McLaren Port Huron is Joint Commission Certified for Inpatient Diabetes Care

Diabetes Education Services at McLaren Port Huron

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McLaren Port Huron - Certified by The Joint Commission for Inpatient Diabetes CareMcLaren Port Huron has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Inpatient Diabetes Care.

 

"With diabetes at epidemic levels nationwide and here in St. Clair County, achieving Joint Commission certification for our diabetes program is a major step toward maintaining excellence and continually improving the care we provide, says Tom DeFauw, McLaren Port Huron president and CEO. “Joint Commission certification confirms that we are making a significant investment in quality on a day-to-day basis throughout the organization. Joint Commission accreditation provides us a framework to take our organization to the next level and helps create a culture of excellence.”  Learn more about The Joint Commission certification).

Contact Information

Diabetes Education
(located on the third floor of the Wismer Health Center)
McLaren Port Huron
1221 Pine Grove Avenue
Port Huron, MI 48060
810.989.3362
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Diabetes Education Services

Our outpatient Diabetes Education Program is an American Diabetes Association recognized program. It includes group and individual education classes; support groups for adults; partnering with community organizations, such as the YMCA on diabetes and pre-diabetes programs; and working with the Port Huron area schools and school nurses.

Group and Individual Instruction in:

  • Diabetes self-management skills
  • Blood sugar monitoring
  • Medications
  • Complication prevention
  • Nutrition management
  • Stress management

McLaren Port Huron's diabetes education nurse coordinators and registered dietitian provide group and individual instruction. They offer regular educational classes and individual instruction for people who are newly diagnosed with diabetes. They also sponsor a number of programs designed for people with diabetes and their families. Click here to learn more.