Diabetes Management Program

Diabetes affects 23.6 million people and it is the 7th leading cause of death in the U.S.  Complications of diabetes include heart disease and stroke, hypertension, blindness, kidney disease and neuropathy. Options Home Health’s Diabetes Program includes educating the patient and family about medication, how to monitor blood sugar levels and when to seek medical attention in coordination with the patient’s physician.  It is specifically tailored to provide care in the patient’s home and is based on the standards of care established by the American Diabetes Association.

What We Offer:

  • A nursing team specially trained in diabetes care
  • Free glucose meter kit with first visit (if needed)
  • Instruction in insulin delivery systems
  • Educational materials for each patient
  • Semmes-Weinstein monofilament testing by trained staff
  • Interdisciplinary approach focusing on self-management
  • Anodyne Therapy System using infrared energy for treatment of neuropathy
  • Physical therapy for falls reduction, balance improvement and improvement in activity tolerance
  • Occupational therapy focusing on independence through the use of adaptive equipment
  • Medical social workers and nutritionists
  • Expertise in the treatment of diabetic skin conditions

Who benefits from this program?

  • Newly diagnosed diabetics
  • Non-compliant diabetics
  • Care givers and family members
  • Hospitals and Physicians by reducing hospitalizations and complications

At Options Home Health, our committed and compassionate staff is available 7 days a week to answer all of your home healthcare questions. We provide full coordination of care including Community Resources, Medical Equipment and Private Duty. Options Home Health is a Medicare Certified and ACHC Accredited agency providing service in Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee and Indian River Counties.