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Diabetes Program

Diabetes is a condition marked by high levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. More than 18 million Americans live with diabetes, most often diabetes type 2. People can acquire diabetes at any age.

The Diabetes Program at Dartmouth-Hitchcock is a multidisciplinary group of doctors, nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, and other staff members, dedicated to the evaluation, treatment, and education of patients with any form of diabetes.

Kenneth and Elisabeth 'Liese' Shewmaker

Our Patients. Their Stories. Kenneth Shewmaker

Kenneth Shewmaker credits his D-H clinicians and care team with enabling him to lead a long and active life living with Type 1 diabetes.

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Our staff are established experts in the field of diabetes care and provide comprehensive information and support, including recommendations about diet and exercise for patients with diabetes.

The insulin pump program at DHMC in Lebanon aims to meet the needs of anyone using a pump or considering it. We have user-friendly educational programs to help patients adjust to the life changes required to successfully manage diabetes and we make every effort to maintain consistently good communication with all members of the program.

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