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Type 1 Diabetes - Adult


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Diabetes is a difficult disease to live with and a disease that affects the whole family (American Diabetes Association).

Our mission: to provide education to help every adult & their family to adjust to life with diabetes.

Our Certified Diabetes Educators provide individualized education & counseling. The plan of care is based on your concerns & your questions regarding the management of your diabetes:

New Diagnosis Type 1 Diabetes

  • address the stress & emotional adjustment to the diagnosis for you & your significant other
  • day-to-day management of diabetes
  • exercising safely with insulin
  • hypoglycemia: signs, treatment and prevention
  • sick-day management
  • diabetes management & the work setting
  • fine-tuning your insulin dose before meals
  • updated information on the newest technology for diabetes management

Existing Type 1 Diabetes

  • fine-tune diabetes management if A1C not in-target
  • preventing wide swings in BG readings
  • transition from multiple daily injections to insulin pump therapy
  • hypoglycemia: signs, treatment & prevention
  • education & training for continuous glucose sensor
  • using applications on smart phones for carb counting/meal planning
  • refresher for carbohydrate counting
  • impact of Type 1 Diabetes on relationships & family functioning
  • alcohol, smoking, driving, & sexuality
  • transition from mixed insulin to basal-bolus/multiple daily injections
  • pattern management: looking for patterns & finding solutions
  • staying healthy & reducing risks of complications
  • understanding your insurance coverage & getting the most value for your money


(630) 527-3000

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801 S. Washington, Naperville, IL 60540 • (630) 527-3000

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