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Patient Resources for Diabetes

Screening for Diabetes at Our Hospitals

Community Healthcare System offers a variety of educational programs and screenings at low or no cost to the public. Blood pressure checks, glucose and cholesterol testing, foot exams, heart and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) screenings are among the screenings offered regularly through our hospitals.

Get a free copy of “Take Care!” program guide and Vim & Vigor health magazine. For information on upcoming programs or physician referral, you may call 219-836-3477 or toll-free 1-866-836-3477.

Diabetes can affect how quickly and how successfully you recover from wounds. Our Wound Ostomy Clinics at Community Healthcare System hospitals provide advanced treatment options and follow-up care for wound and ostomy needs. A team of nurses, diabetes specialists, surgeons, and infection specialists work together to speed up the healing process for patients suffering from chronic wounds. Visit the Wound Clinic to learn more.

Because diabetes affects your abilities to heal, patients with diabetes are at a higher risk for diseased limbs. Community Healthcare System has a Limb Salvage program dedicated to helping you retain the use of your limbs and your independence. Read more about our Limb Salvage program.

Staying healthy is an important part of diabetes management. Our Healthy 4 Life program can help you maintain your health and incorporate a custom diet and exercise regimen into your lifestyle. If you’re ready to make changes in your life, visit Healthy 4 Life.