Published on February 10, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccines and Type 1 Diabetes
Owensboro Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Francis DuFrayne and Endocrinologist Dr. Betty Villafuerte joined the JDRF Indiana & Kentucky Community Board President Dr. Malone to discuss Type 1 Diabetes and COVID-19. Watch as they discuss what you should know about the vaccine and answer questions relevant to diabetics.
About Owensboro Health
Owensboro Health is a nonprofit health system with a mission to heal the sick and to improve the health of the communities it serves in Kentucky and Indiana. The system includes Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, nationally recognized for design, architecture and engineering; Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital; Owensboro Health Twin Lakes Medical Center; the Owensboro Health Medical Group comprised of over 200 providers at more than 20 locations; three outpatient Healthplex facilities, a certified medical fitness facility, the Healthpark; a surgical weight loss center and program, and the Mitchell Memorial Cancer Center.
On average each year, we have 16,000 inpatient admissions, deliver 2,000 babies and provide the region’s only Level III NICU. Owensboro Health physicians perform nearly 24,000 surgical procedures, including nearly 200 open-heart surgeries. Our physicians and staff have 70,000 Emergency Department visits, more than a million outpatient visits annually. Visit our home page for more information.