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Diabetes Management

Diabetes Lifestyle

If you or someone you care about has diabetes, call the CHRISTUS Hospital Diabetes Education department to find out how we can help.

Beaumont contact: 409-899-7187
Port Arthur contact: 409-989-5224

Diabetes is a progressive disease that can lead to serious health problems. Although you cannot cure diabetes, you can lower your risk of developing complications from the disease by making healthy lifestyle choices and seeing your doctor regularly. To learn about diabetes, click here.

Make the Right Choices for Good Health

If you are diabetic, we can help you learn to make the right choices. CHRISTUS Hospital-St. Elizabeth and St. Mary provides a comprehensive diabetes management program called Diabetes Lifestyle. Our dedicated staff, which includes certified diabetes educators, nurses and dietitians, provides counseling and educational programs to both children and adults. Our teaching staff may also include an endocrinologist and a podiatrist.

CHRISTUS Hospital-St. Elizabeth and St. Mary Diabetes Lifestyle Program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and is the only program in the area that is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Disease Specific Care Certified Program.

How to Enroll In Our Diabetes Lifestyle Program

Enrollment in our Diabetes Lifestyle Program requires a physician referral. Medicare and most insurance plans cover the cost of a portion of diabetes education.

When you enroll, you'll meet with our diabetes educator who will make a thorough, one-on-one assessment to assist you in setting personal diabetes management goals.

Beaumont

Individual appointments are offered each week. Group classes are held on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00am to 5:00pm OR on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 5pm to 8:30pm. A physician referral is required.

Location:
CHRISTUS Outpatient Pavilion
755 N. 11th Street
Phone: 409-899-7187

Port Arthur and Mid-County

Individual appointments are offered each week. Group classes are held on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:30am to 4pm. A physician referral is required.

Location:
CHRISTUS Outpatient Center
3701 Highway 73 at Ninth Ave.
Phone: 409-989-5224

If you or someone you love has diabetes, call Diabetes Lifestyle to find out how we can help. It's just part of our comprehensive plan to help those with diabetes live an active and productive life.

Convenient, free parking is available at all CHRISTUS Hospital-St. Elizabeth and St. Mary locations, and complimentary valet parking is available at St. Elizabeth's main entrance.

 

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