Self-management education is an essential component of diabetes management. The Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic is committed to giving patients the tools needed to assume a major role in their diabetes management.
Marcy Gregg, ARNP and certified diabetes educator, along with Mary Baker, LPN and a dietician from Mercy Medical Center, conduct diabetes education classes at the clinic, addressing a variety of topics including diabetes disease process; nutritional management; physical activity; medications; monitoring; preventing, detecting and treating acute complications; preventing, detecting and treating chronic complications through risk reduction; goal setting and problem solving; psychological adjustment; and preconception care, management during pregnancy and gestation management.
Participants do not need to be current patients of the Mt. Ayr Medical Clinic, but a referral from a family physician is required. Please call (641) 464-4470 for more information.