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Diabetes Education

Learn How to Manage Diabetes & Prevent Complications

Our diabetes education program has been recognized by the American Diabetes Association since 1994. The program teaches diabetes management, which might include lifestyle changes, oral medications, or injections.

Contact our team today at (217) 466-4228.
Or request an appointment in your patient portal.

The education program also offers the following services:

  • Diabetic screenings (cholesterol and blood sugar)
  • Education with certified professionals
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Diabetic wound care

Our team at Horizon Health will combine efforts with your healthcare provider to provide you with the most effective diabetes management strategies.


Endocrinology & Diabetes

Dr. Edward Rico, endocrinologist, explains endocrinology, the history of diabetes, and diabetes prevention.

Diabetes – Part 1

Leighsa Cornwell, RN, certified diabetes educator, discusses the prevalence of diabetes in children. The discussion includes how to stay well if you are diabetic, including the complications to watch for.

Diabetes – Part 2 (food)

Leighsa Cornwell, RN, certified diabetes educator, discusses food and the importance of knowing what you're putting into your body.

Diabetes – Part 3

Leighsa Cornwell, RN, certified diabetes educator, discusses pre-diabetes, levels of care, and resources available. The discussion includes children and the foods to avoid.

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