Our endocrinologists help you optimize your health while living with diabetes, thyroid disorders, high cholesterol and osteoporosis. We believe in a team approach, and we help coordinate aspects of your endocrine health with other specialists. By working together, we can help you on the road to better health.
Our integrated team of medical professionals includes doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, a dietitian, educators and clinical professionals who work with you to improve your health.
Calcium and parathyroid hormone management
Continuous glucose monitoring
Pituitary function tests
Thyroid lab evaluation
Shopping for your health
Our registered dietitian, Morgan Curless, RD, LDN, hosts grocery store tours to provide you with practical knowledge on choosing healthier food items. The tours focus on individual nutrition goals and improving health outcomes. If your goal is to lower your blood sugars or cholesterol levels, this is a great starting point! View upcoming classes here.
To register for these classes, please call the Diabetes Learning Center at 217.528.7541 ext. 24529.
Diabetes support group
Join us for a FREE support group for those living with diabetes. Meetings are at Springfield Clinic Carpenter on the third Monday of each month from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Call the Diabetes Learning Center at 217.528.7541 to reserve your spot.
Each session will begin with a 5-10 minute educational talk on a particular topic related to diabetes. Then, participants can discuss anything they would like related to diabetes and ask questions to available experts and each other. Future sessions could include guest speakers or trips to local places, such as the farmers’ markets.
Topics will include:
Building a healthy support system
Benefits of being physically active
How to plan a healthy diet
Dealing with high and low blood sugars
Travel planning with diabetes