Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Know the signs of diabetes to get help you need

HSHS St. Francis Hospital and Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group are educating the community about diabetes prevention and management during National Diabetes Awareness Month observed each year in response to growing concerns about the rise of diabetes around the world.

According to the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), more than 463 million adults throughout the world currently have diabetes. That equates to one in 11 people living with the disease. Most cases of diabetes are type 2 diabetes, which is largely preventable through regular physical activity and a healt...


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