Diabetes Education Program

Butler County Health understands that living with diabetes can present unique challenges, and that's why we're here to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and support you need to effectively manage your condition and lead a healthier life.  Our Diabetes Education Program is designed to empower individuals with diabetes, as well as their families and friends, to take control of their health and make informed decisions. We are committed to helping you navigate the complexities of diabetes and achieve your wellness goals.

Key features of our Diabetes Education Program include:

Expert Guidance: Our program is led by Certified Diabetes Educator, Sandra Burwell, RD and Heather Ranslem, RN, who have extensive knowledge and experience in diabetes management. They are dedicated to providing you with accurate and up-to-date information tailored to your specific needs.

Comprehensive Learning: We cover a wide range of topics, including blood sugar monitoring, continuous glucose monitors, medication management, healthy eating, physical activity, stress management and more.  Our goal is to give you a comprehensive understanding of diabetes and its management strategies.

Personalized Approach: We recognize that each person's journey with diabetes is unique. That's why our program takes your individual circumstances into account, ensuring that the information and guidance you receive are relevant and effective for your situation.

Interactive Sessions: Our sessions are designed to be interactive and engaging. We encourage questions, discussions, and sharing of experiences to create a supportive learning environment.

Lifestyle Integration: Managing diabetes goes beyond medical aspects. We emphasize the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes balanced nutrition, regular exercise, and effective stress management.

Tracking Progress: We help you set achievable goals and track your progress over time. This includes monitoring your hemoglobin A1C levels and making adjustments to your management plan as needed.

Ongoing Support: Our commitment doesn't end with the program. We're here to support you beyond the educational sessions, providing guidance and assistance whenever you need it.

Positive Outcomes: Many participants in our program have reported improved A1C levels, increased confidence in managing their diabetes, and an overall improvement in their quality of life.

Whether you've been recently diagnosed with diabetes or have been living with it for years, our Diabetes Education Program is here to provide you with the tools you need to thrive.  To learn more about our program or to enroll, please contact Sandra Burwell, RD, LMNT at 402.367.1391 or sburwell@bchccnet.org

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