If you are interested in enrolling in the Diabetes Solutions Class ask your doctor to fill out the referral form, sign it and fax it back to us. Our staff will then contact you.
To provide quality, comprehensive diabetes self-management education. We believe that education is the key to empowering the individual with diabetes to better manage their disease. Diabetes Solutions is accredited by the American Diabetes Association.
It takes the support of a diabetes team (primary physician, diabetes educator, dietician, exercise physiologist, behavioral health advisor, care partner, etc.) to achieve optimal control of their diabetes.
For participants to become active in their own care and diabetes management
To provide avenues to be successful in achieving self-management goals
The program will focus on the national standards of care according to the AADE and ADA
To provide interactive learning and up to date information on diabetes self management
To provide education to the caregivers so they feel comfortable in being a part of the support team (Care partners are encouraged to join patients at no additional charge.)
What is Diabetes?
Monitoring your blood sugars
Problem Solving (What to do when your glucose is high or low, sick days, etc.)
Reducing Risks (Complications)
Available Diabetes Educational Services
A comprehensive program which consists of two, 5 hour sessions. (see class content)
Private consultation with a certified diabetes educator for diabetes education, insulin starts, medication adjustments, pump starts, etc.
One on one consultation with a dietician for medical nutrition
Gestational diabetes education classes.
Are you pregnant and have just found out that you have gestational diabetes? Or, are you a diabetic and have become pregnant? We can help! We feel very strongly that the more knowledge you obtain about diabetes, the more involved you will become in your diabetes management. This in return will help you gain better control. We offer individual consultation with Andrea Paul, PA-C, who provides medical education about Gestational Diabetes and formulates a treatment plan specific to your needs. You will also meet 1:1 with a registered dietician to receive information about dietary recommendations. The following topics will be discussed:
• What is Gestational Diabetes?
• Goals of Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gestational Diabetes
• Dietary Guidelines for Gestational Diabetes
• Pathophysiology of Gestational Diabetes
• Maternal/Fetal Effects
• Signs, Symptoms, Testing, and Treatment
• Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum
• Glucose Monitoring
• Insulin Administration
Getting into the class is easy: ask your doctor to fill out the referral form, sign it, and fax it back to us. Our staff will take care of contacting you.
Education is offered by individual consult only with a referral from your doctor.
Contact us: Medical Specialists 785-623-2312 | Dietitian 785-623-5176