The education services at Ascension Seton Diabetes Education Center helps individuals in Austin understand how to successfully manage their diabetes.
There’s more to managing a diabetic condition than eating a bland diet and watching your blood sugar, whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes. The educators at Ascension provide helpful information for understanding and managing your condition through interactive group sessions and/or individual consultations.
Our Certified Diabetes Educators includes registered dieticians and registered nurses. Our experienced team of educators are passionate about helping you understand how to manage your diabetes and provide a patient-focused approach to living a healthy lifestyle. This includes self-care through knowledge, behavioral changes, and tools to make changes for your overall health and well-being.
We want to empower you and promote health to help prevent complications. Our goal is to help you make beneficial choices without having to give up all the things you love.
Our education programs can help you learn about:
- Healthy eating
- Starting an exercise program
- Reducing stress
- Understanding your blood sugar
- Understanding your medications
- Avoiding diabetes complications
For more information, please call 512-324-1891, option 2.
Sometimes pregnant women who have never had diabetes before get high blood sugar levels during their pregnancy. This is gestational diabetes. Ascensions diabetes education center can help with that as well.
Our education services also provide help for people who need dietary guidance to help with other health issues, such as:
- Gluten allergy
- Irritable bowel disease
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- The need to gain or lose weight
Our goal is to help you make healthy lifestyle choices without having to give up all the things you love.