Failure to Diagnose Diabetes
Often times people have diabetes are not even aware that they have it. Diabetes can be detected through the testing of the blood sugar levels within the body. When the blood sugar level is high it’s usually a result of the pancreas not producing enough insulin. There are several complications that could occur with a misdiagnosis or not detecting the diabetes soon enough. Many of the complications can easily be prevented through early detection and a properly regimented diet and exercise. Because the complications are so severe it’s very important for physicians to be aware of the proper steps taken to appropriately test their patients for this disease. Sometimes these steps are not taken and at that time it is very important for the physicians to be held responsible and liable for such consequences. It is at this time that the patient must seek the assistance of a seasoned attorney who has decades of experience in handling medical malpractice cases. If you’ve been the victim of a medical malpractice in Delaware, it’s very important that you seek the assistance of an experienced Wilmington, Delaware Medical Malpractice attorney.
Diabetes Misdiagnosis Attorneys Delaware
The Wilmington, Delaware Medical Malpractice Attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni, P.A. have extensive experience handling medical malpractice claims related to a diabetes misdiagnosis. Their Wilmington, Delaware office can be reached at 302-995-6210 and their Baltimore, Maryland office can be reached at 410-385-5612.
Complications of a Misdiagnosis Wilmington Delaware
There are several complications that could arise as a result of the failure to diagnose diabetes. They could be any of the following:
- Limb Amputation Due to Poor Circulation
- Poor Eyesight or Blindness
- Stroke or Heart Attack
- Kidney Disorder or Failure
- Possible Death
Contact a Wilmington Delaware Medical Malpractice Attorney
If you or a loved one has been misdiagnosed for diabetes please call The Law Office of Shelsby & Leoni, P.A. Their Wilmington, Delaware law office can be reached at 302-995-6210 and their Baltimore, Maryland office can be reached at 410-385-5612. You can also click here to email a Dover Delaware Diabetes Misdiagnosis Attorney.
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