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Lisa M. Leontis RN, ANP-C

Adult Nurse Practitioner
Great Neck, NY

About Lisa M. Leontis RN, ANP-C

Lisa M. Leontis RN, ANP-C, is an adult nurse practitioner in NY. She completed her undergraduate education at Molloy College in Rockville Centre, NY, before earning her master's degree in adult primary care nursing at New York University.

Her honors include the Susan D. Hibbard Scholarship, which is awarded for a strong commitment to the advancement of diabetes research.

Articles Written by Lisa M. Leontis RN, ANP-C

What Is Type 2 Diabetes?
Type 2 diabetes occurs when your blood sugar levels become elevated and you develop insulin resistance.
Introduction: Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
People with type 2 diabetes may need to take medications to help control their blood glucose level. There are many options, and this article explains the basics of what’s available, including the newest medications.
Type 2 Diabetes Complications
With type 2 diabetes, you must control your blood glucose level if you want to avoid short- and long-term complications. Hypoglycemia, eye problems (retinopathy), nerve problems (neuropathy), kidney disease, and heart disease can all be prevented.
Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise
When you have type 2 diabetes, you must exercise. You probably heard that the day you were diagnosed. Learn what kinds of exercise to do and how to stick with an exercise plan so that you can better control of your diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes Symptoms and Early Warning Signs
A list of symptoms and warning signs of type 2 diabetes (also called type 2 diabetes mellitus). Many develop gradually because it takes time for your body to develop insulin resistance.
Type 2 Diabetes Prevention: Here's What You Can Do
4 lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and may even reverse T2D.
Type 2 Diabetes: Tips to Lose Weight Successfully
With type 2 diabetes, the benefits of eating better can help you manage your weight, reduce your needs for meds, and control your glucose levels.
Type 2 Diabetes Causes
There are several causes of type 2 diabetes, including genetics and lifestyle choices. Developing type 2 is very dependent on how healthy you are: how well you eat and how physically fit you are. Learn what causes insulin resistance and type 2.
Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin
If your type 2 diabetes symptoms can't be controlled with diet, exercise, and oral medications, you may wish to use insulin. Learn more about your options.
Diabetes Glossary
Diabetes comes with a whole list of new words to learn. This glossary covers the most important terms related to diabetes.
Type 2 Diabetes Facts and Tips
This list of facts and tips about type 2 diabetes provides a quick resource for you as you learn about and live with diabetes.
Combination Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
Your doctor may have you take a combination medication if you have type 2 diabetes: this drug will combine multiple medications to help keep your blood glucose level under control.
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors
Read up on the risk factors associated with type 2 diabetes to know your risk level. Genetics, ethnicity, other health problems, and lifestyle choices can all put you more at risk for getting type 2 diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes FAQ
Get quick answers to the most common questions about type 1 diabetes.
New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes
Researchers are working on better medications to treat type 2 diabetes. Learn about some of the new medications used to control blood glucose levels and prevent diabetes-related complications.

Articles Reviewed by Lisa M. Leontis RN, ANP-C

Type 1 Diabetes and Exercise
Exercise is a vital part of controlling and treating type 1 diabetes. Staying fit and active helps you avoid long-term complications of diabetes. Learn what exercises you should do and how to develop a good exercise plan for you.

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