November 14th Is World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is an official United Nations Day set on the birthday of
Sir Frederick Banning who first isolated insulin in 1921.
Did You Know?
Diabetes is a condition where your body cannot manage sugar.
It causes heart and kidney failure, blindness and amputations.
One in every two people with diabetes is undiagnosed.
Early diagnosis and treatment is key to helping prevent or delay life-threatening complications.
Diabetes is manageable through daily treatment, regular monitoring, a healthy lifestyle and ongoing education. Family support is key.
If You Have Any Of These Symptoms,
You May Have Diabetes:
Increased thirst, especially in the night
Increased Urination
Increased Appetite
Weight Loss
Who is at risk of Diabetes?
Overweight: Anyone over 220lbs
Over 45 Years Old
Family History of Diabetes
Physically Active Less Than 3 Times Per Week
Testing for Diabetes is a simple blood sugar test
that can be done in your IMA Provider’s office.
To schedule an appointment with your IMA Provider, Please Call the Office or Visit The Patient Portal.