We are committed to providing a staff with the highest level of expertise in its field so that you receive the best care possible. Our educational staff includes nurses and dietitians who are certified diabetes educators and receive continuing training and education to maintain their certification.
Carolinas Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology Diabetes Education Program offers comprehensive diabetes education classes, programs and support groups at Spartanburg Regional and Village Hospital. We have counseled thousands of adults with diabetes who have learned to lead better, healthier lives.
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have lived with diabetes for many years, we have education classes and services appropriate for you. Call us at 864-560-6419 x5 for more information.
Education in diabetes self-management skills can include:
- Carbohydrate counting
- Continuous glucose monitoring
- Home blood sugar monitoring
- Injection training
- Insulin pumps
- Insulin therapy
- Managing medications
- Meal planning
- Problem solving
- Special needs
Certified diabetes educators help you understand the basics of controlling your blood glucose levels through good nutrition, moderate activity and blood glucose monitoring. Other topics covered in the classes include heart health, stress management, weight management, and overall wellness.
Gestational diabetes classes are for women who develop diabetes during pregnancy. We work with you and your doctor to help ensure a healthy pregnancy. Our certified diabetes educators teach you how to take care of your gestational diabetes through nutritious meals, exercise and self-blood glucose monitoring.
We provide basic and comprehensive educational services for adults with type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes. In addition, we offer individualized care and consultations to meet your specific needs.
We are proud that Carolinas Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association for Quality Self-Management Education.