The Good News:

Many of the long and short-term complications associated with diabetes can be delayed or prevented by knowledge and good control!

  • Diabetes affects 1 in 16 people
  • About 40% of those who have diabetes are unaware of it
  • 90% of those with diabetes have type 2 diabetes
  • The prevalence of diabetes increases with age and weight
  • 300,000 deaths every year are attributable to diabetes
  • Approximately $20.4 billion is spent annually on treatment related to diabetes
  • Diabetes is the leading cause of preventable blindness, end stage kidney disease, and non-traumatic amputations

Benefits of our Diabetes Program

We offer several different diabetes educational sessions, covering a wide range of topics. You may select topics that are of interest to you or enroll in our comprehensive diabetes program covering all the necessary information needed to control your diabetes. Our programs can:

  • Increase your understanding of diabetes and improve your self-management skills
  • Lead to decreased medication costs and/or emergency room visits
  • Build your self-confidence in your ability to control your diabetes
  • Decrease or delay the need for additional medications to control your diabetes
  • Give you the opportunity to team up with your physician and pharmacist to manage your diabetes

Your Educational Options Include

  • Basic diabetes overview
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Insulin therapy
  • Oral medications to treat diabetes
  • Diet and exercise to treat diabetes
  • Ongoing monitoring of your diabetes
  • Avoiding the long-term complications of diabetes

 

 

Our Diabetes Education Programs are convenient and flexible allowing us to meet your needs and schedule!!

 

Interested in learning more about our program or scheduling a consult? Please fill out the following form and we will have one of our diabetes educators contact you.

 

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