Chickasaw Nation Division of Health: Experts Battle Diabetes

Dr. Judy Goforth Parker

The Chickasaw Nation Medical Center is staffed with a team of experienced professionals to provide quality care, and experts in the health issues that particularly affect Native Americans, such as diabetes.

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What is Diabetes?

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Diabetes is a disease characterized by high blood glucose levels.

Diabetes: Diagnosis and Early Testing

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Type 2 diabetes used to be associated with adults but it has become more prevalent in younger and younger children over recent years.

Warning Signs of Diabetes

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The warning signs of diabetes will often sneak up on a person.

Treatment for Diabetes

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Patients with diabetes must control and manage their blood sugar for an optimal recovery, which is why prognosis varies from patient to patient.

Diabetes is Not Our Destiny

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Join us on this mission for health, and make simple lifestyle changes to prevent diabetes from becoming a part of your destiny.