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SEGMENT: Health with Dr. Paula: Diabetes Alert Day

Doctor Paula Walker King stopped by the morning show to talk more about diabetes. Doctor Paula Walker King stopped by the morning show to talk more about diabetes.
Cheryl Renee gets her blood sugar levels checked. It is best to do this on an empty stomach. Cheryl Renee gets her blood sugar levels checked. It is best to do this on an empty stomach.
Here are the symptoms-warning signs of diabetes Here are the symptoms-warning signs of diabetes

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Tuesday is the American Diabetes Association's Alert Day. Unfortunately, a type 2 diabetes diagnosis often comes 7 to 10 years after the disease's onset.

Doctor Paula Walker-King stopped by the morning show to talk more about the disease.

This is to get people to get their glucose levels checked. Blood sugar levels should be at or around 100.

Diabetes is a disease that is chronic in nature and happens when the body does not produce enough insulin or the body does not respond to the insulin.

Excessive thirst, vision changes, and fatigue are just some of the symptoms of diabetes.

Click here for more information and to take a diabetes test

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