The Memorial Metabolic Institute provides support and education for people diagnosed with diabetes. Our certified diabetes educators help you manage your disease by providing:
Please ask your primary care physician to refer you to the Memorial Metabolic Institute. Our number is 912-350-5800. If you do not have a primary care physician, call MD Connect to schedule an appointment with one of our Memorial Health University Physicians (MHUP) primary care doctors. Calll MD Connect at 912-350-MHUP (6487) or 1-877-287-MHUP (6487).
Facts About DiabetesDiabetes is a serious, chronic disease that affects about 23.6 million adults and children in the United States. Diabetes can affect the eyes, kidneys, nerves, heart, blood vessels, gums, and feet. It can even cause death. The warning signs of type I diabetes are:
The warning signs of type 2 diabetes are:
Early detection, education, and treatment can save your life.
Sandra Brassard, R.D., CDE
Glenda R. Jacobs, R.N., CDE
Cathy Shriver, MHS, MSN, R.N., CDE
Ingrid Stier, BSN, R.N.