Diabetes Care at Glenwood Regional Medical Center's Diabetes Management Program addresses the educational aspects of treating diabetes. The staff utilizes medical, dietary and educational approaches to help patients effectively manage their disease. Self management education is an essential component of diabetes care. Patients attending the Diabetes Management Program at Glenwood are taught self-care skills to provide better management of their diabetes treatment regimen.
There may come a time when you have to be admitted to the hospital due to diabetes or a complication of the disease. Our diabetes team will work with your doctor to provide high-quality healthcare and to help achieve successful treatment.
Our center also offers a comprehensive outpatient program designed to give you the knowledge and skills you need to live a better life with diabetes. Topics covered in the outpatient program include medication management, diet and nutrition, blood glucose monitoring, exercise and stress management.
Insulin Pump Therapy
Many people need insulin pump therapy to control their diabetes. Scientific studies have concluded that this therapy can prevent diabetes complications, allowing patients to enjoy variety in meals, energy for exercise, and enhanced daily life. The insulin pump therapy programs we offer provide support, information and the training you need for safe and successful insulin pump use.
For more information about how to manage your diabetes, call the Diabetes Service Line at 318-329-4395