Mobile Diabetes Center

mobile diabetes centerThe Mobile Diabetes Center is a partnership between Nebraska Methodist College Center for Health Partnerships and the Cosmopolitan, Cornbelt Diabetes Connection

The partnership works to expand and deepen community health impact by providing NMC students, faculty and alumni with an opportunity to address diabetes health issues for a variety of urban and rural populations.


Mobile Diabetes Center Goal and Objectives

Provide diabetes related health screenings in urban and rural communities

  • Objective 1:  Assessment
  • Objective 2:  Screening
  • Objective 3:  Education
  • Objective 4:  Referral


The Nebraska Methodist College, Center for Health Partnerships, Mobile Diabetes Center began providing services in January of 2011.  The Mobile Diabetes Center (MDC), gasoline, driver and all screening supplies are provided by the Cornbelt Federation of Cosmopolitan International.  Nebraska Methodist College faculty, students and alumni staff the MDC.

Population Served:

We serve Nebraska and Eastern Iowa


Cosmopolitan International ~ Cornbelt Federation

Dimensions of Current MDC:

Length 36 Feet
Height 12 Feet
Width 11 Feet w/ Extension
8 Feet w/o Extension

Program Details

Non-diagnostic Screenings:

  • Blood Glucose
  • Blood Glucose / Cholesterol (6-8 hour fast required)
  • Blood Pressure
  • Height/Weight/Body Mass Index
  • Self-Assessment Risk Score for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes
  • Hemoglobin A1c (only for uninsured persons with Diabetes)
  • Foot Care/Assessment
  • Total Cholesterol
  • Vision Acuity Screening
  • Flu vaccines (for underserved and underinsured)