For patients with pre-diabetes or diabetes, we have several services to help you live well while managing your disease. From diagnosis to treatment to implementing lifestyle changes, we are committed to helping you live at your fullest health potential.
You could have prediabetes or type 2 diabetes and not know it. If you have any of these risk factors, ask your doctor about getting your blood sugar tested:
- 45+ Years Old
- Family History
- Physically active less than three times/week
- History of gestational diabetes
- Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
Internal medicine providers, or internists, are experts in diagnosing and treating diseases like diabetes that commonly affect adults and complex medical situations where you may be dealing with multiple conditions.
Prevent T2 & Diabetes Self-Management
Prevent T2: CDC-recognized diabetes prevention program based upon proven strategies to achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Learn more about Prevent T2 >
Moving Forward with Diabetes: is a three-month program for patients with T1 or T2, gestational diabetes or glucose intolerance. Individual assessment, group educational classes, diabetes educator (CDE), and physician follow-up.
Learn more about Diabetes Self-Management >
Medical Nutrition Therapy
Individual nutrition counseling, with a qualified registered dietitian/nutritionist (RDN), is available for patients with T1, T2, or gestational diabetes. Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) can help individuals with diabetes improve their blood glucose, body weight, blood pressure and lipids (cholesterol, triglycerides). Referral is required. To schedule an appointment, download Referral for Medical Nutrition Therapy and fax to (828) 386-2049.
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US. If unmanaged, it can cause life-altering symptoms such as blindness, limb amputations, and kidney failure. The good news is that you CAN take steps to prevent T2 or manage your diabetes with healthy lifestyle changes. Read More: Take the quiz: Am I at risk for type 2 diabetes?
Diabetes? Now what? If you have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, or glucose intolerance, this program is for you! Read More: Moving Forward with Diabetes
If you would like to speak to someone about our services, please let us know!