The Hendricks Regional Health Center for Diabetes Excellence helps patients learn how to manage and live well with diabetes—whether they are newly diagnosed or have had diabetes for years. Education is provided one-on-one and with group classes offered year-round. The Center is recognized by The Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists and teaches:
- Blood sugar monitoring
- Oral medication management
- Insulin management
- Exercise recommendations
- Setting goals
- Nutrition and meal planning
- Coping strategies
- Preventing complications
- Insulin pump therapy education
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring
- Monthly diabetes support group
Don't shortchange your health by missing opportunities to become an empowered patient. If you have Medicare it is important to know that it covers an annual education refresher. Living the healthiest life possible with diabetes means using all the resources available. Work with our experts to help you achieve your goals. Good control of diabetes reduces the chance of long-term complications.
Easy Steps to Sign Up
Ask your doctor to send an order for diabetes education. Once the order is received, we will call to set up your first appointment. Most insurance plans and Medicare cover the cost of our programs. It is always a good idea to check for specific coverage guidelines in advance. To learn more about diabetes services, call (317) 745-3769.