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SCRMC HealthBreak | Diabetes Pt. 1- Signs and Symptoms

Posted on February 11, 2019

As many as 40 % of adult Mississippians over the age of 65 have diabetes. There are 2 primary types of diabetes: Type 1 and Type 2. Most patients, most adults have Type 2 diabetes. Most people don’t notice signs and that’s the reason it’s so important to screen. It’s so easy. A simple blood test, even a finger prick blood test can make the diagnosis. South Central Regional Medical Center will offer a free diabetes screening for the community Wednesday, February 20 at South Central Place in Laurel. The screening is free, however, a reservation is required. Call 601-399-0501 to reserve your time. For more information visit