We offer easy access to expert care as well as nationally recognized diabetes education, support groups and nutrition programs for patients with diabetes and their family members. This complete care approach to diabetes helps you manage the condition more effectively so you can enjoy a happier, healthier life. Some of the advantages of choosing NCH include the following:
The ADA recommends that all adults who are overweight and age 45 be screened for diabetes. A doctor may also recommend screenings for adults who are younger than 45, overweight and have one or more risk factors, such as:
Our expert staff of Certified Diabetes Educators will assist you in developing and maintaining the best possible approach to daily care, which could include:
The proper use of oral medications, use of insulin pen devices and the drawing up and injecting of insulin is reviewed.
Personalized counseling is conducted by a registered dietitian who works with you to establish an appropriate meal plan. Call 847‑618‑4475 (only available at the 605 location) for additional details or to make an appointment.
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.
This group is for people with diabetes and their significant others. It meets the second Tuesday of the month at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, from 10:00 am–11:30 am.
Call 847‑725‑8401 for appointments at:
For people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, and those with impaired glucose tolerance or prediabetes, individual diabetes education appointments will be held in the outpatient office. Education is facilitated by Certified Diabetes Educators. A physician referral is required.
This class meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Arlington Heights Senior Center, 1801 W. Central Road, from 10:00 am–11:30 am or 5:00 pm–6:30 pm.