SHELBYVILLE – HSHS Good Shepherd and Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group bringing awareness to diabetes during the month of November.

Joslin Diabetes Center Affiliate at HSHS Medical Group, physicians, advanced practice clinicians, dieticians and certified diabetic educators provide services to the HSHS Good Shepherd Specialty Clinic via telehealth twice a month for patients who have diabetes in the Shelbyville community.

There are very few centers in the world that are 100 percent devoted to diabetes research and Joslin is one of them.

“Education is power over diabetes. When patients truly understand their condition, they can prevent many of its complications,” said Melissa Schutz, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, CHWC (Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetic Educator).

If you are having any of the following symptoms, please make an appointment with your primary care doctor:

Being very thirsty.

Frequent urination.

Weight loss.

Increased hunger.

Blurry vision.

Extreme unexplained fatigue.

Irritability.

Tingling or numbness in hands or feet.

Frequent skin, bladder or gum infections.

Wounds that don’t heal.

For more information, visit www.hshsgoodshepherd.org/Patients-and-Guests/Visiting-Specialist-Clinic-Schedule

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