More than 600,000 adults in North Carolina, including 10,000 in Johnston County, have been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the North Carolina Division of Public Health Diabetes Prevention and Control.
At Johnston Health, we offer a diabetes education program that is recognized by the American Diabetes Association and meets the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education. Our goal is to improve the health of the people in our communities through education and guidance on living with diabetes. We teach our patients ways to decrease symptoms, reduce risk of long-term complications, and start living a healthier life.
Johnston Health Diabetes Center
Johnston Medical Mall
514 N. Bright Leaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
To speak with a diabetes educator, call the Johnston Health Education Department at 919-938-7534. The office is open from 9 a.m. till 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Our diabetes educators are not allowed to dispense, prescribe or renew any medications. If you have an emergency, call your primary care physician or go directly to the nearest emergency department.