Diabetic Education

Welcome to CHRISTUS Southern New Mexico Diabetic Education clinic! Education is provided by our Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists to empower patients to take an active role in the management of their health.

Services offered include:

  • Diabetes Self-Management & Training (DSMT) Group Classes
    EMPOWER Diabetes Group classes will be offered once the patient is established with the clinic.
  • Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)
    Educator can only place device and provide education, referral required.
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) for:
    – Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
    – Kidney Transplant (within the last 36 months)
    – Gestational Diabetes (GDM)
    – Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
    – Adolescent/Teens BMI > 95% PERCENTILE
    – Cancer
    – Weight Management
    * Please call our office if you have a specific diagnosis not listed

 Please have your clinic staff have patients call their insurance to see if they have coverage for MNT and DSMT benefits.

Our services are available by physician referral only. A referral must be obtained from the patient’s primary care provider or a specialist with a qualifying diagnosis. We also accept referrals from Pediatrics. All referrals should be written to CHRISTUS Southern New Mexico Diabetic Education.

Please call our office regarding Tricare patients before writing a referral, as Tricare is Provider specific.

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


2559 Medical Drive, Suite B
Alamogordo, NM 88310