Diabetes Care and Endocrinology

Helping you manage your diabetes

In Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent diabetes and endocrinology care teams provide a personalized care plan to help you manage your diabetes.

Ascension St Vincent Adult Diabetes Care and Endocrinology

When an order for "diabetes education" is received, you will be contacted to set up an appointment for your education.
For more information, please call (317) 338-2349.

Ascension St. Vincent Diabetes Care is available at many locations for individuals with Type 1, Type 1.5 or Type 2 diabetes and those identified as pre-diabetic. Ascension St. Vincent Medical Group endocrinologists, diabetic nurse educators, and dietitians are available to help each patient achieve an optimal balance, to better manage diabetes, and to feel your best.

Diabetic support focuses on building self-management skills, recognizing impaired glucose tolerances, monitoring blood glucose, administering insulin, managing medications and side effects, and preventing diabetic-related conditions (neuropathy, foot and vision problems, polycystic ovary syndrome, vascular disease, and heart disease).

Classes and support groups discuss exercise, stress, nutrition and quality of life goal setting. Pediatric endocrinology and diabetes clinic is available at Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital at Ascension St. Vincent Indianapolis. Adult diabetes care is available any many Ascension St. Vincent locations.

We provide a variety of group and individual classes that cover all the key content areas needed to learn about managing diabetes.

  • Basic strategies for managing diabetes
  • Instruction on blood glucose monitoring
  • Lessons on insulin administration and adjustment
  • Oral diabetes medication
  • Information on meal planning
  • What can I eat? – Heart healthy diets
  • Carb counting
  • Establishing goals to help with positive behavior changes
  • Prevention of complications
  • Comprehensive Gestational Diabetes Program
  • Insulin dose adjustment with carb counting
  • Insulin pump instruction
  • Diabetes exercise program
  • Diabetes and pregnancy
  • Diabetic Foot Clinic
  • Follow-up appointments as needed

We can help develop an individual program that best fits your lifestyle and provide diabetes education services for individuals (adult and children) with diabetes and their families.

Individual classes help participants learn how to control and manage diabetes.

Our self-management training program allows patients to:

  • Receive components of healthy meal planning and effects of food on blood sugar
  • Be educated with information on fats, sodium, and fiber
  • Get information on lipids, cholesterol, and triglycerides
  • Learn how to reduce long-term complications of diabetes through self-management
  • Learn medication management and what to do on "sick days"

Additional benefits of our program include:

  • Physical activity
  • Foot and skin care
  • Stress management
  • Goal setting

When an order for "diabetes education" is received, you will be contacted to set up an appointment for your education.
For more information, please call (317) 338-2349.

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