Diabetes Centers, certified diabetes educators and registered dietitians can be found throughout BJC HealthCare facilities. They can help with successful diabetes management, which can help reduce the risks of major complications from the disease.
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Alton Memorial Hospital -- The Diabetes Management Center (618.463.7526) helps people with diabetes deal with their disease by providing information and resources they need. The American Diabetes Association recognizes the Center for quality self-management education. The Center offers one-on-one sessions with a diabetes nurse specialist, and hosts a monthly support group for people with diabetes and their loved ones.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- The Washington University Diabetes Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital [314.TOP.DOCS (314.867.3627) or toll free 866.867.3627] is a comprehensive Diabetes Center offering the latest in treatment and technology for patients with diabetes. This treatment includes convenient access to essential services, support groups and leading-edge treatment for even the most complicated cases.
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- The Diabetes Education Center (636.916.9653) offers instruction on exercise and activity, medication, home blood glucose monitoring, acute complications, sick day management, hygiene and medical nutrition therapy.
Boone Hospital Center -- Boone Medical Group -- Diabetes and Endocrinology (573.815.3870) offers the latest specific diabetes health information for those with diabetes and their family members, working with the belief that knowledge and understanding of diabetes is the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and reducing the risk of medical complications.
Christian Hospital -- The Diabetes Self-Management Program (314.653.4545 or toll-free 866.404.4048) offers hope, inspiration and guidance on managing diabetes through specialized group or individual education. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for quality self- management education and is available for adults with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes (diabetes during pregnancy) and impaired glucose tolerance or pre-diabetes. The nurse and dietitian are experts in diabetes and work with you and your doctor to create a plan just for you.
Parkland Health Center -- The Diabetes Care Center (573.760.8396) specializes in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes, focusing on skin complications; nutrition counseling; controlling the levels of blood glucose, blood pressure and blood lipids; and practicing sound preventive care.
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