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Diabetes & Nutrition Education

If you have diabetes or another health condition affected by your diet, turn to Caldwell UNC Health Care. You’ll get personalized guidance to eat healthier, prevent health problems and manage your condition.

Nutritional Counseling

Visit us for care of conditions such as:

Refer Your Patient

Print, fill out and fax the physician referral form [PDF] to us if your patient would benefit from diabetes self-management training.

Diabetes Self-Management Training

Control your diabetes or reduce your risk of developing the condition with self-management training. A certified diabetes educator, who is also a registered dietitian, will work with you and your primary care provider to make an education plan. Through individual and group sessions, you may learn about topics such as:

  • Foot and skin care
  • Glucose meter use
  • Insulin use, including insulin pumps
  • Medication management
  • Nutrition, including medical nutrition therapy
  • Prevention of complications
  • Responses to high and low blood sugar

Support & Advice for Healthy Living

You’ll also get care for your psychological and practical needs. Explore ways to:

  • Cope with stress
  • Change everyday behaviors to live healthier
  • Find support from family, friends, and peers
  • Take advantage of community and financial resources

Maintain your progress during and after self-management training sessions with our support group.

ADA-Recognized Education Program

Feel confident knowing the American Diabetes Association recognizes Caldwell UNC Health Care’s education program. That recognition means you can trust us for:

  • Complete, well-rounded instruction
  • Highly trained, qualified staff
  • Training given in a way that meets your needs

Insurance Coverage

Ask us for help determining if your insurance provider covers diabetes and nutrition education services.

Ask for a Referral

Ask your primary care provider for a referral to diabetes or nutrition services at Caldwell UNC Health Care. Then, call 828-757-6450 to make an appointment.

Specialized Diabetes Care

Get diabetic foot care or skin and wound care from trained, knowledgeable doctors at Caldwell UNC Health Care.

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