Springfield Clinic celebrates World Diabetes Day with new wellness center
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP/WICS) —
Tuesday, the Springfield Clinic celebrated World Diabetes Day with the grand opening of their new Diabetes Wellness Center.
The clinic said they wanted one place for people diagnosed with all types of diabetes to come to get treated and the learn about prevention.
Health experts said diabetes patients can have a variety of health issues and this center can help with anything that they needed.
"We have older people with diabetes, we have younger people with diabetes,” podiatrist Marten Sikorski said. “So we were looking to have a center to be aware of everything relative to diabetes. I do tons of diabetes education every day with diabetic because they have someone listening to them and they want an opinion on that."
Springfield Clinic said prevention is key, especially if you have a family history of diabetes.