Diabetes Care Center

The diabetes care center provides medical, educational, nutritional and exercise services to those who qualify.  Additional services include diabetes prevention program, foot care, retinal photography, dental hygiene and behavioral health.

Additional services such as Diabetes Prevention Program do not require a referral. This service may be referred.

Medical services are by appointment and require referral from a CNDH primary medical provider, Same Day Clinic provider, or IHS provider; patients may not self-refer.

Inpatient medical management requires a physician order. Home glucose monitoring equipment must be ordered by a medical provider. Exercise and nutrition services require referral from a medical provider.

Eligibility:

  • CDIB or tribal enrollment card
  • Active medical chart at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center
  • Medical services are by appointment and require referral from a CNDH primary medical provider, same day clinic provider, or IHS provider; patients may not self-refer.
  • Inpatient medical management requires a physician order.
  • Home glucose monitoring equipment must be ordered by a medical provider.
  • Exercise and nutrition services require referral from a medical provider.
  • *All endocrinology and nephrology services are contract services and require Medisaw approval before and appointment can be made.
  • *Therapeutic shoes, custom-mold shoes, and orthotics are available only to patients who reside within the Chickasaw Nation Division of Health service area.

Other Information:

The diabetes care center offers the following programs and services:
 
Medical Services:
  • Intensive and routine management of diabetes and pre-diabetes
  • Management of gestational diabetes
  • Insulin pump management
  • Inpatient diabetes consultation and management
  • *Endocrinologist management of diabetes and other endocrine disorders three days per week
  • *Pediatric endocrinology every 2 months
  • *Nephrology once a month
Diabetes Prevention Program:
  • One year prevention program
  • Group sessions
  • Personal lifestyle coach
  • Family-oriented approach
  • Incentive program
  • Targets those at risk of Type 2 diabetes.
  • Goal of 7 percent weight loss.
  • Goal of increasing physical activity.
  • Biometric Screening, Journaling, Physical Activity Journaling
Educational Services:
  • Individual and group basic diabetes education
  • Individual and group comprehensive diabetes education (bi-weekly)
  • Distribution and instruction of home glucose monitoring equipment
  • Insulin self-administration instruction
  • "Health Choices": one-stop program for annual diabetes education and annual exams (weekly)
  • Inpatient assessment and education
Nutrition Services:
  • Individual and/or family nutrition counseling
  • Weight loss consultation
  • Group activities on site and in the community
  • Fully equipped teaching demonstration kitchen
  • Breastfeeding counseling
Exercise Services:
  • Supervised exercise facility
  • Exercise evaluation and body assessment
  • Individualized exercise prescription
Foot clinic:
  • Direct phone number: (580) 421-4527
  • Fax: (580) 421-4574
  • Diabetic foot screening
  • Comprehensive diabetes foot exam
  • Basic foot care
  • Callous, wound and ulcer care
  • *Therapeutic shoes
  • *Custom molded shoes
  • *Orthotics
Retinal imaging lab:
  • Dilated retinal photos
  • Visual acuity evaluation
  • Glaucoma screening
Dental lab:
  • Services available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Routine dental screening by hygienist
  • Comprehensive dental cleaning
  • Pre-natal education for mothers and infants
Behavioral Health:
  • Screening for depression
  • Grief counseling
  • Alcohol and tobacco counseling
Diabetes Research:
  • TODAY study - Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth
  • Dr. Curt Harris, Endocrinologist - for youth ages 10-17.

The Chickasaw Nation Department of Health offers a variety of programs and services at several convenient locations throughout our 13-county jurisdiction. The Chickasaw Nation Medical Center (CNMC) is located in Ada, Oklahoma and outlying clinics are located in Ardmore, Durant, Purcell and Tishomingo.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents


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Contact Information


Phone:
(580) 421-4532

Fax:
(580) 421-4572

Toll-Free:
(800) 851-9136

Location

Chickasaw Nation Medical Center

1921 Stonecipher Blvd.

Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 436-3980

Last Updated: 05/26/2017