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St. Luke's Hospital Diabetes Care


According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 30.3 million people have diabetes in the United States, including both diagnosed and undiagnosed cases. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body's insulin cannot regulate the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Diabetes can be caused by too little insulin, resistance to insulin or both. In addition, about two thirds of people with diabetes have poorly control blood glucose, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

Uncontrolled blood glucose results in a harmful effect on most of the organ systems in the body and significantly increases the risk of diabetes complications such as:
Diabetes Services
The good news is that diabetes complications can be prevented with early intervention and proper management. Our outpatient diabetes education program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and our team offers a comprehensive range of essential clinical services, education opportunities and wellness programs. We also offer convenient access to:

Diabetes Information

Resources

Nutrition Wellness & Diabetes Center: 314-205-6483
Diabetes Exercise Program: 314-205-6881
Healthy Living Classes: 314-542-4848
Physician Referral: 314-205-6060