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Diabetes & Endocrinology 

Diabetes

Whether you are recently diagnosed with diabetes or just want to learn how to better manage your condition, Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie offers specialized diabetes programs and services for patients with diabetes and their families.

The following Baylor Diabetes training programs are offered at Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie and offered at a variety of times to fit your schedule.

Diabetes Self-Management Training Program for Type 2 Diabetes

This multidisciplinary program covers a full range of lifestyle and disease management topics. The program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association as being in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.

Diabetes Self-Management Training Program for Type 1 Diabetes

This program includes comprehensive assessment and review of self-care behaviors. This is a one-on-one education program designed to meet individual educational needs.

Gestational Diabetes Program

This program serves the needs of the woman whose pregnancy has been complicated by diabetes. The program’s educational content consists of intensive, individual meal planning, instruction in blood glucose and ketone testing, exercise plans as recommended by the physician and insulin therapy when required.

Insulin Pump Program

The Insulin Pump Program provides comprehensive assessment, education and support for individuals choosing to use an insulin pump.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

This program is designed to meet the education needs of the patient diagnosed with pre- diabetes (impaired glucose tolerance), diabetes and other medical conditions (i.e. High Blood Pressure, Obesity and Hyperlipidemia). It offers a comprehensive diet assessment with a registered dietitian and meal planning education. 

For more information about diabetes education please call Baylor Medical Center at Waxahachie at 1.800.4BAYLOR.