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Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has many pathways which lead to the elevation of blood glucose levels.

Diabetes and Wellness can help you manage all of those pathways with a look at body, mind and spirit health care. We will show you have to utilize the latest technology to assist you in taking care of your disease.

  • Medication management
  • Insulin pump therapy
  • Continuous blood glucose monitoring
  • On-going care of the whole person
  • Laboratory monitoring
  • Education
  • Classes
  • Carbohydrate counting
  • Dietary support
  • Preventative services

Resources - Type 2 Diabetes

What Is Diabetes?

What Is Diabetes?

This fact sheet provides patients with an overview of what diabetes is, types of diabetes, how it affects the body and how it can be managed.

Carb Counting and Meal Planning

Carb Counting and Meal Planning

Helps you understand everything from the basics of planning healthy meals to the specifics of counting carbohydrates and gauging portion sizes.

Facing Diabetes Lifestyle Challenges

Building a Balanced Meal

Building a Balanced Meal

This fully illustrated fact sheet shows patients how to use a plate to create a balanced meal and how to estimate portion sizes so that each meal is a healthy one.

Dining Out with Diabetes

Dining Out with Diabetes

This fact sheet explains how planning ahead and mkaing smart food choices allows patients with diabetes to successfully enjoy dining out.

Making Healthy Fast Food Choices

Making Healthy Fast Food Choices

Fast foods are not always healthy ones, but more and more people are eating them on a very regular basis. This fact sheet helps patients understand how to make healthy choices in fast food restaurants.

Know Your Numbers

Know Your Numbers

This fact sheet lists the numbers that patients with diabetes need to track and manage in order to achieve the best possible health.

Low Blood Sugar

Low Blood Sugar

This fact sheet will help patients recognize the signs of hypoglycemia and provides information for managing the condition.

Reading a Nutrition Facts Label

Reading a Nutrition Facts Label

This fact sheet leads patients through a Nutrition Facts label step by step, pointing out exactly what to look for so that they can choose foods that fit their meal plan.

For the Diabetes Care Partner

Supporting Someone with Diabetes

Supporting Someone with Diabetes

This booklet describes the role of the care partner in caring for someone with diabetes, discusses basic facts about the disease so that the care partner can take a more active role on the diabetes care team, and explains how care partners can take care of themselves.

Taking Care of You

Taking Care of You

This fact sheet emphasizes the importance of diabetes care partners' taking care of themselves and lets them know how they can do it.

Needs Assistance Managing Diabetes?

Checking Your Blood Sugar

Checking Your Blood Sugar

This fact sheet outlines how a patient can work with their health care professional and diabetes care team to monitor blood sugar. It explains the importance of keeping a blood sugar diary, setting goals, and monitoring A1C levels to better control diabetes.

Doctor Discussion Guide

Doctor Discussion Guide

This fact sheet provides patients with questions that they can ask their health care providers to get information that will help them better understand their diabetes.

Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Foot Care for People with Diabetes

Help patients with diabetes keep their feet healthy. In this fact sheet, patients will find simple steaps they can take to maintain the health of their feet.

Understanding Health Insurance

Understanding Health Insurance

This booklet provides the basic information needed to make sound choices about health insurance, including questions to ask and resources for more information.

Keeping Your Feet Active

Keeping Your Feet Active

This fact sheet highlights a series of simple exercises that patients with diabetes can do to improve blood flow to their feet and keep them healthy.

Managing Diabetes Safely During Sick Days

Managing Diabetes Safely During Sick Days

Some aspects of diabetes self-care need to change when patients are ill. This fact sheet details how and lets patients know when to contact the diabetes care team.

Traveling with Diabetes

Traveling with Diabetes

Don't let diabetes interfere with travel plans. Help patients understand how to prepare for a trip and what they need to take with them.

Working Shifts Safely with Diabetes

Working Shifts Safely with Diabetes

This fact sheet provides insight into how patients who work evenings or off hours can work with their employers and diabetes care team to manage their condition.

Staying on Track

Staying on Track

A 3-month diary allows people with diabetes to easily record: blood sugar results before and after each meal and before bedtime; diabetes medicines, carbohydrate intake, activity, and ketone test results (if applicable). Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

Your Guide to Better Office Visits

Your Guide to Better Office Visits

This booklet is aimed at helping patients take charge of managing their diabetes by providing a care schedule they can customize with their diabetes care team. Literature is sent in a quantity of 10 per pack.

Newly Diagnosed With Diabetes?

Diabetes and You

Diabetes and You

A booklet that provides patients with an overview on what diabetes is, and the steps necessary to help manage it.

High Blood Sugar

High Blood Sugar

This fact sheet helps patients recognize the signs of hyperglycemia and provides information for managing the condition.

Diabetes Medicines

Diabetes Medicines

This booklet provides an overview of the treatment options available for people who have diabetes, and stresses the importance of working with the health care professional and diabetes care team to find the right medicine.

The Emotional Side of Diabetes

The Emotional Side of Diabetes

Diabetes can take a lot of effort to manage, so it's not surprising that may people who have it feel overwhelmed. This fact sheet helps patients understand the emotional side of diabetes and what they can do about it.

Prediabetes and Diabetes

Prediabetes and Diabetes

This fact sheet explains who may be at risk for prediabetes, explains what is going on in the patient's body, and outlines how they can adopt better nutrition and physical activity habits.

Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin

Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin

This fact sheet provides an insulin and type 2 diabetes overview for patients. It outlines types of insulin used to manage diabetes and explains to patients how they can work with their health care professional to come up with an insulin plan that works best for them.

Type 2 Diabetes Changes: How and Why

Type 2 Diabetes Changes: How and Why

Information on the evolution of type 2 diabetes and how it impacts the body's ability to process glucose. It stresses that by following a diabetes care plan, patients can prevent or slow down many problems caused by the disease.

Type 2 Diabetes and the Role of GLP-1

Type 2 Diabetes and the Role of GLP-1

This fact sheet focuses on the pathophysiology of diabetes and explains how GLP-1 receptor agonist treatments can help address the core defects of diabetes.

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