NATIVE HEALTH provides pre-diabetes and diabetes counseling, education and support to patients with pre-diabetes, diabetes and their families.
Individual sessions include an assessment, education and an individualized plan of care. The goal of diabetes education is to empower those with pre-diabetes and diabetes to learn self-care strategies and goal setting, which helps prevent the long term complications of diabetes by optimizing blood glucose control and diabetes self-management skills.
Diabetes education specifically includes assistance with the following:
Because diabetes is a complex chronic disease that requires continued medical care and ongoing support, patients benefit from care coordination with the NATIVE HEALTH Care team, and by using the “standards of care,” which includes regular lab tests and exams for prevention and the early detection and treatment of diabetes complications.
To schedule an appointment at NATIVE HEALTH Central call (602) 279-5262 or at NHW Community Health Center, please call (602) 279-5351.