Diabetes affects more than 25 million Americans and is a major cause of heart attack and stroke. Baptist Health is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals living with diabetes through comprehensive care and education. Our self-management program provides individuals with the skills and knowledge they need to manage the disease and avoid complications.
We provide care and education for type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes, prediabetes, hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia through a range of services, including:
- Assessments to determine individual needs
- Blood-sugar testing
- Nutritional counseling, including meal planning and weight management assistance
- Diabetes education
- Diabetes self-management program
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