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Diabetic Self-Management

Diabetic Self-Management

What is Diabetic Self-Management Education (DSME)?

This outpatient program is for individuals with diabetes. The program is a collaborative process involving the individual with diabetes, their physician and educators with expertise in the areas of diabetes management. This individualized program meets the needs of diabetics with Type 1, Type 2 or gestational diabetes. Educational sessions are designed to help people with diabetes make lifestyle changes to successfully manage their disease. National standards for diabetes self-management education provide the structure for our program.

Diabetic Experts Available to You

Who should utilize DSME?

You should utilize this program if you:

Based upon your individual need, you may benefit from selected classes or may participate in the full program.

Diabetic Education Topics Covered

Diabetic Support

We offer a monthly newsletter specifically for diabetics giving you useful information about a variety of topics. To be included in the mailing list, either snail mail or email, call 815-562-2181, ext. 2474.

Schedule Your Appointment for Diabetic Education

Call our Rochelle Multi-Specialty Clinic to schedule an appointment by calling 815-561-0009 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Your appointments will take place in our new diabetic education room with members of our diabetic team. A physician referral is required. Please check with your insurance company if you have any questions.