In honor of American Diabetes Month in November, MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center, along with Eli Lilly and Company, hosted its inaugural Lilly Diabetes Journey Awards.
Diabetes Stories for Long Beach Medical Center
In February 1967, 13-year-old Carol L. (Morgan) McKinney was immediately taken to MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center Emergency Department after she was unconscious.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 29.1 million people in the United States have diabetes.
In 1974 Marcia Lee Harris was just settling into her adult life.
The Long Beach Medical Center Diabetes Program has been re-accredited for the Advanced Disease Specific Certification for Diabetes by The Joint Commission.