Find daily freedom and improve your quality of life through diabetes self-management education.
If you or someone you love is living with Diabetes, a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program is a fantastic way to learn how to manage your diabetes more effectively. Through these education programs, people living with diabetes have been able to enjoy higher energy levels while preventing and delaying problems like heart disease, stroke kidney disease, nerve damage, amputations, erectile dysfunction and blindness.
These programs include:
- Lowering A1C levels
- Preventing and reducing diabetes complications
- Lowering medication expenses
- Understanding diabetes and its treatment Healthy eating, carbohydrate counting, and recognizing foods that affect blood sugars
- Ways to stay active
- Taking medications
- Checking and problem solving blood sugar challenges
- Preventing or reducing risk for other health concerns
- Learning to cope with stress and depression
We offer a patient-centered approach to diabetes.
Diabetes is a complicated disease and your care team is here to make sure that you’re not alone in managing it. Whether you’re dealing with Type 1, Type 2, or Gestational Diabetes, our educators will help you get coverage and assist in training for CGMs (Continuous Glucose Monitors) and insulin pump devices.
At Think Whole Person Healthcare, your Primary Care provider and your diabetes care team work together to provide you with the education, care and support you need to manage your diabetes.
Your care team may include:
- You and your Primary Care provider
- Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator
- Clinical Pharmacist
- Psychologist/Behavioral Health Therapist
- Physical Therapist
- Care Coordination
- Social Work
When should you schedule an appointment to see our Diabetes Care and Education Specialist?
We recommend that you schedule an appointment whenever you encounter the following situations:
- At Diagnosis
- Annually, or when you’re not meeting goals
- When new challenges arise (new medication, new health issues, financial changes)
- If there is a change in your healthcare providers
Want to learn more about diabetes education?
Please visit our contact page to schedule an appointment today!