Diabetes and its precursor, prediabetes, are major health problems in the United States. A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 40 percent of Americans will be diagnosed with diabetes at some point in their lifetime. Type 2 diabetes, formerly called adult-onset diabetes, accounts for 90 to 95 percent of all diabetes cases in the U.S.
In the Sutter Health network, we’re committed to helping people with diabetes live a healthy, full life. The Diabetes Council, a multidisciplinary team of diabetes leaders across Northern California, works to share best practices and the latest research to ensure you receive the best in diabetes care. We offer services including:
Diabetes Self-Management Education
Our diabetes self-management education (DSME) program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators. Taught by certified diabetes educators, DSME training can help you learn the seven self-care behaviors that will help you live a full and healthy life.