Certified Center of Excellence
The American Diabetes Association recognizes Norman Regional’s outpatient program for its high-quality diabetes self-management education program, an essential component of effective diabetes treatment. The association’s Education Recognition Certificate assures that our educational programs meet the national standards for diabetes self-management education programs.
The Diabetes Center’s team of dietitians and nurses offer an assortment of programs tailored to fit your diabetes self-management needs. Our goal is to empower you through knowledge to manage your diabetes.
- Type 1 and Type 2 individual education
- Type 2 class
- Flexible insulin management program
- Insulin pump training program
- Gestational diabetes program
- Diabetes and pregnancy assistance
- Medical nutritional counsel for pre-diabetes
- Educational support groups
- Diabetes Prevention Program
The Diabetes Center has been serving the community for more than seven years and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Diabetes Prevention Program
Norman Regional Health System's National Diabetes Prevention Program offers Oklahomans the tools, education and support system to help participants with prediabetes prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Participants in the prevention program meet as a group with trained lifestyle coaches and learn how to make important changes such as losing a modest amount of weight, being more physically active and managing stress over the yearlong program.
In order to qualify for the program, patients must be at least 18 years old, be overweight with a BMI of 24 or greater, have established risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes or have been diagnosed with prediabetes within the past year or previously diagnosed with gestational diabetes while pregnant.
Oklahoma's Premier Diabetic Limb Salvage Program
Norman Regional Health System is dedicated to decreasing amputations and improving healing for diabetic ulcers. We are waging a war on these wounds with our comprehensive Diabetic Limb Salvage Program (DLS). It is the first of its kind in the state of Oklahoma. This premier program and multispecialty team was developed to address the needs of this special patient group in a timely manner and coordinate care for the best outcomes. This team is our patient’s biggest ally in the battle for recovery.
Norman Regional Health System has processes in place to look for patients with diabetic ulcers that could benefit from the Diabetic Limb Salvage Program. Also if you or a family member has a diabetic foot ulcer, please speak with your family or general physician about a referral to the Oklahoma Wound Center or DLS program.
The Oklahoma Wound Center can be reached by calling 405-307-6955.
About Norman Regional Health System
Norman Regional Health System is a multi-campus system that serves the healthcare needs of south central Oklahoma. It is currently comprised of an acute-care facility, Norman Regional, on Porter Avenue, and the Norman Regional HealthPlex, located on Interstate 35 and Tecumseh Road in Norman, OK. Norman Regional Hospital is licensed for 324 beds and offers a full range of services including emergency care, oncology, an intensive care unit, surgery and more. The Norman Regional HealthPlex campus is licensed for 136 beds. It features the services of cardiovascular, spine and orthopedics, women’s and children’s and more. The Norman Regional HealthPlex is also the home of the Chest Pain Center and the HealthPlex Heart Hospital. In 2016, the Health System opened Norman Regional Moore, which houses an Emergency Room, physician offices, imaging, lab, physical therapy and more.
Norman Regional Health System also provides outpatient diagnostic centers, medical transport services, physician services, centers of excellence, durable medical equipment supplies, a primary care network, community wellness service and employer health services. It has grown to employ more than 2,700 people and have 356 physicians credentialed on the Medical Staff.
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