Diabetes Health Program
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Designed to educate and treat patients with diabetes, the Diabetes Health Program at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center is devoted to helping patients of all ages address their diabetic needs.
Dedicated to Your Well-being
Our diabetes specialists offer a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient services to enhance the lives of individuals living with pre-diabetes and diabetes – including Type 1, Type 2 and gestational diabetes.
Our caring and experienced staff of Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs) are experts who provide education to patients and their families about all aspects of diabetes care and endocrine health. Whether you’re in need of diabetes self-management education with individual consultations or through a support group, our services include:
- Nutrition counseling
- Meal planning
- Benefits of exercise
- Diabetes medication instruction – oral and insulin
- Lifestyle adjustments
- Blood glucose management
- Foot care
- Coping with the stress of diabetes
- Preventative education for patients with pre-diabetes in order to prevent or delay the onset of diabetes