Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce or properly use the hormone insulin. Insulin is needed to convert foods into energy. For more information go to the American Diabetes Association homepage at http://www.diabetes.org/

Interprofessional Diabetes Clinic

In coordination with the Colleges of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences, University Eye Center offers a unique service to patients with diabetes. The award winning interprofessional clinic allows patients one-on-one consultation with pharmacy, optometry, and nursing. Services include:

  • Comprehensive eye examinations
  • Thorough evaluation of all patient medications
  • Personalized education on diet, nutrition, exercise, oral hygiene, skin and foot care