St. Mark’s Diabetes Center accepts referrals from any physician for comprehensive, personal diabetes self-management training for patients and their families. View all the services related to our Diabetes Center.
We try to make the referring process simple for you and your office.
- Download our referral form or call 801-268-7358 and select option 2 to request a faxed version.
- Complete the form with the patient’s name, phone number, diagnosis, and labs.
- Fax to our schedulers at 801-268-7902.
- Our schedulers will contact the patient and arrange the appointment.
The diabetes educator will send the referring physician a summary letter of the education given, along with any other information or recommendations they deem necessary.
Educators are also available to answer simple questions via phone or email.
We are only able to accept patients with a diabetes diagnosis at this time.
Please use the hospital’s Outpatient Dietitian Services (801-268-7046) for non-diabetic patients that need other dietary or weight loss counseling.
|April 2010 – April 2011|
|Total New Outpatients||654|
|Type 1||70 (11%)|
|Type 2||426 (65%)|
We also see an average of 500 inpatients each year. We have an average of 4 follow-up visits per day, adding up to approximately 1,000 follow up visits each year.
A1C Data (using 100 patient sample)
|Average Starting A1C||8.7%||8.8%||9%|
|Average Ending A1C||7.3%||7%||7.6%|
A1C change is similar for those with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.