Tioga Medical Center receives Diabetes Care Award

Tioga Medical Center is one of seven clinics to receive the North Dakota Diabetes Care Clinic Achievement Award.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota, in cooperation with the North Dakota Department of Health Diabetes Prevention and Control Program, sponsors the annual awards given each spring.

The award recognizes clinics that have demonstrated excellence in managing the care of diabetes patients and is based on American Diabetes Association guidelines.

To receive the award, a clinic must have at least 10 patients with diabetes and more than one practitioner and have met all five achievement goals in 2007. The North Dakota Diabetes Care Provider report has tracked providers and patient services for more than seven years.