Diabetes is a leading cause of heart disease, blindness, kidney disease and stroke. Though a common condition, diabetes is still confusing when it happens to you. Insulin shots, education, medications and meal planning: A diabetes diagnosis can make your world spin out of control. At the Blessing Diabetes Center, our specialists give you the support you need to stop the spinning and get back to living.

Our Diabetes Care: Experience the Blessing Difference

A one-stop shop for diabetes management, our specialists provide education, support and care for a range of diabetes-related conditions and complications.

Patients choose the Blessing Diabetes Center for our:

  • Convenience: Once referred to our center, you will be able to manage multiple aspects of diabetes care—all in one place. That includes:

    • Diabetes foot care: We offer regular podiatry clinics to help you take care of your feet and avoid complications. Learn more about diabetes foot care.

    • Medication management: We work closely with a pharmacist, so you can better manage any other health conditions that may interact with diabetes medications.

    • Insulin dosing: Through 72-hour blood glucose monitoring, we work with your primary care doctor to help you learn how and when to dose your insulin for the best result.

  • Excellent education program: Our self-management diabetes education program meets strict guidelines set by the American Diabetes Association for accreditation. During the 7-week program, diabetes experts offer guidance through group classes as well as individualized counseling. Learn more about managing Type 2 diabetes.

  • Care that focuses on you: As a new patient, you will start by meeting with one of our nurses. We go beyond the basics of your medical history to reassure you and find out your specific challenges. That way, we can tailor a treatment plan to your life.

Diabetes Conditions We Treat

Our specialists offer treatment, education and support services for a range of diabetes conditions, including:

  • Type 1 diabetes: A chronic autoimmune disease, it is often diagnosed earlier in life. A Type 1 diabetes diagnosis means your body does not make enough (or any) insulin, the hormone responsible for helping your body process sugar. See more about Type 1 diabetes.

  • Type 2 diabetes: In Type 2 diabetes, the body has problems with how it uses insulin. This is sometimes called insulin resistance. Learn more about Type 2 diabetes.

  • Gestational diabetes: A woman with gestational diabetes has high blood glucose levels during her pregnancy. Find out more about gestational diabetes.

  • Diabetic foot ulcers: Any person with diabetes is at risk for diabetic foot ulcers, which is an open wound on the foot. Learn more about diabetic foot ulcers and the importance of diabetes foot care.

Contact Us

To schedule an appointment or refer a patient, please call (217) 223-8400, ext. 5900.