Living with diabetes requires daily management. At Mount Nittany Health, we strive to develop the best care to support the ongoing needs and address every aspect of the condition.
Our diabetes care team provides:
Because nutrition plays a vital role in the life of someone with diabetes, Mount Nittany Health provides patients with individualized medical nutrition therapy that focuses on support for dietary and lifestyle changes related to all aspects of life with diabetes.
Our dietitians provide nutrition assessment and planning and help implement individualized nutrition plans based on each person's own needs and goals.
Our team even provides a day-by-day guide, “Living with Diabetes,” to help newly diagnosed patients quickly and easily adjust their meal plans to keep diabetes under control. With guidance from our experienced, certified dietitians, patients with diabetes can learn more about:
When long-term guidance is needed, our clinical dietitian team provides additional counseling services on an individual or group basis. Check our events calendar in the life and health section for more information on upcoming nutrition classes.
Read more about Mount Nittany Health's nutrition services.
The mission of the Diabetes Network is to delay the onset of diabetes, promote early diagnosis and improve diabetes management and outcomes in the region.
Read more about the Diabetes Network.
Through education, prevention and treatment services for diabetes-related foot complications, the diabetes foot clinic ensures that patients' lives are not limited by foot problems.
Read more about the diabetes foot clinic.
The orthotics department coordinates and participates in the examination and evaluation of patient needs for devices to support or immobilize affected limbs. This department oversees the design and fabrication of orthotic devices.
Working from a prescription by a physician, our certified orthotist creates devices to support weakened body parts as well as correct body impairments caused by or related to conditions such as cerebral palsy, diabetes, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, malformation of bones, spinal cord injuries and musculoskeletal injuries.Located at the Mount Nittany Center for Wound Care, the orthotics department provides services to patients there and at the Medical Center.