Mobile Diabetes Center

Mobile Diabetes Center

Mobile Diabetes Center

The Mobile Diabetes Center is a partnership between Nebraska Methodist College, the Cosmopolitans and the Cornbelt Diabetes Connection

Mobile Diabetes Center Mission

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

History: 

Nebraska Methodist College 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, adults and children. 

Partners: 

Cosmopolitan International ~ Cornbelt Federation
Nebraska Methodist Health System Community Benefits Office

Services Provided: 

All services are non-diagnostic screenings and are not intended for diagnosis.      

Non-diagnostic Screenings:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Height/Weight/Body Mass Index
  • Self-Assessment Risk Score for Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes
  • Blood Glucose
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Foot Assessment
  • Flu Shots (seasonally based on availability for underserved and underinsured)

Size of the Unit: 

38' long by 13' wide