Diabetes Care Center

The Diabetes Care Center at Community Hospital Anderson provides educational programs and services to any person interested in learning more about diabetes self-care and management. Services are provided in group or individual settings, as well as consultation for inpatients. Family members are encouraged to attend and participate.

The staff is a multi-disciplinary team specialized and certified in diabetes. The team of nurses, dietitians and pharmacists is able to address the many management issues experienced with diabetes. Dr. Gulminay Mohsin, a board certified internist specializing in diabetes, is also available for consultation. The Diabetes Care Center's education and management program is nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association. This recognition certifies that the program has met national standards for quality diabetes education. It is the only ADA recognized program in Madison County.

Diabetes education and management program
This is a group class offered afternoons and evenings at Community Anderson, and includes:

  • Individualized meal plan and nutritional counseling.
  • Home blood glucose meter with instruction.
  • Instruction by certified diabetes educator on general diabetes management and self-care skills.

Gestational glycemic control program
The nurse and dietitian provide instruction for the expectant mother in an individual session. A blood glucose meter is provided if needed.

Individual instruction
Individual instruction from a certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian accommodates specific learning needs. Individual instruction includes, but isn't limited to: insulin initiation and adjustment, glucose meter instruction, meal planning and nutritional counseling, and insulin pump therapy.

Support group
The Diabetes Care Center offers a monthly support group on the first Monday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. If the first Monday falls on a holiday, the group meets the next week.

The Diabetes Care Center is located in the lower level of the 1601 Building on Community Anderson's campus. For more information, contact the Diabetes Care Center at 765-298-5365