Diabetes Awareness Month QA1

November 3, 2016

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. According to statistics, more than 29 million Americans in the United States have diabetes. Of those, more than 8 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition.

RajamaniKrishnakumar
Dr. K.K. Rajamani
Rochester Regional Health

Q: What is diabetes?

A: Diabetes is a chronic disease in which too little or no insulin is produced or insulin is produced but cannot be used normally resulting in high levels of sugar in the blood. Common symptoms of diabetes include:

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased urination
  • Increased hunger
  • Blurred vision
  • Dry mouth
  • Itchy skin

  • Wounds that do not heal 

Rochester Regional offers comprehensive diabetes and endocrinology services to help you on your journey to better health. For more information on Rochester Regional Health Diabetes and Endocrinology services available, visit our website.

Recent News

Older woman who can't sleep
Dr. Eric TenBrock explains how to get the right amount of sleep and how to improve the quality of your sleep.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Ask a Doc: How Do I Fall Asleep?

Dr. Eric TenBrock explains how to get the right amount of sleep and how to improve the quality of your sleep.

Read News Article
Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care
The center is pioneering new technology and improving critical care in Rochester.

Monday, October 21, 2019

The Sands-Constellation Center for Critical Care

The center is pioneering new technology and improving critical care in Rochester.

Read News Article
View All Recent News Articles