The Diabetes Care Team

Our approach is to help those with diabetes find support, education, and establish a patient centered treatment plan. Our diabetes program provides the patients and their families with the most current information and resources for self-management of Type I and Type II diabetes.

What Are The Benefits?

  • A health assessment and goal setting.
  • Educating the patient and their families covering topics including:
    • Diabetes disease process
    • Medications
    • Nutrition
    • Exercise
    • Foot care » Prevention/Management of long term complications
    • Facilitate referrals to various supportive agencies
    • Communicate on the behalf of the patient with their medical providers
    • Promote self-care and patient independence
    • Understanding health behavior to promote positive lifestyle changes

The VNA Staff Members Will Answer These Questions

  • Why and how you need to manage your diabetes?
  • How to safely manage diabetes.
  • How to prevent complications of diabetes.
  • How to use a glucometer and other tools.
  • How to deal with the emotional aspects of diabetes/ learn stress management techniques
  • How to make behavior changes that promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • How to develop a healthy eating plan.

Serving Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, and South Santa Clara Counties. We accept Medicare, Medi-Cal and most Private Insurances.