CMMC Offers Diabetes Information and Treatment
Diabetes –- a medical condition of having high blood sugar –- is a significant healthcare issue in the United States. More than 18 million Americans have diabetes. The disease can be a significant threat to good health, but with proper treatment and care, people with diabetes can live healthy and productive lives.
Central Maine Medical Center supports a practice, Central Maine Endocrinology & Diabetes Center, which offers specialty care for diabetes patients. The practice includes physicians, a nurse educator and a registered dietitian.
CMMC Offers Help With Nutrition Planning
Central Maine Medical Center offers nutritional services to patients with diabetes and weight loss issues. Patients with a physician referral can meet with a registered dietitian for individualized meal planning sessions. These services may not be covered by insurance; it is important to check your policy first.