ATLANTIC GENERAL HOSPITAL TO OFFER DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT TRAINING

08-26-2015

The Diabetes Education Program at Atlantic General Hospital will be offering diabetes self-management training classes in September.

The series of four, two hour sessions will address blood glucose monitoring, foot care, nutrition, exercise, and other self-management skills to help manage diabetes. The program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for quality education, and program staff includes a Registered Nurse, and a Registered Dietitian, both of whom are Certified Diabetes Educators.

A referral from your Primary Care Provider and advance registration are required. An individual appointment with the nurse, to review your medical history, will be scheduled prior to the start of the program. Diabetes Self-Management is a Medicare benefit and the cost of the classes is covered by many insurances.

Details
Classes will be held on the following Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
September 9
September 16
September 23
September 30

Location
Atlantic Health Center, 9714 Healthway Drive, Berlin, Md.

Please call 410-641-9703 for more information and to register.

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