Diabetes is a chronic disease caused by high levels of sugar in your blood.
The most common diabetes is type 2-diabetes, usually found in adults.
Early symptoms of type 2-diabetes are usually subtle and can seem harmless.
Possible signs include:
- Increased thirst or frequent urination
- Weight loss
- Blurred vision
- Slow-healing sores or frequent infections
- Tingling hands and feet
- Red, swollen, and tender gums
Although diabetes cannot be cured, it can be managed -- and even prevented
with proper education.
Through our Ambulatory Care Clinic, The Loretto Hospital offers comprehensive
individualized diabetes clinic which includes: primary care, diabetes
education, medication management, and nutrition management through our
For more information about our Diabetes Clinic, or to schedule an appointment,
please call the Outpatient Center at (773) 854-5475.