Diabetes Management

Phone

(575) 751-5769

Holy Cross Hospital’s Diabetes Management Services provides quality education, resources and support to individuals who are challenged with the diagnosis or prevention of type 1, type 2, and/or gestational diabetes.

Education on all aspects of diabetes including disease process, medications, physical activity, blood glucose monitoring, prevention of acute and chronic complications, goal setting and problem solving is included. Intensive insulin management is provided, and insulin pumpstarts are facilitated.

Two nurse educators and a registered dietitian staff the Diabetes Management Services Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00 pm. Educators work closely with the individual’s primary care physician to achieve health goals. Please get a referral fromyour physician for services from Diabetes Management Services.

Providers include:

  • Suzan Kargula, MSN
  • Linda Buckingham, RN, BSN, CDE
  • Angela Torrez, Pharm D

Nutritional Counseling

Angela Borrego, Holy Cross Hospital’s registered dietitian provides classes and one-on-one education and support to individuals and their families for many health conditions that can be improved by diet such as heart disease, high blood pressure, kidney disease, arthritis, gastrointestinal disease, metabolic syndrome, and healthy eating for children, etc. A physician referral is required.

Appointments are held in at Holy Cross Hospital.

Please call (575) 751-5769 for more information.

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