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Diabetic Care

Helping You Manage Diabetes and Live Well

Living with diabetes requires constant maintenance, education and a patient’s willingness to participate in their own health. With proactive lifestyle changes, patients have the ability to prevent or delay the complications that typically arise from diabetes.

Our diabetes educators and dietitians provide education and support that can help you effectively manage your disease. This puts you in control, allowing you to lead a healthy and fulfilled life.

The Duncan Regional Hospital Diabetes Education Program is recognized and approved by the American Diabetes Association.

Programs & Services

Services Offered for Diabetics

  • Basic diabetes self-management training and education
  • Pregnancy with diabetes (Type 1, II, or gestational)
  • Insulin training and education
  • Insulin pump training (Medtronic)
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring training (Medtronic)
  • Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Nutritional Consultations

Services Available for Those with Pre-Diabetes

The CDC’s Diabetes Prevention Program is a 12 month lifestyle change program that meets for one hour each session. You will meet weekly for the first 16 weeks then monthly. The topics are outlined by the CDC. The goal is to lose 5-7% of body weight and obtain 150 minutes of moderate exercise each week.

Topics Include:

  • Getting motivated
  • Eating balanced meals
  • Tracking meals
  • Tracking activity
  • Managing stress
  • Shop and cook to prevent type 2 diabetes
  • Coping with triggers
  • Support
  • Eating healthy while eating out