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National Diabetes Awareness Month

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National Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes is an epidemic.  The statistics are staggering with millions at risk.  November is the month to educate yourself about it, its symptoms, how it affects a people, and know your risks.  The American Diabetes Association has a great website with facts about prediabetes, Type 1, Type 2, and what Covid-19 with diabetes looks like.  Their mantra this year is We Stand Greater Than Diabetes.  They also provide some links for Live cooking and fitness events related to diabetes.  Did you know that if you don’t get your diabetes under control, you won’t heal well from surgery?  This is why your overall health must be checked before Dr. Bents or Dr. Van Horne can do any orthopedic surgery on you.  Educate yourselves Southern Oregon and check it out:

https://www.diabetes.org/greaterthan

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