The staff at Mobile Infirmary’s Diabetes Education and Resource Center (DERC) is committed to providing people with diabetes the tools they need to manage the disease and experience a higher quality of life.
DERC is directed by a board-certified endocrinologist—a doctor specialized in treating diabetes—and is staffed by certified diabetes educators. The program has been awarded national recognition by the American Diabetes Association.
The center provides both individual and group education sessions with topics that include:
- Diet and meal planning.
- Monitoring blood glucose.
- Diabetes medications.
Classes are offered for patients who need insulin pumps, carbohydrate counting and gestational diabetes education. Fees for services are covered by most insurance companies.
For more information, call 251-435-2785.