Affinity Health Group Diabetes Care

DIABETES EDUCATION

APPOINTMENT 1

Assessment will include:

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Meal planning
  • Recognition of hyperglycemia/hypoglycemia symptoms and treatment
  • Medication usage and safety
  • HbgA1C and lipid panel lab test*

APPOINTMENT 2

  • Individual follow-up on lifestyle changes to meet goals
  • Review of blood glucose by diabetes educator
  • Review of food log by registered dietitian

3-DAY GROUP TRAINING

After completion of training, a comprehensive self-management follow-up is scheduled to:

  • Check progress of goals
  • Resolve barriers to changing lifestyle
  • Perform diabetic foot exam with monofilament
  • Obtain HbgA1C & lipid panel lab test*

* Please note that any blood testing done at this location will be for educational and informational purposes only. The lab here does not replace what you are having done at your primary care provider office. Your insurance will not be billed for the lab test done at this location.


DIABETES CARE

Services Available

  • Insulin pump initiation
  • Insulin pump upgrades and conversions
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Medication review by Clinical Pharmacists
  • Routine Diabetic Foot Care including toenail, callous, and corn care

$0 For Vantage Members:

  • Annual Diabetic Foot Exam including screening for eligibility of diabetic shoes and inserts
  • Healthy cooking demonstrations in our kitchen including Gluten-Free Lunch & Learn Series, recipe substitution ideas, and meal planning
  • Participate in grocery store tours with a Registered Dietitian
  • Fitness assessment and an exercise prescription with an Exercise Physiologist / Health & Lifestyle Coach; includes a follow-up to check on progress of your goals
  • Group exercise classes
  • Access to gym equipment

One-on-one sessions are taught by an RN, Diabetes Educator, and/or Registered Dietitian. Group training sessions are taught by a multidisciplinary team of Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered Nurses, Registered Dietitians, Exercise Physiologists, and Health & Lifestyle coaches.


AFFINITY HEALTH MANAGEMENT CENTER

Please call the office today at (318) 807-1500 to schedule an appointment or visit us at 1325 Louisville Ave., Monroe, LA 71201.



Margaret Butler

Foot Care Nurse

Affinity Health Management Center

Tiffany Frost

Diabetes Educator / Foot Care Nurse

Affinity Health Management Center

Janis Webber

Diabetes Educator / Foot Care Nurse

Affinity Health Management Center


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