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  • Diabetes and Nutrition
  • Department
  • Mayo Regional Hospital
Mayo Regional Hospital
  • Suite 400 Medical Office Building
  • 891 West Main Street Dover-Foxcroft , ME
  • 207-564-4416

 


Hours:

  • Monday thru Friday:
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Closed Saturday & Sunday

Contact:

  • Phone: 207-564-4416
  • Fax: 207-564-4475
  • Diabetes Nutrition
  • Suite 400 Medical Office Building
  • 891 West Main Street
  • Dover-Foxcroft , ME 04426

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Diabetes and Nutrition Department


Mayo Hospital Diabetes and Nutrition Department

What is Diabetes?

For energy, our bodies change the food we eat into a sugar called glucose. Our bloodstream then carries glucose to our cells. A hormone called insulin helps get glucose into the cells where it can be used for energy.

Diabetes occurs when the body doesn't produce enough insulin or use it properly. When glucose cannot enter the cells, it builds up in the bloodstream. Over time, high blood glucose levels can damage the heart, blood vessels, kidneys, eyes and nerves, leading to serious health problems.

Are you at risk for Diabetes?


Anyone can develop Diabetes. It is more common among African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans or Pacific Islanders.

You are at risk if:

Diabetes and Nutrition Center goals:

Diabetes and Nutrition Center services:

Support Groups:

Support groups for persons with diabetes or living with someone with diabetes:
Dover-Foxcroft, third Monday of the month, 1-2 p.m. in the library at Mayo Regional Hospital;
Dexter, second Thursday of the month, 3-4 p.m. at Dexter Health Care.


Diabetes and Nutrition Center staff:
  • Diabetes Educators
  • Jody Annis, RN, BSN