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South Central Diabetes Support Group | January 14

Posted on December 30, 2019

South Central Diabetes Support Group Presents Wound Care and Diabetes

Tuesday, January 14 at 1 p.m. | South Central Place

Diabetes is the result of a person’s inability to produce or use insulin, which is a hormone that allows your body to turn sugar, into energy. If your body has difficulty processing glucose, it can lead to high blood sugar levels thus affecting your body’s ability to heal wounds. For people with diabetes, wounds heal slowly and can progress quickly.

South Central Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine can help those suffering with chronic wounds. Rebecca Roberts, DO, Wound Care Medical Specialist, states, “We see a lot of diabetic patients with diabetic foot ulcers, but treatment is also available for those who have a surgical infection or a wound that will not heal.”

South Central Regional Medical Center invites you to attend the South Central Diabetes Support Group on Tuesday, January 14th at 1 p.m. Dr. Roberts will discuss diabetic treatment options available in wound care. South Central Diabetes Support Group is a monthly meeting offered to educate and support individuals with diabetes and caregivers of people who are diabetic. The meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 1 p.m. at South Central Place in Laurel.

For more information about South Central’s Diabetes Education Services, please call 601-426-4934 or visit