We can help you learn to manage your diabetes and avoid the complications associated with the disease. If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes, the Diabetes Education Program at PCHFMC is a valuable resource for you.
At PCHFMC, our diabetes treatments and management programs will guide you through maintaining your diabetes.
Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because they have a deficiency in insulin production, or their body does not respond to insulin production, or both.
There are two types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2.
Your primary care provider can test you for diabetes.
Symptoms include the following, but note that some people have no symptoms:
Depending on if you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, the doctors at Paris Community Hospital can prescribe insulin injections, lifestyle changes, or more to either manage or reduce the effect of diabetes. Your first appointment will consist of an evaluation of your medical history and physical health.
Our diabetes education program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association since 1994. The program teaches diabetes management, which might include lifestyle changes, oral medications, or injections. The education program also offers the following services:
Our team at PCH/FMC will combine efforts with your healthcare provider to provide you with the most effective diabetes management strategies.
Paris Community Hospital
721 East Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
Paris Family Medical Center
727 East Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
Chrisman Family Medical Center
112 W. Madison Ave.
Chrisman, IL 61924