Diabetes

How a specialty pharmacy can help you

We understand the day-to-day management of your diabetes and the complications that may accompany it. At Vivo Health Pharmacy, we collaborate with our patients — and their doctors — to help them manage their condition and follow their treatment plan.

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Do you have questions about your treatment?

Our pharmacists are ready to work with you. We'll provide the tools and the answers that you need to stick with your treatment plan.

These are some of the questions patients commonly ask. Let us know what questions we can answer for you.

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We're Here to Help

With Vivo Health Pharmacy, you can expect:

Personalized Care

No matter what you're facing, our expert pharmacists are here to provide one-on-one support.

Free Home Delivery

Here at Vivo Health Pharmacy, we understand that life can be unpredictable, which is why we offer free delivery to make getting your medications as simple as possible.

Access to More Medications

As a specialty pharmacy, we have the hard-to-find treatments that your local pharmacy doesn't always carry.

Vivo Health Pharmacy is here for you.

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Recommended Support Services

We understand that finding resources and joining supportive communities are key aspects of your diabetes treatment.

Here are some of the tools and support groups we recommend:

 

Online Resources

In It Together

The American Diabetes Association, in partnership with John Hancock, created this multimedia resource to help people with Type 2 diabetes learn how to adopt daily routines for a healthier lifestyle.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's website for patients and their families and friends, offering information about diseases, conditions, and wellness.

Programs

Diabetes Wellness

Accredited by the American Association of Diabetes Educators, this program offers tools for managing diabetes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Diabetes Disease Management

This program is intended for patients whose diabetes is difficult to manage. Through face-to-face visits and regular telephone appointments, a nurse disease manager will help you control your diabetes, offering assistance with medication adherence, scheduling appointments, and even transportation.

Gestational Diabetes Care

At these one-on-one sessions with a diabetes educator, you'll learn more about checking your glucose levels, taking medications, healthy eating, and what to expect after delivering your baby.

Healthy Living

This six-week workshop will teach you how to better manage your diabetes. Topics include creating an exercise plan, feeling less tired, healthy eating, and making informed decisions about treatment.

Nutritional Counseling and Diabetes

This program advises diabetes patients on healthy eating habits, emphasizing the importance of proper nutrition in managing the disease.

Weight Management

Northwell Health's weight management services help participants set and achieve weight loss goals and make healthy choices. Registered dietitians guide you through creating an individualized plan and offer tips on being more active and dealing with stress.

Diabetic Foot Care

Diabetes can lead to nerve and blood vessel damage, particularly in the legs and feet. Proper foot care can be critical in preventing serious infections and even amputations. Northwell Health's podiatry services provide specialized care, regularly checking feet for issues and educating patients and their caregivers about proper foot care.

Diabetic Wound Care

Wound care specialists at Northwell Health treat the slow-to-heal wounds that many people with diabetes experience. Northwell Health staff has specialized training in the latest wound care therapies, technology, and medication.