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Diabetes: Home

What is it?

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Over time, having too much glucose in your blood can cause health problems, such as heart disease, nerve damage, eye problems, and kidney disease. You can take steps to prevent diabetes or manage it.

From: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

WFBH - Lexington Medical Center

Wake Forest Baptist owns Lexington Medical Center so people with diabetes who live in Davidson County have access to LMC and WFBH (Winston-Salem) resources and healthcare providers.

Classes -  offered periodically in Lexington

Diabetes and Endocrinology Center - clinical care and research. Includes how to receive advise/care from certified diabetes nurse educators and nutritionists

WFBH - Winston-Salem

Basics - symptoms, types of management, populations affected

Basics Video - video through EMMI about Type 2 Diabetes, scroll down on this page

FAQs - after diagnosis

Diabetes and Endocrinology Center - clinical care and research. Includes how to receive advise/care from certified diabetes nurse educators and nutritionists

 

Dr. Aloi on Diabetes

Librarian

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Dianne Johnson
Contact:
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Carpenter Library
336-716-3690

Note

Diabetes and Obesity is one of the focus programs at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Since diabetes and obesity can be considered an epidemic in this country, there are many resources about them. This guide serves to highlight just a few. Please continue regular visits and stay engaged with your healthcare professionals.

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