Diabetes & Nutrition Center

Diabetes Management

Certified Diabetes Educators provide education in both group and individual formats in the following content areas:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Meal planning
  • Risk factor reduction
  • Exercise
  • Medication & insulin use
  • Complications
  • Stress management

Insulin Pump Training:

  • Team approach on operation and use of pump by certified pump trainer
  • Carbohydrate counting with registered dietitians who are certified diabetes educators

Gestational Diabetes Management Classes:

  • Comprehensive class offered weekly
  • Individual follow up appointments
  • Schedule: Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 pm to 3 pm
  • By appointment only, physician referral required

Referrals & Appointments:

A physician referral is required for all diabetes services. Physician offices can fax referral information to (318) 212-4080. Appointments can be made during regular business hours by calling (318) 212-4250.

Insurance reimbursement varies by individual plan