Patients referred by their doctor can be scheduled for an individual outpatient consult with a registered nurse and/or a registered dietician, depending on specific needs.

Consult Features

  • Basic diabetes education (self management skills, risk reduction, and exercise prescriptions).
    • Avoidance of hypoglycemia
    • Prevention of common heart and vascular complications
    • Prevention of complications such as eye disease, kidney dysfunction, and neuropathies
    • Glucose monitoring
  • Dietary counseling (including meal planning, weight loss and carbohydrate counting).
  • Instructional assistance with oral diabetes medications and insulins.
  • Follow-up visits may be necessary, especially if the doctor ordering the consult would like assistance with adjusting medications.

Initial visits will last approximately two hours and follow-up visits average 15-30 minutes.