Abbeville General Hospital offers a comprehensive outpatient diabetes education program, provided by a Registered Nurse (RN) and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Our program is appropriate for those with:
Newly diagnosed Diabetes
Type 1 Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes
To be eligible for DSMES, a person must be diagnosed with diabetes and be referred by a healthcare provider. Most payers, including Medicare, Medicaid and commercial, cover 10 hours of initial training over 12 months.