Treatments & Services

For people living with diabetes, learning to self-manage their condition is critical to their success in healthy living.

Holland Hospital Center for Good Health offers the Diabetes Self-Management Program to help you successfully manager your diabetes. The program is based on national standards of the American Diabetes Association. Diabetes is a disease that can be well-managed. Successful diabetes management is a team effort that includes you and your family, your physician and your diabetes educators. The goal of the program is to provide individuals with diabetes and their families with the tools to take control of diabetes, safely manage the disease and prevent serious complications.

Topics covered include:

  • Diabetes overview
  • Nutrition
  • Medication management
  • Exercise
  • Monitoring
  • Complications

Monthly support groups covering relevant topics to help continue the disease management and to maintain a healthy lifestyle are also available.


Julie Husmann
Diabetes Program Coordinator
(616) 394-3273


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