St. Mary’s is one of the first 38 hospitals in the nation to earn The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care.
Through education and lifestyle changes, diabetes can be managed. St. Mary’s is committed to helping you manage your diabetes. The Diabetes Education Department at St. Mary’s is accredited by the American Diabetes Association and offers individual appointments followed by two diabetes education classes. These classes cover all aspects of diabetes self-management from nutrition to reducing risk of diabetes-related complications.
St. Mary’s Diabetes Support Group meets monthly in addition to the education classes. For complete meeting details please visit the Class Calendar.
St. Mary’s Diabetes Education Department will work with the patient, the patient’s family, and the patient’s physician to prevent long-term complications, improve diabetes management and blood glucose levels, and improve the quality of life. A physician’s referral is needed.
For more information on the Diabetes Education Department, please call (706) 389-2060 or (800) 233-7864 ext. 2060.