About 1 in every 400 children have Type I diabetes in the United States. Even more have Type 2 Diabetes - the most common form of the disease in the country. The disease, both Type 1 and Type 2 can spark many questions for children and their parents. UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Diabetes Education and Services is dedicated to addressing the special concerns of Siouxland families facing a diabetes diagnosis and treatment.
Our staff tailors a diabetes treatment plan to the unique needs of each pediatric patient. Plus, they remain committed to helping parents and children better understand diabetes and steps that can be taken to manage the disease through education and compassionate care. Our team includes Certified Diabetic Educators (CDE) and Registered Dietitians (RD) to provide a well-balanced educational experience.
For added reassurance, St. Luke's Diabetes Education and Services staff has been recognized with National Certification from the American Diabetes Association and State Certification from the Department of Public Health and the Department of Human Services.