diabetes

Floyd Valley Healthcare is dedicated to providing the support you need to manage your diabetes. Our goal is to work with patients and provide them the resources needed to control their condition and live a healthy lifestyle.

 

Floyd Valley Healthcare offers an American Diabetes Association (ADA) recognized program to assist the diabetic and family in learning about diabetes and how to manage it. *

 

Pre-diabetes and gestational diabetes counseling is also available.

 

Services

Group Outpatient educational sessions are available by appointment with physician referral. Clients meet with a registered nurse and registered dietician for class. Group classes usually meet monthly and individual outpatient education is available for individuals with special needs.

 

Call 712.546.3475 to schedule an appointment.

Education

 

Floyd Valley Healthcare believes education is key to effectively managing diabetes.

 

Classes:

  • Diabetes Education
  • Healthy Living with Diabetes - including stress and emotions
  • Diabetes medication
  • Diabetic Food Planning - carbohydrate management
  • Home blood glucose monitoring
  • Long term complication
  • Sick day management
  • Diabetes and heart health
  • Standards of Care for a Diabetic

 

Other Services Available:

  • Yearly follow-up education for diabetics who have attended a Diabetes Self-Management Training
  • Counseling for pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes and PCOS
  • Diabetes dietary education (Check your insurance for coverage). When the entire diabetes self-management curriculum is ordered, diabetic patients will receive education that meets national standards of care for diabetic education.
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Insulin syringe and/or pens use start education (including other injectable diabetic medication)
  • Meter instruction
  • Financial assistance for diabetics

 

Cost of Consultation

The ADA recognized program is a covered benefit of Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance companies subject to the yearly deductible.

 

Scheduling an Appointment

To schedule a dietary appointment, call 712.546.3475.

 

To learn more about diabetic education, call 712.546.3443.

 

Floyd Valley Healthcare Diabetes Self-Management Education curriculum meets the National Standard of Care for Diabetes Education.

 

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