Risk Factors for Diabetes

Risk Factors for Diabetes

  • Family history
  • Overweight
  • Inactive lifestyle
  • Improper balance of foods in the diet

Diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease that can be managed effectively in most cases. If you are ready to minimize the effects of diabetes, the team of professionals at Hocking Valley Community Hospital will help make it easier for you.

Nearly 21 million Americans have Diabetes. Are you one of them?
Symptoms include:

  • Excessive urination
  • Excessive thirst
  • Unexpected weight loss
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Poor wound healing

If you have any of the above symptoms, are 45, overweight or have a family history of diabetes ask your physician to refer you for an assessment by our Certified Diabetes Educators.