Centegra Health System is restructuring its diabetes program to include the expansion of Centegra Diabetes Center to Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock.Having diabetes education and management in the hospital setting will add to the full continuum of care that Centegra Health System offers for diabetes disease management. This includes dedicated specialists in the area of study, self-management education and support groups, lifestyle therapy and prevention programs at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Centers and a hyperbaric wound center for diabetic treatment.
Centegra Diabetes Center McHenry will be located in the Medical Office Building (MOB) Suite B107 across from pulmonary rehabilitation at Centegra Hospital-McHenry. Centegra Diabetes Center Woodstock will be located in the heart center at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. ”Centegra Health System’s decision to expand the diabetes clinic to both Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock will enhance services to patients who are newly diagnosed diabetic, gestational and current diabetics,” said Executive Director of Medicine and Oncology Services Amy Moerschbaecher. “The clinics will offer consultations from certified diabetic educators and will increase access and support for community members diagnosed with diabetes.”
Diabetes education classes will be conducted in both Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock. The phone number for diabetes education and management remains the same at (815) 356-2382. Physician referrals are required to enter the education program, which is covered by Medicare.For more information, call the diabetes education and management program.
Centegra Health System is committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the residents of greater McHenry County and to making services available in multiple and convenient locations, including hospitals in McHenry and Woodstock, Immediate and Physician Care Centers, Centegra Sage Cancer Center, Health Bridge Fitness Centers and more. As the region’s leading healthcare provider, Centegra Health System continues to bring the latest treatments and technology, along with the skills of nearly 4,000 medical professionals, to meet the needs of the growing McHenry County community.