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Diabetes Care

Diabetes affects more than 25 million Americans and is a major cause of heart attack and stroke. Florida Hospital Ocala formerly Munroe Regional Medical Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals living with diabetes through comprehensive care and education. Our Diabetes Healthways program has the personalized care that you need to manage your diabetes in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Knowing that diabetes can be difficult to understand and challenging to manage, our team has the education, support groups and technology to help you.

Education
Our experienced staff of dieticians, instructors (all certified diabetes educators), and nurses is available to provide you with the classes and the individualized counseling that you need to understand and to learn how to control your diabetes. Blood monitoring, glucose management, medications, gestational diabetes, exercise, stress control, nutrition and meal planning are all class topics we offer to help you better understand your condition. When you have questions about diabetes, we have the answers to help you.

Support Groups
Our free monthly support groups are available to give you the tips, techniques and support that you need to help manage your diabetes. Support groups range from insulin pump patients to non-insulin dependent patients. Let us help you find the group that's right for you. Call us today at (352) 620-8600 for a referral.

Technology
At Florida Hospital Ocala formerly Munroe Regional Medical Center, we make sure our team is supported with the advanced technology needed to bring you the health care that you need, right when you need it. Our chemistry lab robot provides a fast turnaround on blood lab work, providing your physician with the data needed to help manage your condition. Our pharmacy robot "NEDD" (No Error Drug Dispenser) can process medicines at lightning speed, ensuring greater accuracy while watching for potential drug interactions.

For patients near The Villages, visit Florida Hospital Ocala at the Oaks at 138th.

For more information about Diabetes Healthways, please call (352) 620-8600.