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Living with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic or lifelong health condition that requires a lifelong commitment to manage it. Figuring out how to do so can be a challenge. At Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, we’re here to help.


Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville Diabetes program
When it comes to diabetes, knowledge is power – and good health. Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville offers a wide range of educational services all focused on you. 

Topics covered include:

  • Diabetes education and services: an overview
  • Diabetes education for the three main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2, and gestational
  • Diabetes nutrition counseling from a registered dietitian, including individual assessment, customized meal planning, and menu ideas
  • Blood glucose meter instruction
  • Free glucose screenings
  • Insulin and diabetes injectable instruction
  • Insulin pump education
  • Instruction for using a computerized blood glucose meter, including equipment choices, software downloads, and results interpretation

Educational services at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville are designed with a single goal in mind: to show you that there is life with diabetes.

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