The increased growth of medical care spending can be pinpointed to chronic diseases – specifically the chronic condition of Diabetes.
Fortunately, with behavior and lifestyle changes, increased access to care, and support; Diabetes can be managed and the risk of developing Diabetes can be reduced. Siouxland has three options for educational program for Pre Diabetes and self-management for people with diabetes.
Comparison Charts for Pre Diabetic and Diabetic Programming in Siouxland
|Types of Classes||Pre Diabetics|
|Programming||Twelve month program consists of 18 core sessions, 3 bi-weekly sessions followed by 6 monthly sessions led by a trained Lifestyle Coach|
|Cost||$80 up front,
$30/mo for 11 months.
Potential scholarships available.
|Contact||(402) 404-8439 ex. 601|
|Types of Classes||Pre Diabetes||Type 1 Diabetes||Type 2 Diabetes||Gestational Diabetes||Reaching Out for Better Health||Ipro Continuous Glucose Monitoring||Diabetes Express|
|Programming||Helps individuals at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes reduce their risk for developing the disease by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being||The type of diabetes requires daily insulin injections. Often this is seen in children. St Lukes provides pediatric diabetes care for these younger patients.||This type of diabetes often goes undetected. This type often occurs in adults. St. Lukes provides diabetes care for patients of all ages.||Occurs during pregnancy and usually disappers. St. Lukes offers education and glucose meter training to pregnant women with this form of diabetes.||A program for pre-diabetes/diabetes education.||iPro Evaluations use continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). An iPro evaluation will record your glucose levels for 72 hours (24 hours for 3 days) and will provide your healthcare provider with insights into how your diet, medication, and daily activities really affect your glucose levels.||One afternoon or evening class of Type 2 diabetes training.|
|Schedule||Pre-register||One-on-one||Bi-monthly, Wednesdays||Usually one-on-one||2 10-week sessions yearly||One-on-One||Afternoon classes: 1:30-4:30pm,
Evening class: 5:30-9:30pm
|Referral||Voluntary||Doctor's Order||Doctor's Order||Doctor's Order||Voluntary||Doctor's Order||Voluntary|
|Insurance Payment||Insurance Payment||Insurance Payment||FREE||Insurance Payment||FREE|
|Contact||(712) 279-3124||(712) 279-3124||(712) 279-3124||(712) 279-3124||(712) 279-3124||(712) 279-3124||(712) 279-3124|
Mercy Medical Center
|Types of Classes||Pre Diabetes||Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management||Gestational Diabetes|
|Programming||This program to help individuals at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes reduce their risk by taking steps that will improve their overall health and well-being.||Provides people with diabetes the knowledge, skills, and tools needed to successfully manage their diabetes and avoid complications.||Occurs during pregnancy and usually disappears. Education and glucose training for pregnant women.|
|Schedule||NA||Each month Tuesday and Wednesday||NA|
|Referral||Voluntary||Doctor's Order||Doctor's Order|
|Cost||Self pay||Insurance/Hospital Assistance||Insurance/Hospital Assistance|
|Contact||(712) 279-2345||(712) 279-2345||(712) 279-2345|