The registered dietitians at Community Hospital provide individualized nutrition education and counseling also known as MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy) for a variety of medical diagnoses. We require a physician’s referral with a diagnosis to be able to offer this service. Insurance coverage for medical nutrition therapy is dependant on an individual’s insurance carrier.
Our Healthcare Professionals
Terri Thompson, BSN, RN, CDE, Diabetes Specialist
Jeanette Durham, MS, RD, CDE
Kelley McClain, RD
The mission of Community Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center is to improve the knowledge, health and quality of life of individuals with diabetes. Empowering individuals and the community through education on diabetes management is the key to achieving optimal health.
Qualifying Medical Diagnoses
Nutrition Education Classes
Interactive Food Diary & Blood Glucose Sheet
To use our interactive Food Diary and Blood Glucose Level program sheet, you will need Microsoft Excel on your computer. Select Save As Excel to save the sheet to your computer. You are then ready to record your daily food intake as well as your fasting glucose levels and your after meal glucose levels. The work sheet will automatically graph these for you.
Diabetes onset can be delayed and complications reduced with improved lifestyle behaviors. Click here to learn 5 simple steps to help prevent diabetes. To print a diabetes screening test click this link.
Almost 17 million people have diabetes.
Learning to manage diabetes requires making informed choices. Community Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center provides the most current information to help people make choices that lead to a healthier life with fewer complications from diabetes.
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Diabetes in Colorado
Our diabetes self-management course is a combination of individual and group educational sessions for people and /or families with diabetes. The course is taught by a team of experienced educators, including a nurse, dietitian and mental-health specialist.
Education for gestational diabetes, pediatric patients, families, and those with special needs is available as well.
Diabetes Education Classes
Outpatient diabetes education is covered by many insurance plans with a physician referral. Our staff will assist you to verify coverage or determine a fee schedule.
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Community Hospital’s Diabetes Education Center is located at 2004 N. 12th St., which is in the Community Professional Plaza across the street from Community Hospital.
Community Hospital Diabetes Education Programs are ADA Certified