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Diabetes Education

The Diabetes Education Program at BBGH has a Certificate of Recognition from the American Diabetes Association. This certificate means the program meets national standards for diabetes self-management education.

The Program is designed for Type I or Type II Diabetes, Gestational, and Pre-diabetes.

Symptoms of Diabetes include:

  • Blurry vision
  • Tiredness
  • Frequent urination
  • Dry, itchy skin
  • Frequent infections or sores that won't heal
  • Numbness or tinging in hands or feet
  • Irritability
  • Increased urination (polyuria)
  • Increased hunger or appetite (polyphagia)
  • Increased thirst (polydipsia)
  • Weight loss
  • No Symptoms

The Program’s Certified Diabetic Educator is Barbara Quinn, MS, RDN, CDE, LMNT. Ms. Quinn is also a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

More information on Diabetic Education can be obtained by contacting Ms. Quinn at 308.761.3416 or bquinn@bbgh.org.