Diabetes Wellness Center
(918) 567-7000 or (800) 349-7026 Ext. 6942 or 6959
An award-winning state-ofthe- art Diabetes Wellness Center (DWC) is located next to the Choctaw Nation Health Care Center in Talihina. An Endocrinologist and Mid-level Providers are dedicated in providing excellent care in the treatment of diabetes and related illnesses. The facility has an accreditied education program through the American Association of Diabetes Educators with seven Certified Diabetes Educators and Registered Dietician. On-site Pharmacy education, Fitness Coaches, and Case Management completes the care provided to patients.
Certified Diabetes Educators and RN Diabetes Educators are available in the outlying clinics for Diabetes Self-Management Training education. They work with DWC providers to provide case management services for patients needing additional assistance with glucose control.
The Community-based Diabetes Educators hold diabetes community events to promote healthy lifestyles through healthy eating and exercise. A new service available is the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Diabetes Lifestyle Change class to prevent Type 2 Diabetes. The Diabetes Educators provide these services throughout the 10 ½ counties of the Choctaw Nation.