fbpx
Menu
    • NOVEMBER 13, 2019
    PMC Expands to Care for Diabetic Patients

    PMC Expands to Care for Diabetic Patients

    Another program offered for diabetics at PMC is the free Diabetes Support Group. Not only do those in attendance share their experiences with each other, they also exchange recipes, talk about their successes, and learn how to make better food choices in daily life. “Support Group is always a blessing to me, as a teacher

    • MARCH 25, 2019
    Keep Your Diabetes in Check

    Keep Your Diabetes in Check

    Since the year 2000, diagnosed diabetes among adults has more than doubled in Kentucky. This disease affects over 530,000 Kentuckians. The Big Sandy region of Kentucky has a much higher rate of diabetes, as reported by Kentucky Public Health. The state average is 13.1 percent, or one in every eight adults. Surprisingly, 17.4 percent of

    • NOVEMBER 27, 2018
    PMC Grows to Meet the Needs of Diabetics

    PMC Grows to Meet the Needs of Diabetics

    Diabetes is the sixth leading cause of death in Kentucky. According to the Kentucky Area Development District Profiles, the Big Sandy area has a concentrated population of diabetes, compared to the rest of the state. Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) has many programs in place to educate and support its diabetic patient population. These programs are