Services - Diabetes EducationSpecialty Physicians & Services Clinic
Medical Arts Plaza
1610 West Townline
Greater Regional Diabetes Education Center
It's about learning how to control your diabetes, rather than it controlling you!
Our Diabetes Education team includes physicians, nurses, dieticians, and pharmacists who offer you support and education regarding your diabetes. Our Diabetic Educator is a certified pump instructor.
Greater Regional Diabetes Education Services are available under a physician's order, or you may call in for a self-referral. Generally, your health care provider will be consulted as most insurance and/or Medicare will cover instruction with an order from one of the above-mentioned professionals.
Diabetes Education includes individual consultation and classes where persons with diabetes are given education on their disease process, self monitoring of blood glucose, medications, carb counting, meal planning, how to plan for sick days, care of feet and other aspects of diabetes care.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring is available as prescribed by your health care provider to monitor blood glucose for 72 hours. This test allows blood sugar monitoring and recording and can be very helpful in diabetes management.
Diabetic Support Group
Meetings are held on the third Monday of every month at 1:00 p.m. in the Greater Regional DV Richardson conference room. Please join us to participate in the discussions and hear speakers discussing diabetes self management issues.
How to find out more
Any individual is welcome to call the Greater Regional Diabetes Education Center for information. Please call us at (641) 782-3845 and we will gladly help to evaluate the specific needs for you and direct you to the proper learning environment to help you in controlling your diabetes.
We welcome all. It is the policy of Greater Regional Medical Center to not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, handicap, age, marital status, or source of payment in the delivery of services for treatment.