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Aspirus Diabetes Education Center & Nutrition Counseling

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    • Aspirus Diabetes Education Center & Nutrition Counseling

      425 Pine Ridge Boulevard
      Suite 220C
      Wausau, WI 54401

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  • Wausau Hospital Entrance A

    Hours

    • Monday-Friday
      8 am - 5 pm

About this Location

Aspirus Diabetes Education Center & Nutrition Counseling is located on the second floor of Aspirus Wausau Hosptial. Patients and visitors should use Hospital Entrance A.

Our program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association for outpatient services for adults with Type I, Type II and Gestational diabetes.

Type I, Type II, and gestational diabetes patients receive individualized and group self-management education training coordinated by a multi-disciplinary team of Certified Diabetes Educators, Registered Dietitians, and Registered Nurses. Physician referral is required.

Diabetes Education Program

A referral is required for this program. After you are referred by your provider, your first appointment will be an individual visit with a diabetes educator to determine your immediate needs for instruction on home glucose monitoring, medication, etc. You may then be scheduled for one or more group classes, individual follow-up visits and an annual visit.

Classes meet on Thursdays in the Aspirus Diabetes Education Center at the following times:

Week 1 (Class A) Times
Diabetes Overview
Prevention of Complications
Health Care Maintenance
1-3 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Week 2 (Class B) Times
Nutrition 1-3 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Week 3 (Class C) Times
Exercise
Lifestyle Adjustment
1-3 p.m. or 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Week 4 Times
Class A 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Class B 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.*
Class C 1-3 p.m.

* Lunch break will be from 12:30-1 p.m. You may bring your own lunch or purchase from the cafeteria at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.

Physician referral is required, but you also may request a referral through Aspirus Diabetes Education Center & Nutrition Counseling.

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