Diabetes Self-Management Education
The Central Vermont Medical Center Diabetes Self-Management Education Program offers training to people with diabetes so they can live healthy lives.
The Central Vermont Medical Center Diabetes Self-Management Education offers training to people with diabetes so they can live healthy lives. Our approach promotes patient-centered care, working with primary care providers to help patients take control of this chronic condition.
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What is diabetes?
Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects how your body uses the food you eat, your activity, and other lifestyle factors. If not controlled, diabetes can lead to complications such as blindness, kidney failure, nerve damage, heart disease, and stroke.
For more information about diabetes, including symptoms and risk factors, click here.
Diabetes Self-Management Education is staffed by experienced health-care professionals skilled in treating and managing diabetes. Our team is comprised of certified diabetes educators, who include a registered dietitian and a registered nurse.
A CDE is a health professional who specializes in providing care and education to people with diabetes. They focus on individualized plans to help you manage your diabetes. CDEs include nurses, doctors, dietitians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical therapists, pharmacists, and social workers.
At CVMC, we provide education to help you manage your blood sugar, diet, and fitness routine. We can tailor a program to your personal diabetes needs.
Our services include:
- One-on-one counseling
- Diabetes group education
- Insulin pump therapy
- Insulin management
- Continuous glucose monitoring