Rice County District Hospital Diabetes Education Program understands that a diabetes diagnosis can be frightening and overwhelming. Mary Konen, RN, Diabetes Educator, teams with on-site Registered Dietitian and Diabetes Educator, Gretchen Stroberg to ensure accurate instruction and to provide valuable tools to manage diabetes on a daily basis. Individual sessions cover topics that include: blood glucose monitoring, meal planning, and medication management.

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Diabetes Education

“We work with each patient to help them cope with their diagnosis and achieve a sense of normalcy so that they can enjoy life to the fullest.”

– Mary Konen, RN, Diabetes Educator

If you, or a loved one, have been diagnosed with diabetes, take the first step to managing the disease; ask your physician for a referral.

For more information, call Rice County District Hospital at 620-257-5173.

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