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Diabetes Education

Care and Treatment

There is no cure for diabetes, but it can be managed. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) can keep your blood glucose in a healthy range and prevent future complications.

You can ask you doctor for a referral to our Diabetes Self-Management Training classes recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Our trained diabetes care team will educate you on...

  • Choosing what, how much and when to eat
  • Getting physically active
  • Taking your medicine
  • Learning about complications
  • Getting support
  • Healthy Coping
  • Checking your blood glucose 

Summary of glycemic recommendations for nonpregnant adults. Source Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes—2011American Diabetes Association

Pre meal blood glucose targets 70–130 mg/dl


 


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