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Physician Resources


Unity Diabetes & Endocrinology Services is committed to partnering with primary care physicians in caring for patients with diabetes. The Center can provide the latest tools and information for you to use with your patients to help them maintain consistent blood sugar levels and enhance their overall health.

Below are several resources you can share with your patients. If you have questions, need additional information, or are interested in having a Certified Diabetes Educator do an in-service for your staff, please contact Jean Bauch, director, Unity Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Care Management at 368-4560 or jbauch@unityhealth.org.

Patient Handouts
(click on on the name of the handout to download a PDF file)

English version Spanish version
So You Have Diabetes
High Blood Sugar
Blood Glucose Testing
First Steps In Meal Planning
Plate Planning
Physical Activity Guidelines
When You're Sick...
 
So You Have Diabetes
High Blood Sugar
Blood Glucose Testing
First Steps In Meal Planning
Physical Activity Guidelines
When You're Sick...

 

Patient Forms
(click on on the name of the handout to download a PDF file)
Patient Carb/Insulin/BG log sheet 

Patient training videos

The links below can be provided to your patients to review tips and instructions for insulin, pumps, and sensors.

Insulin Injections – tutorials and tips:
Novolog Mix 70/30 
Levemir Flexpen
GlucaGen
Injecting Insulin from a Vial

Insulin Pump Use -  Tutorials on use:
Animas Pumps
Insulet (Omnipod) Pumps
Medtronic Pumps

Insulin Infusion Sets – Selecting the right type, usage tips:
Infusion sets

Continuous Glucose Sensors -  Tutorials on use:
Dexcom
Medtronic Sensors
Navigator by Abbott (tutorial on sensor use)

Blood Glucose Meters – tutorials, tips, and other diabetes information: 
Bayer Contour & Breeze Meters
Click here to find other basic diabetes management information from Bayer 
Roche – Aviva and Compact Meters
Abbott – Freestyle Meters
Lifescan One Touch Meters
Humalog Products

Unity Health System's Fifth Annual Diabetes Symposium: The Diabetes Effect – Unique Considerations
for Vascular and Cardiac Care (March 23, 2013)
Our lineup of international experts explored the connections between diabetes care and treating a variety of medical and surgical conditions. Click here to view videos of each presentation and the final panel discussion.

Unity Hospital’s Fourth Annual Diabetes Symposium: Pioneering Strategies
for Diabetes Treatment (March 24, 2012)
Our 2012 Diabetes Symposium covered a variety of topics that can change the lives of your patients: emerging treatments for glycemic control, including ways to maximize today’s technology, effectively use medications, and helping patients develop self-care strategies. Click here to view vides of our four nationally-recognized speakers.
 


 

August 04, 2014
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

The Unity Diabetes Center's office is open
Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Phone: (585) 368-4560