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Comprehensive Diabetes Care to Help Keep Your Life on Track

With seven convenient locations throughout Southeast Wisconsin, Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare’s Diabetes Management Program can help you effectively manage your diabetes by providing the tools, support, education and encouragement needed to understand and control this lifelong condition.

Diabetes Care

Why Choose Wheaton for Diabetes Care?

Our diabetes self-management education program is nationally recognized by the American Diabetes Association, affiliated with the International Diabetes Center, and accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). That means we incorporate your needs, goals and life experiences in order to deliver effective self-care education and prevent or delay complications of diabetes. It also means that our program is guided by the highest national evidence-based standards in providing the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary for self-care.

Who Should Participate

Adults (age 18 and older) with:

Family members of those with diabetes are also encouraged to participate.

Note: Physician referral or order is required.

Program Highlights

  • Education occurs in a group setting, covering diabetes self-management topics and training.
  • Professional clinical team including certified diabetes educators, who are registered nurses or registered dietitians specially trained in diabetes care management and education.
  • Individually tailored profile, including annual assessment, plan of care, and recommended next steps designed by you and our health care team.
  • Comprehensive self-management education, techniques and lifestyles counseling in accordance with American Diabetes Association standards and your personal needs.
  • Discussion about diabetes-specific issues.
  • Individual (one-on-one) sessions available if physician referral identifies challenges that may impact group education opportunities. In addition, individual education may be needed for insulin management, medical nutrition therapy and pregnancy issues.
  • Support groups available, covering a wide range of topics and situations.
  • Regular communications between our staff and your doctors – including screening results and recommendations.
  • Ongoing care and consultation, with compassion and encouragement.

Topics Covered

  • Diabetes disease process
  • Nutrition (including carbohydrate counting)
  • Home glucose monitoring
  • Physical activity
  • Medications
  • Risk reduction
  • Coping skills and strategies
  • Problem solving

Our Diabetes Care Team

Our diabetes educators are licensed health care professionals, including registered nurses and registered dietitians who specialize in educating people with diabetes. Many are also Certified Diabetes Educators from AADE.

Care Locations

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All Saints

Brown Deer

Elmbrook Memorial


St. Francis


Physician referral or order is required.