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​​​​​​​​​​​​​Diabetes Care

The Diabetes Ca​re team at Polk Medical Center works to help diabetes patients successfully manage their condition and is supported by the comprehensive and advanced certified diabetes program of Floyd Medical Center and Floyd Primary Care and Center for Diabetes.

When diagnosed with this chronic condition that affects the way the body metabolizes sugar, it is important to learn how to manage this condition since there is no cure. Healthy eating, exercise and maintaining a healthy weight are some of the ways Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes can be managed. When these actions are not enough, medication or insulin therapy is needed.