Did you know diabetes affects these 5 body parts?

Did you know diabetes affects these 5 body parts?

“Diabetes is often discovered through routine blood tests long before any symptoms develop, which is why it is so important to have your regular checkups with your primary care physician,” says Dr. Jenny Ukena, endocrinologist at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago.

“This way, we can make the diagnosis early and prevent any complications from high blood sugar.”

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Brittany Hunter
Brittany Hunter

Brittany Hunter, health enews contributor, is a specialist of public affairs and marketing at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. She has a degree in Journalism from Ohio University and experience in communications, marketing and public strategies. She loves going to concerts, reading and exploring the city.