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Hospital Update


August 27, 2020

In a 2018 study, Garfield County was found to have the highest percentage of diabetic patients in the state, per capita. Diabetes occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high.

Over time, having too much glucose in your blood can cause health problems like heart disease, nerve damage, eye problems, and kidney disease. Precautions can be taken to prevent diabetes or manage...

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