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Diabetes care/education

Diabetes care and education

New Ulm Medical Center Diabetes Care program strives to provide patients with the knowledge and tools to become engaged and active in their diabetes management. It's designed to help patients manage diabetes every step of the way.

One-on-one session

When a patient is diagnosed with diabetes, he or she should schedule a one-on-one session with a diabetes educator. This program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association. This program takes place at the New Ulm Medical Center.

  • Talk about the diagnosis
  • Get answers to your questions
  • Determine training needs and sign up for classes

Insulin pump training

If you choose to use an insulin pump to manage your diabetes, our one-on-one training will help you thoroughly understand the pump and optimize its use.

  • Learning advanced carbohydrate counting specifically with an insulin pump
  • Learning basic pump functions and how to prepare for starting the pump
  • Starting your pump with the help of a certified pump trainer

Annual Diabetes Update

The American Diabetes Association recommends you see a diabetes educator once a year to review and update your self-management plan. Ongoing education is very important since new information and new tools for managing diabetes are constantly being developed.

Our Diabetes Care Program is accredited by the American Diabetes Association.