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|