More than 9 percent of Americans live with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Despite its prevalence, diabetes is frequently misunderstood. People often misinterpret or miss signs and symptoms, delaying diagnosis.
Marissa Leslie, MD, psychiatrist and medical director for Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services in Rockville, provides answers to commonly asked questions about teenagers and mental illness.
Mary Pugh of St. Mary’s County was inspired to make a gift in appreciation to Adventist HealthCare after witnessing the care that her daughter, Joanne Sprague, received following a devastating motor vehicle accident.