Diabetes Care & Endocrinology
Mercy Health - Diabetes Care and Endocrinology is staffed by board-certified physicians and registered dietitians who specialize in providing evaluation, treatment, education and support to help you manage your diabetes and be well. Whether you’ve recently been diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it for years, Mercy Health offers a variety of programs that can help. Our locations provide group and individual diabetes education and support services. Our Anderson, Fairfield and West Hospital locations also offer programs for women who develop diabetes during pregnancy.
“Healthy Living with Diabetes” is a series of classes offered at our sites focusing on:
- Nutrition and meal planning
- Understanding diabetes
- Blood sugar monitoring
- Behavior changes
- Preventing complications
- Goal setting
INDIVIDUAL EDUCATION AND COUNSELING
Our physicians, nurses, diabetes educators and dietitians provide the individualized instruction and attention you need to manage your diabetes, including:
- Injecting insulin
- Diabetes hormone injections
- Specialized nutrition counseling
- Special needs not met in group classes
- Annual review of health status
It takes a team to keep your diabetes under good control. Pharmacists can be important team members for patients on medications to treat diabetes. Our specially trained pharmacists can adjust medications to keep your blood sugar, blood pressure, and cholesterol on target. They can even help you quit smoking. Ask your doctor for a referral.
GESTATIONAL DIABETES PROGRAM
Mercy Health offers educational sessions to women who develop diabetes during pregnancy. Topics include meal planning, blood sugar monitoring and, if needed, insulin use instruction.
Pre-diabetes is a condition that forms before diabetes. It means that blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but aren’t high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Pre-diabetes is a warning sign that allows people to take action to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. These classes focus on preventing the onset of diabetes through:
- Making healthy food choices
- Exercise and blood sugar control
- Monitoring blood sugar levels
We offer classes at multiple locations, including at or near Anderson, Clermont, Fairfield and West Hospitals and The Jewish Hospital.
To schedule an education session, call 513-956-3729 and select option 2 and then option 1, Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mercy Health - Diabetes Education program meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education established by the American Diabetes Association. Your health insurance may or may not cover the cost of Diabetes Self-Management Education. Please check with your insurance provider for details.
Financial assistance is also available through Mercy Health. To learn more, call 513-981-6500.
Wound Care Centers Observe National Diabetes Month
Mercy Health - Cincinnati which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that its wound care centers are marking November’s National Diabetes Month observance by raising awareness of diabetes care.Read More ❯
Prediabetes Education Class Schedule
If you need help managing pre-diabetes, Mercy Health - Cincinnati can help. Register today for pre-diabetes education classes offered at convenient Mercy Health locations throughout the community. Pre-diabetes is a condition that forms before diabetes. It means that a person’s blood sugar levels are higher than normal but aren’t high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes. Usually a fasting blood sugar level of 100-125 mg/dl indicates pre-diabetes.Read More ❯
Wound Care Centers Participate in Wound Care Awareness Week
Mercy Health - Cincinnati, which provides advanced, compassionate, quality care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces that the care teams at its wound care centers, members of the Healogics network, are helping raise awareness of chronic wounds as part of the fourth annual Wound Care Awareness Week observance. Wound Care Awareness Week takes place June 5-9.Read More ❯
Prediabetes Education Class Schedule
If you need help managing pre-diabetes, Mercy Health - Cincinnati can help. Register today for pre-diabetes education classes offered at convenient Mercy Health locations throughout the community.Read More ❯
Help for Adults with Prediabetes is Now Available in Butler County
With financial support from Mercy Health - Fairfield Hospital, the Great Miami Valley YMCA introduces a program which helps adults make lasting lifestyle changes in order to improve their health and reduce their chance of developing type 2 diabetes.Read More ❯