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Express Care - Bettendorf

3415 53rd Avenue
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

01 Patients
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Express Care - Moline

106 19th Avenue
Suite 103
Moline, Illinois 61265

03 Patients
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Express Care - North Port

3426 North Port Drive
Suite 200
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

01 Patients
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Express Care - SouthPark Pointe

3904 16th Street
Moline, Illinois 61265

03 Patients
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Pediatric Urgent Care - Cedar Rapids

855 A Avenue NE
Suite 300A
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402

Closed Patients
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Proctor First Care - East Peoria

2535 E. Washington St.
East Peoria, Illinois 61611

00 Patients
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Proctor First Care - Peoria Heights

1120 E. War Memorial Drive
Peoria Heights, Illinois 61616

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

1909 North Morton Avenue
Morton, Illinois 61550

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

8914 N. Knoxville Avenue
Peoria, Illinois 61604

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

209 N. Cummings Lane
Washington, Illinois 61571

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Express

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Family Medicine and Walk-In Care - Cascade

610 2nd Ave. NE
Cascade, Iowa 52033

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic - Family Medicine and Walk-In Care - Peosta

8456 Peosta Commercial Court
P.O. Box 80
Peosta, Iowa 52068

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

01 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - East

1550 University Avenue
Dubuque, Iowa 52001

00 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

03 Patients
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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - West

2255 JFK Road
Dubuque, Iowa 52002

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Anamosa

1795 Hwy 64 East
Anamosa, Iowa 52205

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

01 Patients
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Urgent Care - Hiawatha

1001 N. Center Point Road
Suite A
Hiawatha, Iowa 52233

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

02 Patients
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Urgent Care - Marion

2992 7th Ave.
Marion, Iowa 52302

01 Patients
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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

03 Patients
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Urgent Care - North Crossing

2134 Logan Ave.
Suite A
Waterloo, Iowa 50703

01 Patients
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Urgent Care - Prairie Parkway

5100 Prairie Parkway
Suite 101
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - San Marnan

1655 E San Marnan Dr.
Suite H
Waterloo, Iowa 50702

02 Patients
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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

03 Patients
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Urgent Care - Sunnybrook

5885 Sunnybrook Drive
Sioux City, Iowa 51106

06 Patients
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Urgent Care - United Medical Park

1731 W Ridgeway Ave.
Suite 100
Waterloo, Iowa 50701

00 Patients
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Urgent Care - Urbandale

2901 86th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

02 Patients
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Urgent Care - Westside

2375 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

02 Patients
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Walk-In Care

800 Kenyon Road
Suite S
Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501

09 Patients
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Diabetes Education

Living with diabetes may be challenging, but you don't have to go it alone. UnityPoint Health is committed to helping you live well with diabetes by providing coordinated care through education, coaching and support.

Importance of Diabetes Education

Diabetes Education helps people with or at risk for diabetes gain the skills and knowledge needed to change their behavior and successfully manage diabetes and its related conditions. With so much misinformation available about how to manage diabetes, it is important to partner with an expert to help you navigate the disease.

That is why our diabetes educators will team with you, your support caregiver and your provider to optimize your diabetes control while in our care. To meet your needs, Diabetes Education is provided through group classes or individual sessions.

7 Behavior Changes to Improve Quality of Life

People with diabetes or prediabetes can often improve their quality of life by changing their behavior. The American Association of Diabetes Educators points to these seven key self-care behaviors:

  1. Healthy eating 
  2. Being active 
  3. Monitoring 
  4. Taking medication 
  5. Problem solving 
  6. Healthy coping 
  7. Reducing risks 

Expert Partners

Your healthcare team will help you learn what to do to live well with Diabetes. Your team members include your doctor, nurse, care coordinator, social worker, dietitian and pharmacist. Your team members may also include nurses and dietitians certified in diabetes education (CDE); these team members have experience educating people with diabetes and have passed an examination to become certified. They work with you as your teacher, coach and counselor.

Care at Home

Home care nurses work with patients to develop a plan for diabetes management that allows for a healthier and more fulfilling life. UnityPoint at Home serves as an extension of your healthcare team in your home. Home care helps patients like you:

  • Coordinate care with your provider and care team
  • Reach your health goals with care centered on you
  • Review your medications and help you understand how to take them
  • Understand how to manage your diet, medications and exercise
  • Avoid hospitalizations and emergency room visits
  • More easily access wound nurse experts for diabetic foot and wound issues
  • Monitor and manage symptoms