Have Diabetes? St. Francis Hospital can help.
When you have diabetes, balancing life's many responsibilities can be a challenge. However, with the right skills and information, you can lead an active, healthy and satisfying life. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for years, St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, Missouri, can help.
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes mellitus is a disease that results in blood sugar levels going too high. There are four main types of diabetes:
- Type 1 Diabetes
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Gestational Diabetes
Why is diabetes management so important?
Diabetes is the No. 1 cause of new blindness, non-traumatic amputation of the lower extremities and end-stage kidney disease in the United States. Keeping your blood glucose regulated reduces your risk of developing complications and can lead to a long, healthy life!
SSM Health St. Francis Hospital - Maryville
2016 S. Main Street
Maryville, MO 64468