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Diabetes Wellness

Help for Managing Diabetes

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes high blood sugar and can lead to very serious complications.

Millions of Americans have diabetes or are at risk for developing the condition. But with the right care and healthy habits, people with diabetes can manage the condition and enjoy active lives.

Diabetes Wellness at PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth Medical Group collaborates with Ketchikan General Hospital’s Diabetes Education program to provide a Registered Nurse Educator and a Registered Dietitian, who will work with you and your primary-care physician.

Services Include:

  • An individualized diabetes assessment developed through a one-on-one consultation with the Nurse Educator and/or Registered Dietitian
  • Group classes and support groups
  • Insulin injection instruction
  • Consultation with a Registered Dietitian, who can advise you on diet, food and nutrition that takes into account your personal eating preferences, lifestyle and other health goals

Members of our primary-care team will work with you to ensure you have necessary lab work completed prior to your office visit and may be contacting you regarding other aspects of your diabetic care.

We can help you or a loved one manage diabetes. Speak with your primary-care team for more information.

Learn more about diabetes.

 
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