Franciscan Health Rensselaer is pleased to announce Nicole Krol, R.N., has been appointed as diabetes educator.
Nicole Krol is now accepting appointments for diabetes self-management education based on a referral from a healthcare provider. Patients will meet one-on-one with Nicole at the Franciscan Health Rensselaer, 1104 E. Grace Street in Rensselaer.
Managing diabetes well reduces the risk of diabetic-related health problems. Patients will learn more about treatment plans including the importance of healthy eating, monitoring blood sugar, taking medication and physical activity. A summary of self-management will be sent to healthcare providers after patients visit.
Education, like medication, is part of a treatment plan for those referred to diabetes self-management education. Learning everything they can and following patient’s specific plan will maintain good health, over a lifetime with diabetes.
Diabetes is a common chronic disease which may result in a variety of serious health conditions. The highly trained education staff at Franciscan Health Rensselaer offers compassionate support and encouragement while helping patients successfully manage their diabetes.
Patients should consult with their healthcare provider for a diabetes education referral.
For more information, please call the Franciscan Healthy Living Center at 1 (844) 441-6609.
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