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Diabetes Education

Take control of your health and your life with the help of Sanford’s diabetes education services. We are dedicated to empowering people to feel better and prevent long-term complications. Our diabetes education team offers assessment, care and personalized education to give patients and their families the tools they need to live well. We provide assessment, one-on-one and group education and instruction. Our team is here to support you every step of the way, at every age.

Our team has access to specialists across Sanford’s entire system to develop a comprehensive, individualized plan for each patient we see. The programs or services we utilize include:

  • Weight loss management
  • Cardiology
  • Oncology
  • Weight loss surgery
  • Psychology
  • Endocrinology
  • Sanford POWER
  • Primary care
  • Urology
  • Family wellness. 

Sanford Certified Diabetes Educators provide individualized counseling for type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes including:

  • Individual and group instruction for diabetes
  • Continuous glucose monitor instruction
  • Insulin pump training and education
  • Educational opportunities include:
  • Classes for type 2 diabetes patients
  • Individual counseling for type 1 diabetes patients
  • Nutrition education
  • Gestational diabetes classes
  • Insulin pump education
  • Diabetes Prevention Program

Sanford Diabetes was awarded the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program. Programs that achieve the ADA’s recognition status have a staff of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes management.

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