Over 2,000 emergency room visits a year in Phelps County can be attributed to someones with diabetes.
Did you know?
Heart attacks and strokes strike people with diabetes nearly twice as often as people without diabetes.
Diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in adults.
Diabetes is the leading cause of end stage kidney disease.
*Sources: The American Heart Association and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A gift to the Greatest Needs Fund/Diabetes Initiative supports the costs of diabetic supplies, helps provide supplies for newly diagnosed
patients and aids in patient education.