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! 

You don’t have to do it alone! Let us help you live at your highest possible quality of life and avoid more costly healthcare with our Moving Forward with Diabetes program. You will receive:

  • Education about your condition
  • One-on-one assessments with our Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
  • Group educational classes and support
  • Coordination with your medical provider

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Program Timeline

Month 1

During your first month, you’ll have an individual appointment with our CDE to do an initial assessment and answer any questions you may have.

Month 2

In the second month, you’ll attend 4 weekly group educational classes where you’ll learn about diet, exercise, medication, management, possible complications, and more in a supportive setting where you can connect with others like you.

Month 3

In your third and final month, you’ll have another individual appointment with our CDE for assessment and to advise you on how to incorporate all you’ve learned into daily life.

Enrollment Process

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1. Provider referral

Your provider can refer you to Moving Forward Diabetes Program by faxing the referral form to (828) 266-1065. Our staff will contact you to schedule your first appointment
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2. Insurance Pre-certification

Our staff will determine if you are eligible for insurance coverage, inform you of the coverage amount, and enroll you in the program.

3. Attend the Program

Be sure to attend your initial appointment with our CDE, group sessions, and the final CDE appointment. Once you’ve finished Moving Forward, we can recommend other programs to help you maintain your level of health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is wellness center membership included during the 3-month Moving Forward program?

  • No, the membership will not be included, although participants are welcome to purchase a membership.

 

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You matter! Our patients are our highest priority and our goal is to provide excellent patient care at all of our facilities. Please take a few moments to tell us how we're doing, or ask a question.