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Diabetes Nutrition Education Program

Perry County Memorial Hospital has a Diabetes Nutrition Education Program staffed by a clinical dietician. A physician order is needed to participate.

Diabetes Nutrition Education

  • Carbohydrate Counting
  • Meal Planning
  • Strategies for Lowering Blood Glucose Levels

Diabetes is a lifetime illness. It is extremely important to be aware of the symptoms of diabetes and to consult with your physician should you develop any symptoms.

Symptoms May Be:

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased hunger
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Numbness
  • Slow healing of cuts and sores
  • Frequent infections
  • Dry itchy skin