Diabetes care and treatment at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan
Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan's Diabetes Center is dedicated to serving people with diabetes and their families. Our purpose is to:
- Educate you about diabetes.
- Give you the confidence to manage the daily challenges of living with diabetes.
- Prevent long-term complications.
Accredited by the American Diabetes Association, our program is designed to help you at any stage of your disease, whether you just learned of your diabetes or are looking for ongoing support. With a staff of educators certified by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, we offer information, classes and one-on-one support to help you become informed and live well.
We offer one-on-one appointments with nurses and dietitians who are nationally certified diabetes educators specializing in diabetes management. A referral from a healthcare provider is required.
The Diabetes Center provides both daytime and evening courses.
Free community activities
As a service to the community, we periodically offer diabetes screenings at area health fairs.