Contact the office for additional information - (814) 375-6383
Now located in the Medical Arts Building, 145 Hospital Avenue, DuBois
The services of the Diabetes Center are of benefit to those of all ages with newly diagnosed diabetes, uncontrolled diabetes, pregnancy with pre-existing diabetes or gestational diabetes.
Diabetes therapy sessions consist of two four-hour sessions taught by registered dietitians and registered nurses. All clinicians are certified diabetes educators. The sessions are offered with morning, afternoon and evening sessions available on a rotating basis. Individual teaching is also available. DRMC is one of the few diabetes self-management programs in the area recognized by the American Diabetes Association. This recognition allows for third party reimbursement by most insurance companies. The center has been recognized since 2000.
Blood Glucose Monitoring
The clinic provides meter training.
Individual sessions for those starting insulin or insulin pump therapy.
Books, recipes and videos are available on a variety of health prevention/promotion topics. People need not be a patient to use this service.
Individual sessions are available for disease-specific medical nutrition therapy (i.e. hypertension, elevated triglycerides), weight management and eating disorders.
The center can provide information to the consumer on good nutrition.
Third party reimbursement is available for diabetes education and some nutrition counseling. This is dependent on patientsí insurance and they need to call the 800 number on their insurance card to know if it is covered. In the event the patients do not have insurance or are concerned about payment, they may contact the business office for assistance.
* Diabetes support group meetings are held monthly
* Clearfield/Jefferson/Elk Chapter of the American Diabetes Association