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Diabetes

​​​​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, health​​​​y and satisfying life. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for years, St. Fran​​cis 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
  • Pre-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!

Our Location

SSM Health St. Francis Hospital - Maryville
2016 S. Main Street
Maryville, MO 64468
660-562-7966
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