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Diabetes Education Program
The goal of our Diabetes Education Program is to provide you with the tools you need to manage your diabetes, avoid complications and stay healthy.

Our program utilizes a team-based approach to patient education for improved diabetes self-management that includes:

  • Individualized nutrition plan
  • Overview of diabetes
  • Adjusting to psychological and social aspects of living with diabetes
  • Family involvement and support
  • Nutritional management
  • Exercise and activity
  • Medications (pills and insulin)
  • Monitoring blood sugar levels
  • Relationship between food, exercise, medication and blood sugar levels
  • Prevention, detection and treatment of complications of diabetes
  • Foot, skin and dental care
  • Lifestyle changes, goal setting and problem solving
  • Risks of poor blood sugar control and guidelines for self-management
  • Community resources
  • Diabetes self-management support

Program fees vary depending on the services provided. Before your first appointment, please check with your health insurance provider regarding your coverage for diabetes care and education.

Our diabetes self-management education program has been awarded recognition by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.
Pediatric Nutritional Counseling  
Carle registered dieticians help improve and maintain your child’s nutrition and health. Our team of pediatric dieticians may complete a nutrition assessment, implement or monitor diets, or create specialized nutrition or formula recommendations.
Digestive Health Nutritional Counseling
At Carle, we’re committed to providing you with comprehensive nutritional care. If you’ve been diagnosed with a digestive condition or are experiencing digestive issues, Dr. Eugene Greenberg Digestive Health Institute at Carle offers nutritional counseling. Our board-certified dietitians will work with you to understand your current lifestyle and diet, and come up with a nutritional plan that works for you.

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With doctors practicing in 80 specialties at locations throughout the region, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle. Our mission is to serve people through high quality care, medical research and education.


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