New to Insulin
This program is designed for the person who is new to self-administration of insulin. A physician prescription is required to enter the program.
An initial assessment conducted by a diabetes educator allows the educator to tailor the program to each individual's needs. The following topics are covered:
- Insulin administration
- Blood glucose monitoring
- Signs and symptoms of high and low blood glucose
- Meal planning
Depending on the individual's specific needs, individual follow-up sessions are available in person or by telephone.
For information about enrollment, program charges and payment options, please call Botsford Diabetes & Nutrition Services at (248) 477-6100.