Our expert staff of Certified Diabetes Educators will assist you in developing and maintaining the best possible daily approach to care and will communicate with your physician after every visit.
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Personalized counseling is conducted by a registered dietitian who works with you to establish an appropriate meal plan.
Treating to Target with Insulin
In cooperation with your physician, certified diabetes educators (nurses and dietitians) will work with you to obtain good blood glucose control with minimal hypoglycemia. Education and initiation of the external pump is done on an outpatient basis by working with the patient and his doctor to help build confidence with therapy. The external insulin pump helps normalize blood sugar and gives patients more lifestyle flexibility.
The principles of glucose monitoring and instruction on the use of glucose meters are presented.
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The proper use of oral medications, use of insulin pen devices and the drawing up and injecting of insulin is reviewed.
Outpatient Services for Women with Gestational Diabetes
Sometimes during pregnancy gestational diabetes can occur. Proper diet and glucose monitoring are taught in order to protect the health of the mother and baby. You will receive a free glucose meter and start-up supplies.