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Jan. 24, 2016
Diabetes education program teaches patients basic management skills
Diabetes education can help patients learn to monitor their blood sugar, manage their medications, plan healthy meals, reduce the risk of diabetes complications and set goals for healthy lifestyle changes-saving you valuable office-visit time for other needs
Services include:
  • Education for type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes
  • Diabetes group classes (day and evening classes)
  • Individual appointments with a nurse or dietitian
  • Sweet Moms program for pregnant women with diabetes
A physician's referral is required for all services. Most insurance plans cover diabetes education services and if no coverage is available, patients seeking these services may qualify for financial assistance. 
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Ralph Yates, DO, CMO, Kendall Graven, MD, Medical Staff President
 Bonnie Driggers, Chair, Compact Implementation Committee

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