Diabetes Self-Management Education Program
Cheyenne Regional Medical Group Endocrinology & Diabetes Education offers management and treatment education services for all types of diabetes. Whether you are newly diagnosed, have existing Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, pre-diabetes or have gestational diabetes, we are here to help you feel better and more confident while supporting a healthy lifestyle.
Our Program is ADA Certified
Cheyenne Regional’s Diabetes Self-Management Education program has earned certification as an “ADA Recognized Education Program” from the American Diabetes Association. This designation recognizes that our Diabetes Self-Management Education program follows the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.
This comprehensive set of standards is designed to define quality Diabetes Self-Management Education and to assist educators to provide evidence-based education.
What to Expect
Our team of certified diabetes care and education specialists work closely with the patients care team to ensure that patients receive the right treatment at the right time. Our team will work with you to determine your specific education needs. We offer individual instruction on a variety of diabetes related topics to give you the knowledge and skills needed to self-manage the disease and prevent complications.
Our individual instruction sessions include topics such as:
- Blood Glucose Monitoring
- Prevention and Treatment of Acute and Chronic Complications
- Stress Management
- Problem Solving
- Healthy Coping
- Diabetes in Pregnancy
- Gestational Diabetes
- Insulin Teaching
- Diabetes Technologies
- Blood Glucose Meter
- Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)
- Insulin Pumps
Program coverage varies depending on your insurance. Private insurance companies may typically cover costs of the program with a physician referral. Please check with your insurance provider regarding your personal benefits.
A physician referral is required for any diabetes education services. We can help you obtain that referral if necessary.