November 2022 - Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Month!

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the following preventive practices to help people living with diabetes manage their condition and improve their health:

  • Regular A1c testing

  • Annual foot exam

  • Annual eye exam

  • Diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) classes

  • Physical activity

  • Not smoking

  • Daily blood sugar monitoring

WVU Medicine will be hosting 4 Diabetes Awareness Month events in November:

Trying to understand what diabetes is? The video link below may help:

What is Diabetes - YouTube

Interested in joining our local Eastern Panhandle Diabetes Coalition | Berkeley Medical Center ( Email Dana DeJarnett for details!

James Rumsey Technical Institute Turkey Trot (

The Annual Turkey Trot will be held on November 24, 2022, at 8:00am.

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