Mercy Diabetes Education - Cassville

Part of Mercy Hospital Cassville
94 Main Street
Cassville, MO 65625


Phone: (417) 847-6019
Fax: (417) 678-7864
Hours:
By appointment only. Please call to schedule.
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The Mercy Diabetes Education Center - Cassville is an important resource for all of our patients. 

You’ll learn to manage your diabetes through proper nutrition; exercise; stress management and coping skills; medical care; and the motivation you need to change your life for the better. Your health care provider will send a diabetes education and a Registered Dietitian and Registered Nurse will provide the education.

Diabetes Education

Our Mercy Diabetes and Nutrition Center team consists of a nurse practitioner, registered nurse and registered dietitian - all who have earned recognition as leaders in diabetes education. They provide Type II adults and pediatric patients, Type I adults, gestational diabetic patients, and pre-diabetic patients with the support and training they need, including:

  • Disease overview
  • Individualized nutritional counseling
  • Home glucose monitoring training
  • Understanding diabetes medication
  • Support groups
  • Insulin pumps
  • Intensive insulin therapy
  • Physical activity
  • Acute/chronic complications
  • Prevention of chronic complications

Diabetic Support Groups

We offer small group classes and individual sessions for diabetes self management. Our sessions include: Gestational Diabetes, Type 1 Diabetes and Type 2 Diabetes. 

Weight Management and Nutrition

Nutrition counseling is provided by a registered licensed dietitian who will include an individual nutritional assessment with meal planning and goal setting.

One-on-one sessions provide medical nutrition therapy for physician prescribed diets, including:

  • Weight management
  • Pediatric weight management
  • Hypoglycemia
  • High cholesterol
  • Oncology nutrition counseling
  • High blood pressure
  • Prenatal nutrition and gestational diabetes
  • Kidney disease
  • Diabetes
  • Celiac disease
  • Eating disorders
  • Healthy eating
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Malnutrition and nutrient deficiencies

To learn more or schedule an appointment, call 417-847-6019.