Don’t let diabetes manage you
Presently, 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes, and current trends indicate that one in three Americans will develop diabetes sometime in their lifetime. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people with diabetes can prevent premature death and disability by working with their support networks and health care providers.
Methodist Hospitals is helping patients with diabetes take control of their disease and lead healthier lives. Designed to educate patients with different types of diabetes, our comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Education Program provides targeted guidance and instruction presented by highly qualified, caring professionals.
Methodist’s program is recognized and certified by the American Diabetes Association, Medicare, Medicaid and other commercial and private insurance providers. It has also received the prestigious American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certification.
Seven Key Behaviors
Our comprehensive program helps patients manage their diabetes by focusing on seven key self-care behaviors: