telehealth platform is designed to provide on-demand doctors’ visits for urgent care needs, sparing you the hassle of prolonged waiting periods and ensuring timely medical assistance.

    Using DrHouse is a straightforward process. All you need to do is follow a few easy steps:

    • Download the DrHouse telehealth app on your mobile device.
    • Create an account by providing basic information and medical history.
    • Start an on-demand virtual video consultation with one of our licensed physicians.
    • Discuss your medical needs and concerns with one of our physicians.
    • A doctor will review your medical history, symptoms, and current medications (if any) to create a personalized treatment plan.
    • If necessary, a doctor will electronically send a prescription to your chosen pharmacy.

    For more information visit our “How DrHouse Works” page.

  • During your virtual consultation with a DrHouse physician, you will have the opportunity to discuss your medical needs and concerns.

    The consultation will consist of a video call where the physician will assess your medical history and ask you questions about your symptoms and any other relevant information. This is to ensure that the physician has all the necessary information to make an informed decision about your treatment plan.

    The physician may also request additional information or diagnostic tests, such as blood work or imaging if needed.

    You can also ask any questions or clarify any doubts you may have about your condition or medication. Our physicians are happy to address any concerns you may have.

    Once the physician has assessed your needs, they will create a personalized treatment plan, which may include prescribing medication or recommending further medical care.

  • At DrHouse, we understand the value of your time and health, which is why our on-demand urgent care service is designed to work quickly and efficiently. From the moment you request a consultation, it takes only up to 15 minutes to see a doctor.

  • Yes, physicians at DrHouse can prescribe almost any medication, including refills, that is not classified as a controlled substance. DrHouse physicians also will not prescribe Gabapentin, medical marijuana, muscle relaxants, or HRT medications. It’s crucial to note that the prescription of any medication is purely at the discretion of our healthcare professionals.

    They will assess your medical history, symptoms, and current medications to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for you. If your physician believes that a certain medication is necessary for your well-being, it will be prescribed.

  • Absolutely, it is safe to use DrHouse. We are committed to ensuring the highest standards of patient safety and privacy.

    All our providers are highly qualified US-based physicians and often affiliated with major hospitals. They are board-certified and from the top U.S. medical schools with an average of 20 years of experience.

    We strictly adhere to HIPAA regulations, ensuring your personal and medical information is kept secure and confidential. Also, we comply with all applicable state and federal laws related to telehealth and the prescribing and refilling of medications.

    Therefore, you can rest assured knowing that your safety and privacy are our top priorities when you use DrHouse’s services.

  • DrHouse strives to provide accessible and affordable telehealth services. DrHouse urgent care, primary care, and specialist visits are $129 or your copay. This includes everything from your initial consultation through to the prescription of your medication.

    The cost of a doctor’s visit may be covered fully by your insurance. A typical copay is around $25. We recommend checking with your insurance provider to understand the extent of your coverage for telehealth services.

    To learn more about how much DrHouse costs, visit our pricing page.

  • Yes, DrHouse accepts most major insurances, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, and Medicare. The extent of coverage may vary depending on your individual plan.