Affecting millions of women in the USA, Diabetes is caused by a defect in the way our bodies make or use insulin. Without enough insulin to help process the food we eat, our levels of blood sugar become too high. This can lead to serious complications, including heart disease, stroke, kidney failure and even death.
ChristianaCare offers comprehensive and specialist care for women with diabetes and other metabolic disorders. Our board-certified endocrinologists, certified diabetes educators, nutritional counselors and support staff provide you with the best possible care, tailored for you.
For more information, please call 302-661-3401.
ChristianaCare supports your primary care doctor through its diabetes primary care services program. In the program, our certified diabetes educators offer educational support that complements your primary care doctor’s medical and educational goals for your diabetes. Our individual and group education sessions are ideal if you have recently been diagnosed with diabetes or if you haven’t had previous diabetes education.
As part of our program, we offer an American Diabetes Association approved diabetes self-management class, Living with Diabetes, at convenient times and locations throughout Delaware. We also offer individualized blood glucose monitor and insulin injection training within 48 hours of patient’s request.
Our education teaches you the essentials of successfully living with diabetes.
You learn how to:
For more information, please call 302-661-3050.