Category: Diabetes Prevention and Management
Address: 6300 Main Street, Zachary, LA 70791
The Diabetes Management Program at Lane Regional Medical Center is here for just that purpose and has all the answers you need to live a happy, healthy lifestyle with diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, glucose intolerance or gestational diabetes, this program is tailored to meet your specific needs. Group education is combined with one-on-one attention, and you will learn management skills in accordance with the National American Diabetes Association Standards, such as home blood glucose monitoring, insulin administration, proper glucagon utilization, appropriate food choices and meal planning. Our three-step program is designed to assess your needs and the specifics of your condition, the introduce you to group settings with others in similar circumstances. Our team of professionals will help you stay on track with consultations available at your request.
The total cost for 10 hours of education and follow-up for 2 years = $812. Nine hours of group classes = $684.
Physician’s office must complete the required Physician’s Order Form provided to our office. Fax order to LRMC Diabetes Program at (225) 658-4486. Insurance benefits will be obtained by LRMC and patient contacted for an appointment. Most insurance companies, including Medicare, assist with the cost of diabetes education. Diagnoses of pre-diabetes and insulin resistance are not always covered. Medicaid does not pay for education. Medicaid and self-pay patients can be seen, but they must make payment arrangements with the business office.
Contact: Sherri Brady, RN, CPE, CDE
More Information: 225-658-4583