Woman’s Diabetes Education Services are certified by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) as a Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) program. It provides children, adolescents and adults (both men and women) with access to comprehensive educational and supportive services provided by Diabetes educators, including a certified diabetic educator and Registered dietitians. As part of our DSME program, patients will be taught self-care skills that are essential to diabetes management. Through appropriate self-management, unnecessary hospital admissions and some of the acute and chronic complications of diabetes can be prevented.
Woman’s Hospital will be offering the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) beginning in September. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes or know you are at an increased risk for developing type 2 diabetes, learn how the DPP can help you! Open to women who meet the criteria. Costs for program participation varies based on patients individual insurance provider.