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At Sanford Aberdeen, we offer a full range of diabetes education services for people with type I, type II, gestational and pre-diabetes. Nancy Hartung, MSN, RN, CDE, and Lisa Kopecky, MS, RD, LN, are here to share their knowledge and give you the tools you need to manage your diabetes. Our diabetes education team has over 35 years of combined professional experience. Our services include: 
  • Insulin pump starts and management
  • Continuous glucose sensors
  • Glucometer training
  • Insulin administration
  • New diagnosis instruction
  • Annual follow-up education
  • Community pre-diabetes classes
The Sanford Aberdeen Diabetes Center also offers support groups for people of all ages including:
  • Support group for adults with diabetes
  • Support group for parents and children with diabetes
  • Support group for High School students with diabetes
We also offer medical nutrition therapy. This therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms uses a specifically tailored diet devised and monitored by a registered dietitian. The diet is based on your medical and psychosocial history, physical examination and dietary history. Lisa Kopecky is our medical nutrition therapist. She will discuss your feelings about food, food basics, strategies for healthy eating, food challenges, planning and setting goals, and establishing a support network.

For more information, contact:
Nancy Hartung, MSN, RN, CDE
Diabetes Educator
(605) 626-4380