Corp-Well-ImageWhether you are newly diagnosed with Type 1, Type 2, or gestational diabetes, or have had diabetes for a number of years, managing diabetes requires education and support. A Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) is a professional who is licensed to provide comprehensive and specialized education for diabetes self-management.

The CDE’s at EduCare are here to help guide you through the process of learning how to live a healthy life from pediatrics to geriatrics. Topics include:

  • Understanding the disease process
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Use and understanding of medications (oral, insulin/injectable therapy)
  • Risk reduction
  • Nutrition
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Dining out and meal planning
  • Exercise benefits and precautions
  • Stress management and coping skills
  • Insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors

Education can be provided in a variety of formats including individual consultations, classes, home visits, school visits and support groups.

Pediatric Diabetes

At Educare we understand having a child with diabetes can be challenging and requires more than just medical management. As CDE’s we are able to provide children and families a supportive environment that meets your emotional and medical needs. All our educators are experienced in pediatric diabetes management and provide specialized education sessions that can include:

  • In office or in home visits with immediate and/or extended family or caregivers
  • School visits with administration and/or staff