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Diabetes Mellitus Awareness
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Diabetes Mellitus Awareness

Diabetes Mellitus  November is the month of giving. We celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday and begin shopping for our loved ones for Christmas. We also give back by creating awareness for Diabetes Mellitus (or commonly known as Diabetes). What is Diabetes? According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, “Diabetes is a...

Hypertension Center
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Hypertension Center

At Emed Primary Care Jacksonville, we care about you and your health! If you are suffering from hypertension, we can help find a treatment or solution that can help improve your health. From lifestyle recommendations to medical management, call 904-513-3240 or visit www.EmedPrimaryCare.com to book your appointment.  

What is type 2 diabetes?
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What is type 2 diabetes?

What is type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes happens when your body can’t use insulin the right way or when the pancreas can’t make enough insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body’s cells use sugar (glucose) for energy. It also helps the body store extra sugar in muscle, fat, and liver cells. Without...

Type 1 Diabetes
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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes Type 1 diabetes happens when your pancreas stops making insulin. Insulin is a hormone that helps the body’s cells use sugar (glucose) for energy. It also helps the body store extra energy in muscle, fat, and liver cells. Without insulin, this sugar can’t get into your cells to do its work. It...