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Diabetes Education Program

CCH's Diabetes Education program gives you the knowledge and skills needed to successfully self-manage the disease and prevent complications.

Diabetes education makes you more aware of your diabetes, what it takes to treat it, and give you the power to better control it.

During visits patients learn:

  • what diabetes is and how to manage it
  • how food affects blood glucose
  • how to eat healthier
  • the effects of activity on your blood glucose and how to make it part of your life
  • how your diabetes medication works
  • how to monitor and understand your blood glucose readings
  • how to prevent complications
  • skills for managing a lifetime disease
  • received continued motivation for good health and a better quality of life

Patient Forms: Diabetes Assessment

Your first appointment will consist of an initial assessment to determine your specific education needs. You can download the Diabetes Assessment form below.

Download Form

Can't see the button? Click or copy and paste this link: www.cchwyo.org/documents/Forms/CCH-Diabetes-Assessment.pdf

The diabetes educators will tailor a learning program for you. A typical timeline is three-four visits in a one-two month period.

Your healthcare provider can make a referral for your diabetes education. Most insurance plans and Medicare/Medicaid cover diabetes education. Check your individual plan for specifics. You can also self-refer. Self-pay plans are available.

Campbell County Health’s Diabetes Education program is nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association.

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes? Take this test to find out

An estimated 86 million American adults have prediabetes, which means they have blood glucose (sugar) that’s higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. There are no clear symptoms of prediabetes. You can have it and not know it. Prediabetes puts you at a higher risk of getting type 2 diabetes soon, or down the road. It also means that you are more likely to get heart disease or even have a stroke. The good news: prediabetes is reversible. Knowing your risk is the first step to reversing it.

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) encourages all adults take the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Test. This free, anonymous test can help you find out in 60 seconds if you’re at risk for type 2 diabetes. Take the test at: http://diabetes.org/RiskTest

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Contact

Find CCMG's Diabetes Education Program at:
• Location: Campbell County Memorial Hospital, 501 S. Burma Ave., Third Floor South, Gillette, Wyoming 82716
• Phone: 307-688-3615

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