At Southwest Endocrinology Associates we offer a variety of self
care and education programs. Our focus is on combining a holistic
approach to medical care and patient education to achieve better
health and mental wellbeing.
The Diabetes Center provides comprehensive diabetes education
for patients. The program is designed to enhance patient care by promoting
better self-management and an awareness of the diabetes disease process.
The program is supervised by Robert T. Ferraro, MD, a board certified endocrinologist.
It is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and complies
with all NCQA, ADA and HEDIS guidelines.
diabetes classes is by referral from a Southwest Endocrinology Associates
provider. Patients are managed collaboratively by both the physician and
the diabetes educator, enhancing the effectiveness of the education program through
comprehensive disease management. Please refer to the calendar for class availability.
The program offers
education packages designed specifically to address each patientís diagnosis and
risk factors. We provide comprehensive support for patients participating in
our programs through telephone access to medical professionals as well as
membership in our free diabetes support group. The diabetes educator may be contacted by calling (505) 872-1002 ext. 107.