Diabetes & Endocrinology

Diabetes and Endocrinology: Taking Control

North Memorial Health is committed to keeping your diabetes or other endocrine disorders in check. We understand that managing your chronic conditions is critical, so our primary care providers offer priceless resources such as diabetes education, group classes, and seamless referrals to endocrinologists when necessary—which all work together to help you keep those numbers right where they ought to be.

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The North Memorial Health Advantage

  • Our Diabetes Education program has served the community for more than 30 years by offering high-quality diabetes education services in accordance with the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs.
  • Diabetes educators can help with a wide variety of things, including: insulin pump management, nutrition counseling, glucose monitoring and interpretation, and direct you to pre-diabetes group classes and an adult diabetes support group, and more.
  • Most insurance companies will pay for all, or a portion of, your customer’s diabetes education for individual appointments. Please check with your insurance carrier for coverage information.
  • For customers whose diabetes requires specialized care, North Memorial Health Endocrinology will collaborate with you and your care team, and assist you with expert, one-on-one guidance and treatment for your specific case.
  • North Memorial Health Endocrinology also assists customers with other diseases affecting the endocrine system, including pituitary and adrenal gland disorders, thyroid disorders, and polycystic ovarian syndrome, to name a few.

Conditions and Care Services

Learn more about your condition and how it may be treated at North Memorial Health.

List of Services

Bone Density Testing

Infusions & Injections

Insulin Pump and Sensors

Thyroid Biopsy

Treatment for Osteoporosis

Meet Your Healthcare Co-Pilots

Our highly trained experts empower you with the knowledge and the support you need to get the healthcare you want.

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Deb L. Vevea, RD, LD, CDE

Diabetes, Nutrition
My first priority is to carefully listen to the customer to find out what is important to them and what they value.
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Kurt Rettig, PA-C

Endocrinology
I work alongside my customers to inform them of their treatment options and decide together what works best for their health.
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Wanda Andrews, PA-C

Family Medicine, Diabetes Care
I develop long standing customer relationships that include shared decision making and education.
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Julie Ganfield, RN, CDE

Diabetes & Endocrinology
I work together with my customers to create a plan of care that is tailored to their individual goals and challenges.
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Farha Khan, MD, FACE

Diabetes & Endocrinology
I treat my customers as I would want to be treated, with commitment, compassion and dignity.
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Lori Treb, MS, RDN, LD, CDE

Diabetes & Endocrinology
I enjoy working with customers of all ages to help them make lifestyle changes that improve their health.
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Sara J. Johnson, RD, LD, CDE

Diabetes & Endocrinology
My approach to customer care is to listen, understand and individualize.
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Karen Palmer, RDN, LD, CDE

Diabetes, Nutrition
I believe in and promote lifelong healthy eating habits.
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Heather Eiden, RN, DE

Diabetes & Endocrinology
I enjoy working closely with my customers to create a plan of care that works best for them.
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Crispin J. Semakula, MD, MSc

Diabetes & Endocrinology
I work to develop a personal connection with each of my customers in order to give them the best individualized care.
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