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Diabetes Care

You are More Than Your Number

Our diabetes care teams know you’re special, so say hello to personalized care for everything that makes you, you. We work with people who have all forms of diabetes—Type 1, Type 2 and gestational—to identify what they need to successfully manage their condition. We want to help you control the disease, not the other way around.

The LCMC Health diabetes care teams in the greater New Orleans area include:

  • Registered dietitians
  • Certified diabetes nurse educators
  • Clinical pharmacists

Find a diabetes care specialist near you.

One-of-a-kind service for a one-of-a-kind you

We only provide custom-fit care, because everybody is different—and we think that’s wonderful. With our myriad of different services, you’re sure to find your fit and learn how to live with your diabetes. Our diabetes education programs are recognized by the American Diabetes Association for meeting national standards for diabetes self-management.

We offer our classes in individual and group settings, too, so you can tailor your program in a way that makes you feel comfortable and helps you learn.

Learn more about our diabetes care services near you.
East Jefferson General Hospital
New Orleans East Hospital

A little education goes a long way

Because diabetes management takes place in the home, educating you about your disease is our top priority. At LCMC Health, we provide all the instruction you need to set you up for success.

Our educational programs can teach you about:

  • Acute diabetes emergencies
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Exercise benefits and precautions
  • Foot, skin and dental care
  • Meal planning and weight control
  • Medication management
  • Preventing, detecting and treating diabetes complications
  • Stress management
  • Sick-day management

When you finish with our educational programs, you can expect to have a working knowledge of diabetes, any medication you may be prescribed, nutrition and goal setting. Your healthiest days are ahead of you.

Diabetes care with a lagniappe of support

At LCMC Health, we’re bringing a little something extra to residents across our area. Sometimes taking care of your diabetes is difficult, especially when you’re trying to live your life. That’s why our facilities offer support groups and partner with NOLA restaurants to help you enjoy a good time and take care of yourself, too.

East Jefferson General Hospital offers support groups where you can connect with other people who have diabetes and share successes, challenges and healthy living tips with other people just like you.

The New Orleans East Hospital Healthy You, Health Me initiative partners with the following restaurants to offer diabetes-friendly menu options:

  • Li’l Dizzy’s Cafe (Wednesdays)
  • The Blue Flamingo
  • Salads Galore & More
  • Backatown Coffee Parlour,
  • We Dat’s Chicken & Shrimp
  • Dooky Chase’s Restaurant