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Keep your diabetes in check

Diabetes can be complicated. It is more than just monitoring blood sugar. That’s why we have assembled a team of experts to help you keep your health in check!

At Artesia General Hospital, our comprehensive diabetes services include a doctor with specialized training in managing patients with diabetes, plus a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator to help you with daily routines. We’ll partner with you to manage your care, coordinate with other medical providers and focus on preventing potential complications.

No matter if you have prediabetes or type 1, type 2 or gestational diabetes, you’ll find the support and encouragement you need with our Diabetes Care Team.


Our Endocrinology Center of Care offers treatment for a range of endocrine disorders, like diabetes and thyroid conditions. Adding a physician specialist to your diabetes care team will help to ensure you’re managing your disease in the best possible way.

Diabetes Education

Healthy eating, physical activity, monitoring your condition, taking medication and reducing risks to your health are all important parts of managing diabetes—but it can feel overwhelming!

Diabetes educator Susan Dade can work with you to develop a personalized plan to stay healthy, and give you the tools and ongoing support to make that plan a regular part of your life. Susan is also a Certified Insulin Pump Trainer.

Take control today by reaching out to our Diabetes Care Team.

Diabetes Care Team Providers

Robert T. Ferraro, MD, CDE

Robert T. Ferraro, MD, CDE

Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Susan Dade, RD, LD, CDE

Susan Dade, RD, LD, CDE
Diabetes Educator

Physicians & Providers

Locations & Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 5 pm

608 N. 13th St., Suite 600
Artesia, NM 88210
Dr. Ferraro: 575.736.8440
Susan Dade: 575.736.8520

Carlsbad Multi-Specialty Clinic
1410 N. 8th St., Suite B
Carlsbad, NM 88220

Awards & Accreditations

Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist
Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist