Vein Disease Care

Are you seeking effective solutions for vein disease while managing diabetes? At Kennedy Health, we specialize in providing comprehensive vein disease care, addressing the unique needs of individuals, including those with diabetes. Our skilled medical professionals are dedicated to diagnosing and treating various vein conditions, ensuring effective management strategies tailored to your specific health requirements.

Vein Disease and Its Link to Diabetes

Vein disease refers to a range of conditions that affect the blood vessels, impairing their function and potentially leading to various health issues. In individuals with diabetes, vein disease can be exacerbated due to elevated blood sugar levels, which can impact blood vessel health and circulation. This increases the risk of developing complications like varicose veins, retinopathy, nephropathy, neuropathy, atherosclerosis, stroke, and peripheral artery disease.

Types of Conditions and Their Symptoms

  • Varicose Veins: Enlarged and twisted veins, usually in the legs, causing discomfort, pain, and swelling.
  • Retinopathy: Damage to the blood vessels in the retina, leading to vision problems and potential blindness.
  • Nephropathy: Kidney damage due to blood vessel impairment, resulting in decreased kidney function and fluid retention.
  • Neuropathy: Nerve damage that can lead to numbness, tingling, and pain, especially in the feet and hands.
  • Atherosclerosis: Narrowing and hardening of arteries due to plaque buildup, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.
  • Stroke: Reduced blood flow to the brain, causing sudden weakness, paralysis, and other neurological symptoms.
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Reduced blood flow to the limbs, resulting in pain, numbness, and reduced mobility.

Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Our comprehensive vein disease care includes accurate diagnoses and effective treatments:
  • Medical Evaluation: Thorough medical history and physical examination to identify risk factors and symptoms.
  • Imaging Tests: Non-invasive techniques such as ultrasounds and Doppler scans to assess blood flow and identify abnormalities.
  • Lifestyle Modifications: Managing diabetes through diet, exercise, and glucose control to reduce the impact on vein health.

Contact Info

Let us know how we can help you feel better today.

(302) 476-2978

Office Location

6 Sharpley Road
Wilmington, DE 19803 


Office Hours

Mon-Thurs : 9am - 6:30pm
Fri : Specialty Procedures
Sat-Sun: Closed

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Non-Invasive Treatment Options

  • Compression Therapy: Wearing compression stockings or garments to improve blood circulation and alleviate symptoms.
  • Sclerotherapy: Injection of a solution into affected veins to shrink and close them, improving appearance and reducing discomfort.
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT): Laser energy is used to heat and seal diseased veins, redirecting blood flow to healthier vessels.
  • Radiofrequency Ablation: Using radiofrequency energy to heat and close damaged veins, promoting better blood circulation.
  • Angioplasty and Stenting: Minimally invasive procedures to widen narrowed blood vessels and restore blood flow.
  • Lifestyle Management: Weight management, regular exercise, and smoking cessation to reduce the risk of further vein complications.
At Kennedy Health, we prioritize patient education and personalized care, working closely with you to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that addresses your specific vein conditions while considering your diabetes management. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and explore the non-invasive treatment options available to help you find relief, regain comfort, and enhance your overall well-being. Trust our expertise and commitment to your health as we guide you on the path to healthier veins and improved quality of life.