Category: Diabetes Prevention and Management
Address: 118 North Hospital Drive, Abbeville, LA 70510
Abbeville General Hospital offers a comprehensive outpatient diabetes education program, provided by a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Registered Dietitian (RD), and recognized by the American Diabetes Association. Our program is appropriate for those with newly diagnosed diabetes, Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes.
DSMT consists of a 10 hour initial DSMT in a 12 month period. An additional 2 hours of follow-up DSMT is allowed each year thereafter when ordered by your physician.
DSMT includes an individual assessment from a RN, group classes, individual instruction as needed, and follow up visits. Topics covered in education sessions include education on definitions and treatment plans, nutrition management, medication instruction, physical activity education, blood glucose monitoring, and preconception and pregnancy care.
A physician referral is required before an appointment can be made.
More Information: 337-898-6318