Lions Club Diabetes Center at JMH
Newly diagnosed with diabetes?
Pregnant and diagnosed with gestational diabetes?
A1C greater than 8-percent?
No formal education on how to live with diabetes?
Struggling with Healthy Meal Planning for diabetics?
If you have diabetes, you know how challenging it can be to manage your disease. Healthy eating, physical activity, monitoring your condition, taking medication and reducing your risk for complications are part of your daily routine. At times, all of this might seem overwhelming. Adding diabetes education to your healthcare plan makes managing your diabetes easier. The educator will work with you to develop a plan to stay healthy, giving you the tools and ongoing support to make that plan a daily routine. .
Certified by the American Diabetes Association, the Diabetes Center is a collaboration between the Wellsville Lions Club and Jones Memorial Hospital.
The services available at the Diabetes Center at JMH include:
PATIENT EDUCATION: Diabetes education is a recognized part of your diabetes care and is covered by Medicare and most health insurance plans when it is offered through an accredited diabetes education program. The Diabetes Center at Jones Memorial Hospital is staffed by Katlyn Kelly, MS RD CDN. The Diabetes Center is available Monday through Friday, with flexible hours to accommodate patient needs. For a referral to the Diabetes Center, talk to your primary care provider or call the center at (585) 596-4035.
To find out what the Lions Club Diabetes Center can do for you, talk to your health care provider or the Diabetes Center at (585) 596-4035!