Help for Diabetes Detection and Management
Diabetes Centers, certified diabetes educators and registered dietitians can be found throughout BJC HealthCare facilities. They can help with successful diabetes management, which can help reduce the risks of major complications from the disease.
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Alton Memorial Hospital -- The Diabetes Management Center (618.463.7526) helps people with diabetes deal with their disease by providing information and resources they need. The American Diabetes Association recognizes the Center for quality self-management education. The Center offers one-on-one sessions with a diabetes nurse specialist, and hosts a monthly support group for people with diabetes and their loved ones
Barnes-Jewish Hospital -- The Washington University Diabetes Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital [314.TOP.DOCS (314.867.3627) or toll free 866.867.3627] is a comprehensive Diabetes Center offering the latest in treatment and technology for patients with diabetes. This treatment includes convenient access to essential services, support groups and leading-edge treatment for even the most complicated cases
Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital -- The Diabetes Education Center (636.916.9653) offers instruction on exercise and activity, medication, home blood glucose monitoring, acute complications, sick day management, hygiene and medical nutrition therapy
Boone Hospital Center -- WELLAWARE Diabetes Self-Management Education Program (573.815.3870) offers the latest specific diabetes health information for those with diabetes and their family members, working with the belief that knowledge and understanding of diabetes is the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and reducing the risk of medical complications
Christian Hospital -- The Diabetes Institute (314.314.653.4545 or toll-free 866.404.4048) helps with your diabetes diagnosis, treatment and management. Specially trained physicians, clinicians and dietitians teach you about eating healthy, exercising and taking your medicines correctly. They work with you and your doctor to create a plan just for you. Comprehensive diabetes education includes group or individual instruction is to adults with type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance or pre-diabetes
Parkland Health Center -- The Diabetes and Wound Care Center (573.760.8396) specializes in newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes, focusing on skin complications; nutrition counseling; controlling the levels of blood glucose, blood pressure and blood lipids; and practicing sound preventive care