According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes affects an estimated 30.3 million people in the United States and is the 7th leading cause of death. In addition, 84.1 million people are estimated to have prediabetes with approximately 7.2 million people living unknowingly with the disease.
- Are you newly diagnosed with diabetes and feel overwhelmed and confused?
- Do you have diabetes and want more information on healthy eating, physical activity, medications, and monitoring your condition?
St. Margaret’s Hospital Diabetes Education Program can help you regain control and obtain clarity about your health.
The St. Margaret’s Hospital Diabetes Education Program is accredited through the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Diabetes self-care education is provided by a Diabetes Lifestyle Coach who possesses extensive knowledge and experience in diabetes prevention and management. The program educator is dedicated to assisting those with prediabetes, gestational diabetes, and type 1 or type 2 diabetes to overcome challenges and improve self-care knowledge in order to establish a healthy lifestyle routine.
A provider referral is required for education appointments.