“The more you inspire the more people will inspire you.”
Meet Dr. Kerri Kissell
November is American Diabetes Month. It’s a great time to get to know Hancock Internal Medicine’s Dr. Kerri Kissell. As the medical director for endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at Hancock Regional Hospital, Dr. Kissell leads a team of nurses and certified diabetes educators to help people with diabetes treat and manage their condition. Learn more about how she’s making health possible.
Making Health Possible
More than 34 million Americans suffer from diabetes and it’s one of the most common diseases we treat at Hancock Regional Hospital. For American Diabetes Month, Hank is spreading the word on some basics around diabetes. Check out a few of the links below, and find even more helpful content at HealthPossible.org.
At risk? When to get screened for diabetes.
Turkey anxiety? Managing Thanksgiving as a Diabetic.
Get Your Lung Scan
In addition to American Diabetes Month, November is also Lung Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re at risk for lung cancer, it’s never too early to get screened. Fortunately, our Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center has all of the cutting edge technology that makes an early diagnosis possible. If you’re aged 50-80 and a current smoker, or if you’ve quit within the last 15 years, schedule your lung scan now.
Hank’s Dad Joke of the Week
Q: Where do cats write notes?
A: Scratch paper.