Diabetes

Diabetes Program at Bronson South Haven

We provide support and education to those living with diabetes as well as their family and friends. Your doctor can make a referral for you and a support person to attend classes that give you the tools to better manage your disease process. Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for years, this class is a great way to get back on track and get updated on the latest information about diabetes care. To schedule an appointment, call 269-637-5271 ext. 2781 or visit www.bronsonsouthhaven.com to learn more.

 

Common Diabetes Meds May Raise Odds for Amputation

MONDAY, Oct. 1, 2018 -- People with type 2 diabetes who are taking common drugs called diuretics may be at a significantly increased risk of losing a foot or leg, according to a new French study.

Researchers found that taking a diuretic raised the odds of having an amputation, or requiring an angioplasty or bypass, by 75 percent or more, compared with those not using the medicines.

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