Putting Together the Pieces
Almost 200,000 Oklahomans have diabetes. Those who do best learn to take an active role in managing their disease. At the Jane Phillips Outpatient Diabetes Education Program we give you the knowledge and skills to integrate diabetes management into your lifestyle.
The Team Approach
We realize that each person with diabetes is unique. Classes are taught by a registered nurse and a licensed and registered dietitian who use a combination of teaching, counseling, and lifestyle change techniques to help you learn to manage diabetes and enhance your quality of life. Together they work with you to meet your needs and treatment goals.�
Our Outpatient Diabetes Education Program offers an educational series and voluntary exercise program designed to give you the tools to take control of your life.
Each program consists of eight hours of classroom education, followed by an hour individual consultation to set up a personalized meal plan and exercise plan tailored for your specific needs.
You will learn about diabetes, meal planning strategies, the role of exercise and medications, how to reduce your risk of complications, how to cope with a chronic condition, how to monitor your blood sugar at home, and where to find resources and supplies.
Medicare and most insurance plans cover the Outpatient Diabetes Education Program. Check with your insurance provider about coverage for outpatient diabetes education. Physician referral is required for this program.
For more information on the program and fees, contact us at 918/331-1143.
Remember that you are the most important player in keeping your diabetes in check. You bring the desire; we'll give you the tools.