Diabetic Care and Education

Learning more about diabetes is the first step toward living a healthy life with diabetes. Whether newly diagnosed with diabetes or simply seeking a refresher, you will benefit from the integrated diabetic care and insightful classes offered by Community HealthCare System.

CHCS’s team of health care professionals, led by your provider, a certified diabetic educator and a dietitian, provide you and your family with the self-care skills you need to successfully manage the disease and enjoy a healthy lifestyle.

Living a Healthy Life with Diabetes

In this starter class, CHCS gives you the information you need to live a healthy life with diabetes. You will learn about:

  • The basics of diabetes.
  • Meal planning.
  • Exercise.
  • Blood testing.
  • Medications.
  • Lifestyle change.
  • Managing emotions.
  • Preventing complications.
  • Maintaining good health.

Blood Testing Basics

Learn the skill of blood glucose testing. This class is for those who are new to diabetes or others interested in what's new in home blood glucose testing. Come and learn how to test your blood sugar and receive a meter to get you started. Call 785-889-4657, ext. 1140.

Nutrition Services

Registered dieticians help you successfully manage diet and lifestyle to achieve and keep blood glucose within the desired range. To schedule an appointment call 785-889-4657, ext. 1206.

Foot Care

Having diabetes increases your risk of foot problems. Your Provider can refer you to an on-site podiatrist to discuss how diabetes affects your feet, common foot problems, risk factors, proper foot care, shoe selection, and how to keep your feet healthy. Call 785-889-4657, ext. 1200.

To learn more about diabetes call us at 785-889-4657, ext. 1140.

Contact Us

Community HealthCare System

Diabetic Care and Nutrition

785-889-4657, ext. 1140