Care begins with you
Effective management of diabetes requires the full commitment of the patient. In addition to keeping track of medication and glucose levels, maintaining healthy diet and regular physical activity are also vital.
You’re not alone
Get the information and support you need. Franciscan Diabetes Services is here to help. Our skilled, devoted educators empower young adults, adult and senior patients to take charge and become experts in their own care.
Individualized education for patients and family
Our diabetes education program is open to those with Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes, including those on insulin pumps. Referral from your primary provider is required. Through one-on-one consultations and group programs, you gain the tools to stay active and healthy. Learn all aspects of effective management of blood glucose, from monitoring to nutrition to lifestyle. Family and loved ones are encouraged to participate to better provide ongoing support.
Print and have your doctor complete our referral form. Then make an appointment at any of our convenient locations by calling 253-426-6753 for initial assessment and customized maintenance plan.
To learn more about Franciscan Diabetes Services, call 253-426-6753.