Diabetes is a lifelong disease that requires careful management for optimal health. When you have diabetes it’s important to learn as much as possible about the type of diabetes you have and then work closely with your health care team to control it.
Learn about the causes, risk factors, symptoms, types, treatment, and prevention of diabetes at our online Health Library.
Diabetes management for life
At UCHealth locations in Fort Collins, Greeley, Loveland, and metro Denver, our team of diabetes experts includes endocrinologists, registered nurses, registered dieticians, certified diabetes educators, pharmacists, and other professionals—all devoted to helping you manage your specific diabetes condition in the best way possible.
In addition to one-on-one consultations, we offer a full range of diabetes classes, training, special events, and services, including the latest in education for adults and children with:
- Type 1 diabetes
- Type 2 diabetes
- Gestational diabetes
Recognized diabetes education & services
Our diabetes education programs are recognized by the American Diabetes Association and provide you with the tools and resources you need to meet the challenges of living with diabetes. We focus on:
- Healthy eating
- Being active
- Monitoring blood glucose levels
- Using appropriate medications
- Problem solving
- Reducing diabetes risks
- Healthy coping
Additional services include:
- Continuous glucose monitoring
- Nutrition consultation and meal planning assistance
- Blood glucose testing and training
- Insulin pump training
- Education to help you avoid complications
- Long-term follow up as needed
Get more information on diabetes self-care from the American Association of Diabetes Educators.