Diabetes Education: Newly Diagnosed

We realize how a diabetes diagnosis can be a life-changing event for you and your family. At the Mercyhealth Diabetes Centers, we help you understand and care for your diabetes so you can maintain a healthy, active lifestyle and reduce your risk of complications.

Our team of dedicated doctors, nurses, diabetes educators and support staff do everything we can to help you manage your condition. From diabetes prevention and management, to care for complications, we strive to give you the support you need. We welcome you as our newest, most important team member.

I’m newly diagnosed … what do I do?

You’ve been told you have diabetes. It sounds scary, but did you know over 29 million Americans have diabetes? That’s over 8% of the population! You are not alone, and you can still live a healthy and active lifestyle. There is a lot to learn and do, but once you understand diabetes and how to take care of it, the more comfortable you will feel.

First, learn more about the type of diabetes you have been diagnosed with:

Next, get a referral from your doctor to see a Mercyhealth diabetes educator. Educators are nurses and dietitians certified in diabetes education to help you understand what you need to know and to support you in any way they can. Diabetes education is done over a few months, with annual follow up.

To find a Mercyhealth diabetes educator in your area, call toll-free (866) 520-6332.



Find a Provider

Providers available for this service:


Mercyhealth Diabetes Center–Woodstock

2000 Lake Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: (866) 520-6332

Mercyhealth Harvard South

348 S. Division St.
Harvard, IL 60033

Phone: (815) 943-1122

Mercyhealth Hospital and Medical Center–Walworth

Hwys. 50 and 67, N2950 State Road 67
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Phone: (262) 245-0535
Toll-Free (800) 637-2901

Mercyhealth Mall

1010 N. Washington St.
Janesville, WI 53548

Phone: (608) 756-6000

Mercyhealth McHenry

3922 Mercy Dr.
McHenry, IL 60050

Phone: (815) 344-4499

Mercyhealth Transitional Care Center

1000 Mineral Point Ave.
Janesville, WI 53548

Phone: (608) 756-6050

Mercyhealth Woodstock

2000 Lake Ave.
Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: (815) 337-7100
Toll-Free (888) 983-7100


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