HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Dr. John Clay is making sure his diabetic patients under 60 are getting the hepatitis B vaccine.
The new recommendation is that all diabetics under age 60 should have the vaccination against hepatitis B.
People with diabetes are twice as likely to contract hepatitis B as non-diabetics.
Ask your doctor at routine visits for an evaluation of diabetes if immunization is right for you.
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