Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy

Since 1998, Beebe Healthcare’s Diabetes Management team has provided outpatient diabetes education for the community. This comprehensive program received national recognition by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for providing education that meets the national standard for diabetes self-management education programs.

Diabetes is a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin. 

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Common Symptoms of Diabetes

  • Urinating often
  • Feeling very thirsty
  • Feeling very hungry - even though you are eating
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Blurry vision
  • Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
  • Weight loss - even though you are eating more (Type 1)
  • Tingling, pain, or numbness in the hands/feet (Type 2)

Early detection and treatment of diabetes can decrease the risk of developing the complications of diabetes.

 

Common Questions about Diabetes

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Find Us

Beebe Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy
Medical Arts Building
18947 John J. Williams Highway (Route 24), Suite 210
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone: (302) 645-3121     Fax: (302) 645-3428
Hours: Monday through Friday; hours by appointment only. 

Beebe Diabetes Management also meets with clients throughout Sussex County for educational classes and support groups.

 

Support for Patients

Beebe Diabetes Management offers a Diabetes Support GroupInterested participants may fill out the form here to receive information on upcoming groups or call (302) 645-3121 with questions. The support group is open to anyone interested who is diagnosed with diabetes or supports someone with diabetes. Find Events

Healthy Eating Education Class: For upcoming dates or to RSVP, call (302) 645-3121. The session is open to everyone!

 

 

Diabetes Education for Your Life

A comprehensive education series is designed to help you learn to manage your diabetes. Group and individual sessions are available. If you are newly diagnosed, group sessions are highly recommended. Education programs are available in various locations and times for your convenience.

Topics covered include:

  • Healthy Eating 
  • Problem Solving
  • Medications 
  • Monitoring
  • Physical Activity  
  • Risk Reduction
  • Coping with Diabetes
 
ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy (Gestational Diabetes)
  • Carbohydrate Counting
  • Basic Nutrition
  • Healthy Eating and Disease Prevention
  • Insulin Pump Education
  • Annual Update: Continuing your Diabetes Journey
  • Glucose Monitoring
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
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