The Sells Indian Hospital is a 14-bed facility with The Joint Commission accreditation and is physically located off of Arizona State Route 86, 60 miles west of Tucson in the Sells District of the Tohono... more O'odham Nation.
A professional staff of physicians, physician assistants, dentists, nurses, podiatrists, optometrists, and auxiliary technical support personnel administer both inpatient and ambulatory services. Specialties include internal medicine, pediatrics, and family practice. Emergency services are provided and critical-care patients are transferred to one of several Tucson or Phoenix area hospitals. As a group, the Tohono O'odham have one of the highest occurrences of Type II Diabetes in the world. The study, treatment, and prevention of diabetes is a major concern. Diabetes Prevention Programs are in place in the schools and community, a collaborative effort with the Tohono O'odham Health Department. The programs, including several rural field units, are geared toward educating in methods of coping with and preventing the disease.
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