Tyler County Hospital
The Diabetes Center

The Diabetes Center

Here at The Diabetes Center of Tyler County Hospital Family Medical Clinic we can help you manage your diabetes.   We teach a comprehensive program geared to your specific needs as a diabetic. Our class curriculum is approved by the American Diabetes Association. Working as part of your healthcare team, your physician, nurse, diabetes educator and registered dietitian will be there to instruct you in every aspect of your diabetes care plan. Our classes are free to TCH Clinic patients. If you feel you could benefit from knowing more about your diabetes, call today to schedule a class.  

104 N. Beech Woodville, TX 75979       409-283-2822

Kelly Knox, LVN
Diabetes Educator

Do You Have Symptoms of Diabetes?

  • Always tired
  • Always thirsty
  • Always hungry
  • Frequent Urination
  • Blurred Vision
  • Wounds that won’t heal
  • Vaginal infections
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Numbness/tingling in feet

If you experience 3 or more symptoms of diabetes, talk to your primary care physician about having a simple blood test to check for diabetes. Diabetes is a condition in which you cannot use your foods you eat properly. While there is no cure for diabetes it is very controllable.

Risk Factors of Diabetes

  • Being overweight
  • Inactivity
  • Family History
  • Being Black, Hispanic, Native American, Asian American
  • Storing fat mainly in abdomen
  • Being 45 or older
  • Having Pre-diabetes (borderline)
  • Having had Gestational diabetes or having had a baby that weighed over 9 pounds

If you have several risk factors of diabetes be sure you talk with your physician about your chances of having diabetes.