Diabetes Clinic

Don't Let Your Diabetes Control You 

You can control your diabetes instead of letting it control you. Let our Diabetes Clinic and our Nutrition Counseling Services teach you how.

Empowering Your Diabetes Management

Evangelical’s Diabetes Resource Program offers an education program that is recognized by the American Association of Diabetes Education. The program teaches you how to control the disease and provides tools to make decisions about daily diabetes care.

One-on-one instruction is offered by a certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian to teach patients about the lifestyle changes and medical care necessary to take control of the disease.

Services Offered

  • One-on-One Outpatient Education Sessions
    You will have an opportunity to meet with a certified diabetes educator to assess current diabetes skills. Education is customized to meet your needs.
  • Ambulatory Insulin Program
    Patients beginning insulin therapy, in most cases, can now do so on an outpatient basis. Physician referral is required.
  • Group Outpatient Education Classes
    Two-hour classes are held for five weeks, and sessions are held throughout the year. This is a group program and registration is required.
  • Home Blood Glucose Monitoring Instructions
    One-on-one instruction is provided for you specific meter, and tips for monitoring blood sugar are reviewed.
  • Dietary Management
    Individualized meal plans are established with one of Evangelical’s registered dietitians. Carbohydrate counting, weight loss programs and label reading are also available as needed.
  • Counseling for Gestational Diabetes
    Gestational diabetes is one of the most common complications of pregnancy. This condition can be upsetting to a mother-to-be. Treatment plans are established with the patient’s physician.
  • Diabetes Support Group
    Evening programs are offered monthly in the spring and fall to provide information and support to persons with diabetes and their families.
  • Community Programs
    Throughout the year, various educational programs are scheduled.
  • Insulin Pump Program
    Patients receive one-on-one instruction about insulin pumps and their management.

Diabetes Education Group

Also featured is a class that provides information on all aspects of controlling diabetes, including:

  • Psychological needs
  • Insulin injections
  • Nutrition and diet
  • Family involvement
  • Exercise
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Preventing long-term complications.

Location

The clinic is located across from the Rooke Pavilion on the hospital's campus, at parking lot F, with convenient parking located directly in front of the facility.