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SRMC ramps up diabetes care
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Shasta Regional Medical Center has become the first hospital in California to receive a certification for inpatient diabetes care from the Joint Commission, a nonprofit group that accredits and certifies health-care organizations. Only the 11th hospital in the nation and the first in the state to meet the rigorous standards of the Joint Commission, SRMC has been working toward the certification for several years, according to Joanne Tippin, a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator at SRMC, the protocol.