Diabetes is a serious condition that can be successfully managed with medications and diet. Complications from diabetes include: low blood sugar, high blood sugar, skin problems, eye problems, neuropathy, feet problems, ketoacidosis, kidney disease, stomach or intestinal problems, and mental issues.
Diabetic education classes are available at Rhea Medical Center. You can call the scheduling department at 423-775-8636 to sign up for a class or for any questions.
Additional resources related to diabetes are available at: www.diabetes.org.