Helping you manage your diabetes
Our team of doctors, certified diabetes educators, nurses and registered dietitians at Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside are here to help. We offer care for children and adults with pre-diabetes symptoms, type 1 and 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, and other endocrine disorders. Working with your primary care doctor and endocrinology specialist, we deliver personalized care for your needs.
Caring for your diabetes
Diabetes is a disease that can affect other parts of your health. At Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside, we have a network of doctors working with our diabetes teams to deliver specialty care for heart disease, kidney failure, nerve pain, eyesight changes, and hard-to-heal foot and skin ulcers.
Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside Diabetes Care and Endocrinology offers a variety of services to help you make important lifestyle changes and learn the skills necessary to stay healthy, including:
- Learn about diabetes, glucose monitoring devices and apps
- Understand your body’s cues for insulin, diabetes medications, and healthy food choices
- Follow an effective meal plan and activity routine that’s right for you
- Learn how diabetes can affect stress levels and mood changes
A doctor’s referral is needed to register for our program.
If you are experiencing a diabetes-related medical emergency, go to the nearest ER and call 9-1-1.
Understanding diabetes symptoms
Managing health risk factors can help prevent pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes. We offer one-on-one nutrition counseling and group classes. Your diabetes care program is personalized for your type of diabetes, symptoms, and diabetes-related conditions, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and changes to your vision.
Diabetes care close to home
Ascension St. Vincent’s Riverside Endocrinology offers diabetes care services near you. If you or a family member has a family history of diabetes, talk to your doctor about how to prevent diabetes.