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Diabetes Management

OCH Diabetes Management Center provides expert care to adults and children living with diabetes.

The Center’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) Program equips participants with the information and skills they need to successfully manage the disease and improve their quality of life.

Whether you are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for years, this program will benefit you. To determine your specific needs, a member of our comprehensive DSMES team, which includes a certified diabetes educator, registered nurse, pharmacist and registered dietitian, will conduct an individual assessment. Programming and education includes individual instruction, group sessions and support group meetings addressing a number of topics, including: 

  • diabetes2Understanding the diabetes disease process
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise and Fitness
  • Foot Care
  • Managing medications
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Lowering risk of acute and chronic complications
  • Detecting and treating acute and chronic complications
  • Goal setting and problem solving
  • Psychological/emotional aspects
  • Preconception care
  • Pregnancy management

All individuals desiring Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support should contact their physician or:

Nicky Yeatman, RD, LD, CDE
DSMES Quality Coordinator
662.615.2668

Click to learn more about our Diabetes Support Group.

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