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Outpatient Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education

 

 

Diabetes Education provides self-management skills and knowledge to reach blood glucose control. Education will include:

  • Meal planning with foods you like
  • Making sense of blood glucose (sugar) numbers
  • Understanding medicines
  • Learning the benefits of exercise
  • Managing and preventing complications
  • And living well with diabetes

To make an appointment, call 216-363-2732.

Diabetes self-management education & support (DSME)

The Diabetes Education Program at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education and Support*. Certified Diabetes Educators provide training in all self-care activities including monitoring, meal planning, understanding medicines, exercise, complications and behavioral change support. 

  • Medicare/medicaid/most commercial plans cover DSME up to 10 hours in the first year and up to 2 hours in subsequent years.
  • 1-on-1 and group education sessions available
  • Blood glucose monitoring instructions
  • Insulin or other injectable medicine instruction with a doctor prescription
  • Continuous glucose monitor training
  • Diabetes support group

Diabetes medical nutrition therapy (MNT) 

Individual and group appointments with a Registered Dietitian for meal planning, carbohydrate counting and behavioral change support
  • Medicare/Medicaid/most commercial plans cover MNT up to 3 hours in the first year and up to 2 hours in subsequent years

Contact us

We are located in the Medical Office Building Across the street from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

To make an appointment, call 216.363.2732.

 

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

Medical Office Building

2322 East 22nd Street, Suite 207

Cleveland, OH 44115

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