Diabetes Self Management Program
Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital has been Recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting the National Quality Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education.
Our program is for people with all types of diabetes, including type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes, and both newly diagnosed and well-established patients that want to improve their blood glucose control.
An individualized approach, which may include a group learning session, allows the patient to identify the behavior changes and strategies needed to control diabetes. The Diabetes Education Program is staffed by nurses and dietitians specializing in diabetes management.
Programs and Topics Discussed:
- The Diabetes Disease Process and Pathophysiology
- Carbohydrate Counting
- Oral Medications
- Insulin Administration / Insulin Pumps
- Chronic and Acute Complications
- Foot Care
- Medical Nutrition Therapy
- Goal Setting
- Living Well with Diabetes
- Standards of Care
- Physical Activity Benefits
- Management during Pregnancy
- Gestational Management
Make an Appointment
A Physician's Referral is required. Instruction in Spanish language is available upon request.
To make an appointment for diabetes education, please call (281)929-5183 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Patients are welcome and encouraged to bring family members to appointments.
Memorial Hermann Southeast will offer a Diabetes Support Group for all those affected by diabetes mellitus. The group will meet quarterly in the evenings