Diabetes and Nutrition Center (DANC) of EAMC
Studies show that people with diabetes do better when they have help from a healthcare team. The Diabetes and Nutrition Center (DANC) at East Alabama Medical Center has a team of certified professionals who specialize in diabetes and understand your needs. The team includes nurses, dietitians, and pharmacists, and they work with you and your physician to give you the services you need to effectively manage your diabetes. They also offer classes and counseling on healthy eating, and provide services to help with weight loss and weight management.
The Diabetes and Nutrition Center of EAMC provides a comprehensive diabetes education program for adults and children that includes a combination of group diabetes classes and individual diabetes and medical nutrition therapy visits. This allows you to learn from others as well as have one-on-one time with a dietitian or nurse to focus on your individual needs.
Our diabetes educators help you learn how to make healthy eating and physical activity a part of your lifestyle. They also help can help you understand how your medications work, teach you how to monitor your blood sugar to avoid the risk of complications, and give you encouragement and support so you can problem-solve and adjust emotionally to diabetes. Learn More...