We provide healthcare, education and support services for those at-risk for diabetes and living with diabetes and their families. Any individual diagnosed with diabetes is automatically eligible to be a part of North Country HealthCare’s diabetes collaborative and diabetes care program.
Diabetes occurs when a person has too much glucose (or sugar) in their bloodstream and not enough insulin to bring the amount of sugar down to a healthy level for their body.
There are four types of diabetes:
Diabetes education and self-management empowers a person to take control of their diabetes care and needs. We provide education, group classes, support groups and curriculum to give patients the tools they need to achieve health and wellness while managing diabetes.
We provide all the services recommended in the American Diabetes Association’s Standards of Care, including:
We offer a variety of educational materials and group classes throughout the year for those managing diabetes.
Topics may include:
Handouts, classes and groups are available in English, Spanish and online. Friends and/or family members are welcome to attend all diabetes education classes.
Call our diabetes educators at 928.522.9464 for more information on attending a class or to schedule an appointment to discuss any concerns you have about living with diabetes.
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