The Diabetes Care staff offer comprehensive knowledge and experience in diabetes management.
Our team provides medical care, education, and support for people affected by diabetes while helping them better understand and manage their condition. Self-management is an important part of the process.
The goal of St. Joseph's Diabetes Care is to provide you with information that helps you become more active in your healthcare. We work closely with patients’ primary care providers and other specialists to coordinate seamless, comprehensive care.
What is TYPE 1 diabetes self-management training?
Diabetes Self-Management is an essential part of diabetes care. It provides people knowledge, skills and ability to perform diabetes self-care tasks. The process involves informed decision-making, problem solving and collaboration with the healthcare team to improve health status and quality of life for people with Type 1 diabetes.
what does TYPE 1 diabetes self-management training cover?
- Defining Type 1 diabetes
- Monitoring blood sugars
- Physical activity
- Reducing risks associated with diabetes
- Nutrition management
- Healthy Eating
- Healthy coping
- Intensive insulin management and insulin pump therapy
- Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)
Call for more informaiton or visit with one of our educators:
Susan Rauch, BSN, RN, CDCES
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Diabetes Education Coordinator
Courtney Goff, MS, RDN, LD, CD
Certificate of Training in Adult and Children/Adolescent Weight Management