Diabetes & Nutrition Outpatient Services
(Formerly known as the Diabetes Care Center)
Prevention and management of diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and hypertension, chronic kidney disease (stages 3-5), obesity, and malnutrition are essential for optimal health. Lifestyle choices contribute to the development and progression of these diseases.
Our outpatient services offer detailed training and guidance for diabetes self management, including evaluation of insulin pump and continuous glucose management system (CGMS) user effectiveness. Nutritional assessment and recommendations for change are available for a variety of diagnoses substantially affected by our lifestyles.
Staff credentials include registration and licensure in dietetics (RD, LD) and certification in diabetes education (CDE), with over 10 years of experience.
The Diabetes & Nutrition Outpatient Services are located in San Angelo Community Medical Center, 3501 Knickerbocker Road. Please call 947-6614 or 947-6718 for more information.
Click here to view our Diabetic Room Service Menu.
Know Your Risks
Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment
The questions in this assessment ask about risk factors—conditions that may put you at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) states that the more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to develop diabetes.
A Workable Guide to Managing Type 2 Diabetes
|Understanding Diabetes |
Diabetes is a metabolic disease that affects the health of millions of Americans—but many of them don't realize they have it.
Types of Diabetes
Diabetes is classified as type 1, type 2, gestational—a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy— and pre-diabetes.
Complications of Diabetes
Diabetes is a serious illness that carries the risk for a range of complications. Find out what you can do to help prevent those complications from developing.
Whether you're newly diagnosed or someone who's been living with the condition for a while, find out what you can do to keep your diabetes under control.
Diabetes and Children
With obesity on the increase in children, type 2 diabetes and other health problems in youngsters are also on the rise.
Diabetes and Pregnancy
Sometimes changes in your body when you're pregnant cause your blood sugar to rise. This is called gestational diabetes.