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Extreme Thirst and Blurry Vision Are Potential Diabetes Symptoms.

Extreme Thirst and Blurry Vision Are Potential Diabetes Symptoms.

Diabetes is a disease in which the body is unable to properly use glucose for energy. Poorly managed diabetes can lead to a host of long-term complications including heart attacks, strokes, blindness, kidney failure, nerve damage and limb amputation. Some of the symptoms of diabetes can include:

+ Extreme thirst

+ Frequent urination

+ Unexplained weight loss

+ Increased hunger

+ Blurry vision

+ Irritability

+ Tingling numbness in hands or feet

+ Non-healing sores or wounds

+ Extreme fatigue


Doctors Community Hospital’s Joslin Diabetes Center can help! As the only multidisciplinary diabetes program in Prince George’s County and accredited by the American Diabetes Association, our program provides comprehensive, professional and personalized care.

+ Experienced endocrinologists

+ Certified diabetes educators

+ Registered dietitians

+ Innovative diagnostic tests

Also, Doctors Community Hospital’s Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine helps people receive comprehensive evaluations and advanced treatments for non-healing diabetic ulcers – all available at one convenient location.

For a free diabetes educational brochure, call 301-DCH-4YOU (301-324-4968).


Doctors Community Hospital

Joslin Diabetes Center

8100 Good Luck Road

North Building, 5th Floor

Lanham, Maryland 20706

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