Until There's a Cure, There is Help
Since 1987, Lee Diabetes Care at Lee Memorial Health System has been
serving the residents of Southwest Florida by providing education programs
designed to help you achieve the delicate balance needed to control your
diabetes. Education on proper nutrition (carbohydrate counting), medication,
exercise, and stress management are the key components taught to achieve this
Lee Diabetes Care is an excellent resource for people with diabetes
at any stage. We offer a complete program of treatment and consultation
services, through both inpatient and outpatient care.
The Certified Diabetes Educators at Lee Diabetes Care will help you
to achieve a healthier lifestyle, which will improve your blood sugar control,
avoid or delay the onset of diabetes complications, and enhance your overall
health. Our educators work with your doctor to develop a treatment plan that it
tailored to your individual diabetes needs.
The American Diabetes Association has recognized Lee Diabetes Care
for quality patient education in accordance with the National Standards for
Diabetes Patient Education Programs since 1989.
Do you know:
What carbohydrates are
and what foods contain them?
How many carbohydrates
you should eat daily?
When you should take
your oral medication?
When you should inject your insulin?
That products labeled
"no sugar added" are not sugar free?
What stress does to
your blood sugar level?
How many times a day
and when you should test your blood sugar?
What your blood sugar
level should be in the morning? After meals?
These questions will be answered and so many more when you attend
our diabetes education programs. Donít wait! Call us today at 239-424-3127.
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