The Diabetes Center at St. Elizabeth has been awarded "Education Recognition" by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). This prestigious status certifies that our program adheres to the ADA's national standards for providing people with necessary and accurate information and training to manage and treat diabetes.
At St. Elizabeth, patients and their families receive education and support to successfully manage their diabetes and live a healthy life. Taking a team approach, nurses, pharmacists and nutritionists work closely with the patient's physician to develop a personal education plan tailored to each patient's level of understanding and acceptance of diabetes.
How to Schedule an Appointment
Talk with your physician or health care provider and ask if he/she feels that you would benefit from diabetes education. Your physician will then send us a referral, and we will contact you to schedule an appointment. We work with all insurance companies.
If you have any questions about the St. Elizabeth Diabetes Center, please call us at 402-219-8777.
You can achieve a healthy lifestyle with diabetes
Certified diabetes educators host ongoing physician-led clinics, group classes, classes for pregnant women, support groups and are available for one-on-one consultations. Topics covered include nutrition, exercise, medications, blood testing, prevention and monitoring treatments. Learn more about our education classes.
What can you do to lower your risk of diabetes? Learn the signs and symptoms. Receive advice on changes you can make to your lifestyle to lower your risk for diabetes.
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Diabetes Education Update
Community physician and health care professionals speak on a variety of topics related to diabetes management.
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American Diabetes Association Alert Day®
The American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is held annually on the fourth Tuesday in March. We are encouraging you to take the Diabetes Risk Test, as well as share it with loved ones.
It is important that everyone understands their risk for diabetes. The new Diabetes Risk Test asks users to answer simple questions about weight, age, family history and other potential risks for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes.
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