Newly diagnosed or struggling to control your diabetes? Wise Health System is now offering a diabetes education and support program to help patients learn how to manage their condition.
The Total Diabetes Care program offers a self-management course, private consultations, access to diabetes resources.
Total Diabetes Care offers a 12-week Diabetes Self-Management Education Course designed for newly diagnosed type-1 and type-2 diabetes patients. Patients will meet once a week to learn how to best manage their health. Topics include medication management, exercise and nutrition.
Patients need to be referred by a physician for a consult prior to starting classes.
In addition to the Self-Management Education Course, Total Diabetes Care also offers private consultation for patients who are unable to participate in the group course do to physical limitations. Private consultations also are available for patients needing maintenance education or patients diagnosed with gestational diabetes.
Diabetes Support Group
A diabetes support group is also available for patients or anyone who knows someone with diabetes. The group provides support and education on diabetes-related topics.