Diabetes Education

Although managing diabetes is a team effort, you play the most important role in your care. The more you learn about diabetes and how it affects you, the easier it will be to make healthier decisions. To schedule your diabetes education appointment at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital, call the IU Health Diabetes Centers today, toll-free at 866.888.3468.

The certified diabetes educators at IU Health Diabetes Centers will partner with you, your family and your doctor to help you confidently manage your diabetes. Together, we will tailor a plan to help you learn skills for good control, including:

  • Healthy food choices and meal planning
  • Value of physical activity
  • How and when to monitor your blood sugar
  • Diabetes medicines and how they work
  • Dealing with your feelings about having diabetes
  • Preventing complications

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes patients are referred through the Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Perinatal Center. To contact the IU Health Ball Memorial Perinatal Center, please call 765.751.2650.

Preventing Diabetes

IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital offers a new class to the Muncie community, Preventing Diabetes. This is a free class that will educate participants on how to prevent pre-diabetes from turning into diabetes. To register, please call 1.866.888.3468 and ask to sign-up for the Muncie location.