Services

Diabetes Education & Management Services

We know health care providers sometimes have limited time with their patients. For this reason, the Nutrition and Diabetes Clinic is here to support providers and patients who:

  • ​​Need diabetes education at diagnosis—including gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes
  • Need to start insulin or adjust their current insulin regimen
  • Have wide fluctuations in blood glucose
  • Want greater control over their diabetes
  • Have lifestyle issues affecting glucose control
  • Need to update diabetes knowledge
  • Want to learn about new technologies, such as insulin pumps and blood glucose sensors

Our diabetes self-management education program is certified by the American Diabetes Association and includes the following content:

  • Understanding diabetes and management options
  • Self-monitoring of blood glucose and understanding blood glucose goals
  • Personalized meal plans
  • Insulin use & adjustment
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Prevention of high & low blood glucose
  • Oral diabetes medication use
  • Lifestyle and exercise goals                   
  • Weight management
  • Goal setting and problem solving
  • Nutrition supplements
  • Emotional support
  •  Glycemic index
  • Pre-conception care
  • Prevention & management of complications--including eye, feet and kidney conditions

We provide medical nutrition therapy, counseling and support for the following conditions:

  • Heart disease
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Elevated blood pressure
  • Weight management
  • Elevated cholesterol or triglycerides
  • Pre-diabetes
  • ​Celiac disease
  • Insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome
  • Food allergies/intolerances
  • Polycystic ovarian disease (PCOS)
  • Gastrointestinal health
  • Cancer
  • Disease prevention
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Failure to thrive & pediatric health
  • Kidney disease
  • Eating disorders, including anorexia and bulimia

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