TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR DIABETES.
IMRPOVE YOUR LIFE.
We know that living with diabetes requires the need to make certain life adjustments. With the right tools at your fingertips, diabetes does not have to control you. It is a manageable condition.
The program at Windom Area Hospital is accredited by the American Diabetes Education and focuses on providing you the knowledge and skills necessary to manage and take charge of your diabetes.
Your diabetes education team consists of a multidisciplinary group of certified health professionals:
Together we will work with your health team to coordinate diabetes care that is just right for you, including glucose monitoring, PO medication, insulin therapy, insulin pump therapy and CGM (continuous glucose monitoring).
We provide individual sessions that include behavior modification and goal setting towards:
These sessions also provide you with community resource information and additional support that you will find helpful.
Diabetes education is frequently paid for, either partially of in full, by most insurance plans. Check with your insurance provider for specific benefit information. A physician referral is required by all insurers.
Some insurance companies allow for annual education on diabetes care. It is recommended to ask about additional education when you visit your doctor or other health care clinician during your regular check-ups.
Windom Area Hospital holds a monthly support group from October – May. Click here for more information.
For more information on Windom Area Hospital’s diabetic program, classes and support groups, please contact Priscilla Comnick, RN & Diabetic Educator, at 507-831-2400 or 507-427-2700.