Ochsner Lafayette General Diabetes & Wellness Clinic is here to help you be your best self while managing your diabetes. Here, you are our focus. We provide you with the tools and skills needed to manage your health and achieve wellness. We will work closely with your primary care physician as you progress throughout the program. You will be empowered to be an active member of your healthcare team.
How Does it Work?
Your primary care physician will refer you to the Ochsner Lafayette General Diabetes & Wellness Clinic. Our team will conduct a full assessment of your goals and needs. Training consists of three fun and engaging group classes where you are encouraged to bring a support person. This could be a family member or the person you speak to most often about your health. We communicate your progress to your doctor throughout your time with us.
Our training program includes:
- Managing your diabetes
- Becoming and staying active
- Healthy eating behaviors
- Healthy coping
- Activity, food and blood sugars
- Understanding your numbers and medications
- Problem solving
- Stress management
- Reducing your risk of diabetes complications
Give us a call at 337-504-3856, or you can contact us by reaching out to your primary care physician.
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - noon