Diabetic Care While Hospitalized
We offer expert diabetes care and education to hospitalized patients and their families. Our family nurse practitioner specializes in diabetes management and is available to assist in improving blood glucose control during hospitalization. While hospitalized, one-to-one educational sessions are available from our certified diabetes educators to assist patients and their families to:
- Understand how illness affects your blood glucose levels
- Learn how to monitor your blood glucose at home
- Understand how to select foods to assist in controlling your blood glucose levels
- Prevent low blood glucose levels
Our team includes certified diabetes educators who are also certified insulin pump trainers who can assist patients with insulin pump therapy or those individuals with other insulin therapy needs.