According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects more than 25 million people in the United States. Diabetes affects how the body controls blood glucose (or blood sugar). Diabetes is classified as chronic conditions, type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and reversible conditions, gestational diabetes and prediabetes.
At Merit Health Wesley, the diabetic education program is designed to help you better manage diabetes. We offer information about living with diabetes, including managing medications, increasing physical activity, performing blood glucose testing, taking preventative measures and working to develop better nutrition.
The Diabetes Center at Merit Health Wesley is accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).
The Diabetes Center is located at the Merit Health Wellness Center.
5001 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39402