Diabetes Care

 

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

At Park Nicollet, our Primary Care doctors and endocrinologists work closely with children and adults of all ages who have type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. By partnering with Park Nicollet International Diabetes Center, our care teams have unmatched access to the latest patient education resources, training and research studies.  

Care and services

Adult Endocrinology – We treat a wide variety of conditions, including: adrenal and pituitary disorders; bone and calcium metabolism disorders; cholesterol and fat metabolism (dyslipidemias) disorders; diabetes (type 1 and type 2); gestational diabetes, testosterone and estrogen disorders; thyroid disorders and more. 

Pediatric Endocrinology – We offer specialized services for children and adolescents with diabetes (type 1 and type 2), metabolic disorders related to childhood obesity, growth and puberty disorders, stimulation testing and all other endocrine disorders, including thyroid disease and adrenal disease.

Primary Care – Our doctors and care teams based at our 20 clinics can help you manage pre-diabetes and diabetes. We are experts at comprehensive preventive care and chronic disease management. We will help you access diabetes education and resources.

Patient education – Our diabetes education team and health psychologist deliver programs and services tailored to meet the needs of patients and their families. We help people live well with diabetes by providing psychosocial therapy and an education program that includes evidence-based curriculum.

Research – When you become part of a research study at Park Nicollet, you also become a partner in new discoveries that can provide benefits to you, others with diabetes and future generations. We have conducted more than 300 diabetes research studies during the past 30 years, helping to ensure that the quality of life for those with diabetes continues to improve.


Professional education

At Park Nicollet International Diabetes Center, our focus is on translating new research findings into clinical practice and discovering innovative ways to use technology to improve diabetes care. We provide practical, evidence-based information, learning activities and educational tools to help professionals expand their knowledge and improve patient care.