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PMC has recently expanded its endocrinology team to accommodate the growing need for endocrinology care and treatment in the region. PMC’s skilled endocrinology team diagnoses, treats and helps patients manage hormone disorders including diabetes (types 1 and 2), hypoglycemia, cholesterol disorders, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism, metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis, parathyroid disease and more.

 

Diabetes, specifically type 2, has greatly affected the health of patients and the communities PMC serves. PMC has implemented several programs to reduce cases of diabetes along with educating and supporting its current diabetic patient population.

 

SERVICES

Diabetes (types 1 and 2)
Hypoglycemia, Cholesterol Disorders
Hyperthyroidism
Hypothyroidism
Diabetes Education
Diabetes Support Groups

 

DIABETES EDUCATION

PMC boasts advanced endocrinology care through the use of new technology. In addition to treating diseases, the PMC Endocrinology Department assists patients through diabetes education and outreach efforts including a free diabetes support group. Those who attend share their experiences, exchange recipes, talk about successes and learn how to make better food choices.

 

The PMC Diabetes Education staff helps patients:

  • Make better decisions about managing diabetes
  • Work with your health care team
  • Learning how to:

– Eat healthy
– Be active
– Check blood sugar (glucose levels)
– Take medications
– Solve problems relating to diabetes
– Cope with the emotional side of diabetes
– Reduce the risk of other health problems

 

PMC Clinic Bldg., 8th Floor
911 Bypass Road, Bldg. A
Pikeville, KY 41501
(606) 430-2208

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