The accredited Diabetes Education Program through Baton Rouge General (BRG) was established in 2013.
The Health & Wellness Center's Diabetes Education Program provides education and training services to patients with diabetes and those at high risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the program helps individuals improve their health outcomes as they learn to manage their illness.
While working with our registered dietitian and registered nurse, participants will:
Interactive group education sessions are also available through the Diabetes Education Program with a focus on the following:
A physician referral is required for admission to the program. Most insurance plans cover diabetes education and nutrition therapy if the patient meets certain requirements. For more information on our Diabetes Education Program, please call (225) 819-1175.
Information on this page was provided by Baton Rouge General.