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Diabetes Month -- 2022

FCMG joins health professionals around the U.S. in recognizing November as National Diabetes Awareness Month.

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when a person's blood glucos -- also called blood sugar -- is too high. This condition affects about 37 million Americans, including adults and youth. Additionally, Diabetes can damage the eyes, kidneys, nerves, and heart, and is linked to some types of cancer.

The focus of this year awareness effort is on the team-based approach to managing diabetes -- with YOU at its center.

Please take a look at the video below (from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and visit their very informative website to learn more about, prevent, manage, and learn your risk of suffering from Diabetes.

AND, of course, speak to your FCMG provider!