Nearly 21 million Americans have diabetes, a disease that affects the body's ability to use blood sugar for energy, according to the American Diabetes Association
The nationally-recognized diabetes care program at Osceola Medical Center is going after diabetes by providing high-quality education services to those with this disease. OMC’s Diabetic Care program has been recognized by the American Diabetes association for Quality Self-Management Education*
Self-management is an essential component of diabetes treatment. Through the support of your OMC health care team, our program teaches the self-care skills necessary for better management of diabetes. In particular, we look at:
• the diabetes disease process;
• nutritional management;
• physical activity;
• preventing, detecting and treating complications; and
• goal setting and problem solving.
We follow an approach of understanding and compassion, especially for those newly diagnosed. Our aim is to help you with the uncertainties and manage this disease to help prevent some of the acute and chronic complications of diabetes.
If you have questions you can call diabetes experts at 715-294-2111.