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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Interim Secretary of Health

Diabetes Education

South Dakota law provides health insurance coverage for diabetes equipment, supplies and self-management education, including medical nutrition therapy. Diabetes education (also known as Diabetes Self-Management Education or DSME) is a process by which people with diabetes learn to manage the disease with help from a diabetes educator.

Diabetes education focuses on:

  • Healthy eating
  • Being active
  • Monitoring
  • Taking medication
  • Problem solving
  • Healthy coping
  • Reducing risks

The following programs have met the criteria and are eligible for reimbursement from South Dakota insurance companies and South Dakota Medicaid:

 

Programs Recognized by the South Dakota Department of Health
Coteau des Prairies Hospital & Clinic
205 Orchard Drive
Sisseton, SD 57262
605-698-7647

Mobridge Regional Hospital and Clinics
1401 10th Avenue West
Mobridge, SD 57601
605-845-8118

 

Fort Thompson PHS Indian Health Center
P.O. Box 200
Fort Thompson, SD 57339
605-245-2285

Regional Health Physicians-Endocrinology

640 Flormann Street

Rapid City, SD 57701

605-718-3300

Spearfish Regional Hospital
1440 N. Main Street
Spearfish, SD 57783
(605-644-4000

 

 

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